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Over and Out for Artshelter?

During the long wait for a bus, local artist and writer, Maureen Connett, has been pondering what can be done to cheer up the town centre, in particular the bus stops at Queens Road. She would have liked to share her art portraying local places in Hastings on the empty spaces at the bus shelters, but it looks like the Pandemic may have put paid to a ‘laudable initiative’. We can take another look at Maureen’s art here.

Posted 07:35 Monday, Aug 17, 2020 In: Visual Arts Tags: Alexandra Park artshelter Big Choir Brassey Institute Christchurch Handels Messiah Hastings Philharmonic library Maureen Connett Opus Theatre St John the Evangelist the Spirit of Cricket

What Marianne North learned from Edward Lear

In the autumn of 1852, Edward Lear, while painting a fig tree in the overgrown garden of the Hastings MP Frederick North, made a lifelong friendship with the MP’s daughters, which affects lives to this day. Artist and writer Maureen Connett tells us more about the lesser known artistic and musical talents of the writer, Edward Lear, best known for his limericks and nonsense poetry.

Posted 22:06 Friday, Aug 14, 2020 In: Hastings People Tags: Frederick North Lord North Marianne North Maureen Connett

Passed or failed? Ten watercolours

The Coronavirus Pandemic was a test which I failed – and I succeeded. I failed: I drank too much wine, did not clean my flat from top to bottom, did not catch up with my reading, did not practise yoga, nor sort out surplus clothing for the charity shops. Artist and writer Maureen Connett tells us what she did do in lockdown.

Posted 13:16 Friday, Jun 5, 2020 In: Hastings People Tags: A E Housman poems Alexandra Park Chris Cormack Hastings International C loveliest of trees Maureen Connett

Roll up for HAF’s Christmas cornucopia!

Posted 16:56 Wednesday, Dec 2, 2015 In: Arts News Tags: Alex Leadbeater Andrew Topliss Anika Jasse Anne Warne Bekkky May Caroline Morris Catherine Abbot Charlotte Morris Christmas Show Claire Buckley Clifford Willard Danny Mooney Dawn Timmins Emily Johns Erica Smith Fi Brown Gill Hamper Hastings Arts Forum Jacqui James Julie Willard Juliette Dodd Katherine Reekie Mary Dawson Maureen Connett Penny Nice Rachel Hoath Sally Winter Sara Thursfield Sassy Luke Tricia Neve Vicky Tawamana
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