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Achievements of young people’s groups recognised at SPARK awards ceremony

SPARK, the network for young people’s organisations in East Sussex, last week held its annual awards evening, with groups in Hastings and its environs well represented among the prize-winners. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 14:31 Saturday, May 21, 2016 In: Grassroots Tags: Amelia Everest Arwyn Thomas Bexhill Giants Basketball Club Bryony Mackenzie Callum Ward Courtney Goldsmith Education Futures Trust Fellowship of Saint Nicholas Gizmo Jade Mitchell Nick Terdre Peter Field Respond Academy RSPCA Mallydams Wood SPARK Westerleigh Judokwai

SPARK calls for award nominations

SPARK, the network for young’s people’s organisations in East Sussex, is inviting member groups to apply for one of its 2016 awards. Winners will be announced at a ceremony in May, for which the main sponsor is the East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 16:40 Monday, Feb 22, 2016 In: Grassroots Tags: Ashdown Audio Visual Craftimation Factory Create 51 David Kemp Education Futures Trust Firewise Little Gate Farm Nick Terdre Paula Woolven Redhead Design Respond Academy RSPCA Mallydams Wood Safe Drive Stay Alive Seaford Musical Theatre Juniors South Downs National Park Authority SPARK Sussex Coast College Sussex Downs College Sussex Police Wave Leisure

From here to there

Photographic Portraits by Brian Rybolt and Bob Mazzer

Posted 14:55 Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015 In: Photography Tags: age ageing Bob Mazzer Brian Rybolt Grosvenor House Hastings Arts Forum John Cole Photography portraits portraiture Respond Academy young people youth

Young producers plan St Leonards Festival

Meet Will Baxter, one of the young producers who are responsible for programming this year’s St Leonards Festival. Will grew up in St Leonards and has attended nearly every festival – either as an audience member, on stage or working on one of the stalls. HOT’s Erica Smith asked him why he wanted to get involved behind the scenes this year…

Posted 16:55 Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 In: One Long Party Tags: 18 hours 2014 Dub Generals Misha B Respond Academy Sat 12 July St Leonards Festival The Lennys Warrior Square Will Baxter
Part of the Family flyer

Part of the Family

This week’s Get a Life takes a peep into a family themed project for young people, hosted by BBC 1Xtra’s hip-hop DJ and producer, Skitz. As part of Small Green Shoots projects, Hastings becomes the host town for one of eight family themed events taking place, supporting young people with family life. Jessica Parker speaks to DJ Skitz and PR to Small Green Shoots Adam Webb in preparation for the event.

Posted 22:03 Saturday, May 24, 2014 In: Get a Life Tags: Adam Webb Arts Council England BBC 1Xtra Blackmarket Bronze Arts Award Creative Writing DJ Skitz Get a Life Harry Shotta Hastings Hastings Old Town Jessica Parker Natalie Wade Pablo McFee Part of the Family poetry Rap Respond Academy Rodney P Small Green Shoots

Think global – play local!

Not so many people know that Hastings is home to one of the UK’s top jazz improvisers

Posted 18:51 Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 In: Music & Sound Tags: Adama Drame Cyro Batista elise liversedge free imporvisation harwich arts festival Jazz kay syriad Last station located and dislocated Mary Hooper one to one reg hendrickse Respond Academy Trevor Watts Veryan Weston

Music as beautiful as a picture

If impressionist painting is your love, why not try the tonal paintings of an impressionist music concert? One of Hastings’ most accomplished musicians, pianist Francis Rayner, plays for a select audience with his partner, oboist Susan Hutton, at Respond Academy, Silchester Mews. this Friday 7 June at 7.30pm. It is part of the ‘One of Many Jazz Sessions’ organised by jazz musician Reg Hendrickse at the academy. HOT reporter Chris Cormack interviewed Francis Rayner on his busy life, spanning two cultural worlds and his upcoming concerts.

Posted 14:33 Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 In: Music & Sound Tags: chess first of many jazz Francis Rayner french impressionist music reg hendrickse Respond Academy

Lucy McEwen from the young people’s organisation Respond Academy tells HOT readers what’s been going on with the new Girlzwhat! group.

Posted 20:25 Tuesday, Jan 8, 2013 In: Hastings People Tags: Girlzwhat! Hastings Lucy McEwen Respond Academy St Leonards young people
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