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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

A book, a town, 53 events, multiple perspectives

The #ATownExploresABook festival is in its third year and this year Robinson Crusoe is the book that has been selected for exploration. HOT writer Erica Smith – one of the many contributors to the festival – gives her take on Crusoe in St Leonards.

New See Spray Gallery and Salty De Soufflé

See Spray Contemporary Art Gallery is a totally new venture which is hoping to establish itself  as a purveyor of unique contemporary art as well as stocking art supplies and providing community space for art projects, as curator Ella Matthews explains. The current exhibition features Brighton-based collage artist Salty De Soufflé.

Posted 18:52 Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 In: Arts News Tags: Peter Quinnell Salty De Soufflé Tom Bartlett

Exploring Windrush

Following a few extraordinary weeks during which a passport was placed in Michael Braithwaite’s hand and his fight for the right to remain working and living in the UK was resolved pending compensation, he joins Sussex experiential theatre company ExploreTheArch and fellow Windrush generation musicians in a new summer production – The House after Windrush – which opens on Monday 6 August.

Posted 09:52 Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 In: Performance Tags: Dave Rohoman Felicity Truscott Gail Borrow Michael Braithwaite Peter Quinnell Stella Clifford Windrush

Great Expectations in St Leonards this Easter

A literary festival for readers, non readers and those who just wanna have fun is going to run through St Leonards from 30 March to 15 April. HOT’s Erica Smith shares the word on the street.

West Street Dog

Illuminating West Street: A Winter Salon

Following a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), the West Street Community Group will be supporting a year-long project researching, sharing and celebrating the history of West Street in Hastings Old Town. Xaverine Bates found out more.

Posted 09:29 Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 In: Community Arts Tags: Anthony Roberts Ed Boxall Jamie Cunliffe Peter Quinnell Radiator Arts Transition Town Hastings West Street

#JaneEyreProject – a town celebrates a book

St Leonards is gearing up to fête one of our great nineteenth century novels in a unique fashion, capitalising on the wealth of artistic talent and creative skills in the area. Gail Borrow of ExploreTheArch theatre company is the catalyst who has inspired a whole community to celebrate a novel written 170 years ago.

Posted 17:15 Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Art Bewick Bobos Flowers Burtons' St Leonards Society Charlotte Bronte Claire Fletcher community Explore the Arch ExploreTheArch Gail Borrow Hastings Arts Forum Jane Eyre Jane Eyre Project Love Café Mr Rochester Paul Beadle Peter Quinnell St Leonards The Links Project The Wine Shed theatre trail Transition Town Hastings Vladimir Miller Who's Wearing What
Sea Crossing Maggie's boat

Sea Crossing

Boats. There is something  about boats. From children playing in the bath with them, sailing them over ponds, boats frustratingly lost from being becalmed or capsizing. Then there are more grown up connotations; travel, exploration, trade, slaves, war and invasion. And  the vulnerability of mass migration in less-than-seaworthy vessels. At the Folkestone Triennial 2011, HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths walked into a church and was entranced by Hew Locke’s motley fleet of boats sailing in the knave above her. Magical and thought provoking.

Posted 20:11 Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 In: Visual Arts Tags: Bern O’Donoghue Electro Gallery Folkestone Triennial Hew Locke Lauris Morgan-Griffiths Murmurations Gallery Peter Quinnell Refugees Crossing Root 1066 Festival SoCo Artists
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