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Robinson Crusoe  deconstructed

It all started with a sculpture. And a chat – when Gail Borrow, the founder and the power behind the St Leonards experimental theatrical events, Explore the Arch, and sculptor Bernard McGuigan talked about  working together creatively. The seeds having been planted, they just needed a project. As the 300th anniversary of Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe was imminent, that is the venture they developed. Intrigued, HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths talked to Bernard McGuigan.

Posted 18:21 Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 In: Performance Tags: Daviel Defoe Explore the Arch Gail Burrow House of Crusoe Lauris Morgan-Griffiths Oliver Cherer Otti Albietz Robinson Crusoe Vladimir Miller yumino Seki

People’s opera project into new phase – participants wanted!

Barefoot Opera are moving into a new phase of their ‘people’s opera’ with a call-out for participants to start working towards the performance of an extract in late April and full performance a year later. The first events take place this weekend: a workshop for would-be chorus members and sessions in musical improvisation as part of the Hastings Fat Tuesday Festival. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 16:10 Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 In: Community Arts Tags: Arts Council England barefoot opera Barefoot Wines UK Bloom Britannia De La Warr Pavillon Fairlight Arts Trust Frank Moon Hastings Fat Tuesday Festival Jenny Miller Lucy Mulgan Nick Terdre Orlando Gough Otti Albietz People's Opera Sound Waves Choir Stephen Plaice Tom Clarkson

Singing the praises of our town

Residents of Hastings, St Leonards and Bexhill are invited to take part in a new music project inspired by our lives on the South Coast. Janet Hodgson explains why she wants you to join the throng and the song.

Posted 16:38 Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 In: Community Arts Tags: barefoot opera Bridget Aphrodite Jenny Miller Orlando Gough Otti Albietz

The Lantern Society

Trevor Moss & Hannah-Lou’s Lantern Society reads the hand stitched bunting, dappled in flickering candlelight and red glow. A thriving hubbub and forum, cauldron and big top. A throng of performers and listeners alike gathered from all over town and beyond jostle and meet. There’s no list for players to sign up, it’s not even first come first served, for at the Lantern Society fortune favours the brave.

Posted 15:04 Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017 In: Music & Sound Tags: Alan King Andy Gunton Bill and Eddy Odel ExPatriot hannah lou Harry Osbourne Otti Albietz trevor moss
Clash project rehearsals © Chris Parker

Choirs sing Bayeux Tapestry into life

Choirs abound in Hastings and St Leonards, filled with people who want to sing opera, gospel, jazz, rock or pop with others for the feel-good, endorphin, oxytocin releasing factor and the sheer love of singing. Now Jenny Miller, Director of Barefoot Opera has brought seven choirs together for two performances of Clash. a work specially produced for the ROOT 1066 festival. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths talks to her about the project.

Body Circus paints the town this weekend!

A circus with a difference, the Body Circus, celebrates the art of painting the body with performances, music, costume displays, workshops and a family friendly cornucopia of the beautiful and original. Body Circus will showcase a culturally diverse mix of music shows, dance performances and captivating fine art body painting including workshops and live performances for capoeira, street dance, circus artistry, as well as martial arts displays and fire performances from local artists and beyond. The Body Circus takes place in and around Hastings from Friday 24 May to Sunday 26 May,writes HOT’s Chris Cormack.

Posted 15:27 Wednesday, May 22, 2013 In: Performance Tags: Arcadian Anthem Avastar Between Lies and Promises Body Circus Brass Monkey Brazilica Dende drumming Empire Avenue Fire of Anatolia Hastings Afrika Day Kitten and the Hip Lucy FX Luna L'Amour Maisy Minks Mimma's Body Art Nana Tsiboe Otti Albietz Set Your Sails stade saturdays The Ecstatic Republic of Conga The Rhythm Section This Time Around Victoria Gugenheim Wildstyl'n'
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