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Lee’s call to preserve Hastings’ statues and monuments

As a critical eye is turned on statues and monuments across the land, Cllr Rob Lee has called on the council to defend the town’s heritage and take action to preserve our statues and memorials. In West St Leonards the Friends of Edith are busy preserving the statue of Edith and Harold. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 18:00 Wednesday, Jun 17, 2020 In: History Tags: Charles Wilke Edith Swan-Neck Hastings Borough Council Ian Jarman Jennifer Crisp Kim Forward King Harold Rob Lee statues

Local pub signs and 1066

Inspired by the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings, pub historians David and Lynda Russell decided to delve into the history of pub signs connected to the epoch-making events of 1066. Members of the Pub History Society, they have been diligently researching pubs around Hastings and further afield since 2007. Here are the results of their original research. Text by David Russell, photos by Lynda Russell.

Posted 17:19 Monday, Nov 7, 2016 In: History Tags: Abbey Hotel bayeux tapestry Conqueror's March David Russell John E Ray King Harold Lynda Russell Norman Arms Odo Pub History Society Robert de Mortain Royal Standard Sanguelac Senlac Inn Shepherd Neame The 1066 Warrior's Gate William The Conqueror pub
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Lovers Harold and Edith reunited

Film maker Andrew Kötting and writer, pyscho-geographer and raconteur, Iain Sinclair have collaborated on a couple of films – Swandown, By Our Selves with Toby and Freddie Jones and now as part of Root 66, Edith. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths talked to Kötting about his latest project.

Posted 12:29 Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 In: Film Tags: Andrew Kotting By Our Selves Claudia arton Eden Kotting Iain Sinclair Jem Finer John Clare King Harold Lauris Morgan-Griffiths Root 1066 Sandown Toby Jones Waltham Abbey William The Conqueror

1066: A Medieval Mosaic

Father and daughter team, Michael and Rachael Linton, want to take 1066: A Medieval Mosaic on tour throughout the United Kingdom,  exhibiting in art galleries, museums, castles, churches, cathedrals, universities or other appropriate venues for the 950th Anniversary of the Battle of Hastings – and they’re starting with an exhibition from August to October 2016 in the Crypt of St Mary in the Castle, Hastings, writes Chris Cormack.

Posted 11:04 Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016 In: Arts News Tags: Battle of Hastings bayeux tapestry Chris Cormack Earls of Northumberland Harald Hardrada King Harold King of Norway st mary in the castle The Battle of Fulford Gate The Battle of Stamford Bridge William The Conqueror
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