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Coastal Currents reinvents itself whilst celebrating success through adversity

Coastal Currents is a well established local arts festival with an impressive track record – Stella Keen interviewed director Tina Morris on the difficulties faced in this ‘year of the plague’ and her plans for the future.

Posted 18:16 Tuesday, Oct 6, 2020 In: Arts News Tags: Anna Thomson coastal currents 2020 Digital Open Studios Dirty Old Gallery Isolation Station Hastings Joe Fawcett Malcolm Glover Mark French Peter Quinnell Russell Jacobs Tina Morris university of brighton
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Roland Jarvis through his daughter’s eyes

It is not altogether fanciful to refer to Roland Jarvis as an extraordinary man. He was in his eighties when in 2015 he had his first one-person show in Hastings, at the Fleet Gallery. Reviewed at the time by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths, it was an exhilarating exhibition laying out his talents in  his paintings, drawings and installations. Following his death last year, a retrospective has opened at the same gallery. Lauris recalls the man through the eyes of his daughter.

Posted 12:48 Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 In: Visual Arts Tags: Fleet gallery Lauris Morgan-Griffiths Mark French roland jarvis Sophie Mason St Leonards
Red Ladies © -Jessica Jordon Wrench

Strange currents in odd places

End of August approaches and with it Hastings and St Leonards annual arts festival, Coastal Currents. Amazingly, now in its sixteenth year, it has been growing exponentially in size and character, attracting international groups and live events as well as supporting local artists. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths talked to one of the curators, Tina Morris.

New at the Electric Palace

In the run-up to Christmas, the Electric Palace cinema is embarking on some interesting new initiatives, which encourage more audience participation and showcase some important creative people who come from Hastings. HOT’s Chris Cormack looks into this and explains further.

Posted 14:31 Thursday, Dec 12, 2013 In: Film Tags: Chris Cormack Electric Palace fancy dress film and book club Laetitia Yhap Mark French roland jarvis Trevor Watts
Hastings Film Makers Festival 2013

Doors open for home-grown film festival

UPDATE: CORRECTION TO STORY. The  Hastings Shorts series of short films, showing Saturday 27 April at 2.30pm at The Jerwood Gallery, is a new collection and not, as we originally reported, a repeat of last year’s Arrow In The Eye event.

The Hastings Way to Film

Is there a Hastings school of film? A style of film-making distinct to the area and its people? After all Hastings “is one of the most creative parts of the UK” as artist Gary Dorking remarked recently here in Hastings Online Times. A recent programme of films under the title ‘Arrow in the eye’ at the Electric Palace on May 13 sought to answer this question, and Richard Hull watched and listened with keen attention.

Posted 20:18 Thursday, May 24, 2012 In: Film Tags: Andrew Kotting Catharine Brown Ian Sinclair Kate Adams Katrin Magowitz Letitia Yhap Maika Compton Mark French Nick Pilton Nick Snelling Nicola Bruce Richard Heslop Richard Hull
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