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8th Hastings Storytelling Festival a huge success

Hastings eighth annual Storytelling Festival came to an end last weekend after a week of some wet and windy but very successful events across town. This year’s festival explored Hastings in a variety of creative ways. 

Posted 10:22 Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 In: Community Arts Tags: 18 Hours Events Axel Scheffler Bonkers Hats Dick Edwards Gruffalo Hastings Museum and Art Gallery Hastings Storytelling Festival Kit Caless Mandy Curtis Midnight Run Otherworld Out of the Hat Quentin Blake Sarah Evans Sud and Yam The Cactus Hound Thingumajig Timberlina

Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair comes to Hastings

The  Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair is heading to Hastings next weekend after a successful 12th event in London. The fair, to be held at the Jerwood Gallery, will deliver a line-up of established and up-and-coming artists who will be flinging open the boots of new and vintage Vauxhall cars to sell their original, exclusive artworks at incredible prices. Report by Semed Ama.

Posted 10:12 Thursday, Jul 7, 2016 In: Visual Arts Tags: Gavin Turk Keith Coventry Pam Hogg Quentin Blake Rachel Howard The Jerwood Gallery Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair

The return of Hi-Fest

HiFest – Hastings Illustration Festival returns to Sussex Coast College Hastings this Saturday for yet another jam-packed day of illustration fun, for all ages. With last year’s event labeled “a triumph” by special guest Quentin Blake, HiFest 2015 is set to be an even bigger and better celebration of all things illustration!

Posted 11:36 Wednesday, Dec 2, 2015 In: Visual Arts Tags: Anorak magazine festival Hastings illustration Nina Cosford Quentin Blake
Hastings Storytelling Festival

Top line-up at Hastings Storytelling Festival

Returning for the fifth year, Hastings Storytelling Festival comprises a wide spectrum 

Posted 13:04 Saturday, Oct 24, 2015 In: Performance Tags: 18 hours Davod Walliams. Dick Edwards Hastings Storytelling Festival Kino-Teatr Mandy Curtis Norwich Puppet Theatre Quentin Blake Rex Dinosaur Salena Godden The Natashas Project Usifo Jalloh Will Self

Everyone can draw! That’s EVERYONE!

If you have any doubts, come to Hastings Arts Forum on either Saturday or Sunday, 24-25 October and give it a try, writes HOT reporter John Cole.

Ice Lollies, Quentin Blake 2015

Quentin Blake – celebrating Hastings

Mention the two words ‘Quentin Blake’ and a smile of recognition appears on the faces of both adults and children. Happy memories of childhood books. It is always a pleasure spending time in the company of Quentin Blake’s imagination, so HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths was delighted to go and see his exhibition, Life Under Water – A Hastings Celebration.

HiFest is the first annual Hastings Illustration Festival taking place on Saturday 6 December at Sussex Coast College Hastings. It will be a celebration of all things illustration, as well as a fun, interactive, family-friendly event with talks, screenings, workshops, competitions, live drawing and stalls. HOT’s Erica Smith asked fabulous Hastings-based illustrators and co-organisers of the event Nina Cosford and Ali Graham to tell us more.

Posted 13:40 Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 In: Visual Arts Tags: Gemma Correll Hastings Illustration Festival Lawrence Zeegen Nina Cosford Quentin Blake Rob Ryan
Anita Taylor, Vestiges 2012

Jerwood drawings

The Jerwood Gallery, Hastings celebrates twenty years of the Jerwood Drawing Prize with a Drawing exhibition. It highlights drawing as a medium in its own right and features some eminent artists who in the past have been on the panel of the selection committee of the Jerwood drawing competition. Looking around the exhibition, HOT reporter Lauris Morgan-Griffiths was impressed by the diversity of the work – figurative, abstract, conceptual, collage, painting  – but was also confused.

Posted 15:12 Thursday, Jul 31, 2014 In: Visual Arts Tags: Anita Taylor Avis Newman Cornelia Parker Emma Talbot Hastings Jerwood Drawing Ehibition Jerwood Gallery Ken Currie Lauris Morgan-Griffiths Lisa Milroy Quentin Blake Timothy Hyman RA Victoria Howarth
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