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Local pub signs and 1066

Inspired by the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings, pub historians David and Lynda Russell decided to delve into the history of pub signs connected to the epoch-making events of 1066. Members of the Pub History Society, they have been diligently researching pubs around Hastings and further afield since 2007. Here are the results of their original research. Text by David Russell, photos by Lynda Russell.

Posted 17:19 Monday, Nov 7, 2016 In: History Tags: Abbey Hotel bayeux tapestry Conqueror's March David Russell John E Ray King Harold Lynda Russell Norman Arms Odo Pub History Society Robert de Mortain Royal Standard Sanguelac Senlac Inn Shepherd Neame The 1066 Warrior's Gate William The Conqueror pub

6,000-mile walker calls in at Hastings RNLI

Early this month Alexander Ellis-Roswell set out from Canterbury on a 6,000-mile walk around the coast of Britain to raise funds for the RNLI Lifeboats. After passing through Hastings last week

Posted 19:54 Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 In: Home Ground Tags: Alexander Ellis-Roswell Despo Plato's cafe RNLI Royal Standard
Kris Dollimore

Bluesman Kris Dollimore sets a high standard for Hastings

During a career in music spanning more than three decades, guitarist Kris Dollimore has travelled the world, gracing some of its greatest stages, and has played with numerous international bands and artists. Names you may have heard of include The Godfathers, The Damned, Dee Dee Ramone, Johnny Thunders and Adam Ant. He also plays with Del Amitri, who just last week announced a UK tour for early 2014. Kris numbers the likes of Johnny Depp, David Bowie and Chrissie Hynde in his fan club. Musician Ian Greensmith gets excited about the upcoming gig at The Royal Standard.

Posted 08:23 Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013 In: Music & Sound Tags: Friday 20 September guitarist Hastings Kris Dollimore Old Town Royal Standard

Nun better!

The Nuns are an all-lady band paying tribute to The Monks. The drummer, Bongo Debbie, lives in St Leonards and has lured her bandmates down to play at The Royal Standard on Easter Saturday evening. Ian Greensmith tried to find out more and got the habit…

Posted 12:10 Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 In: Music & Sound Tags: Royal Standard The Monks The Nuns

Colourful characters, crooked steps and alleyways…

HOT columnist Sean O’Shea interviews Hastings musician, artist and instrument maker Andy Dennis. He talks with Andy about his music making, his vivid pictures of the Stade and his love of Hastings.

Posted 09:47 Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 In: SOS Tags: Catsfield Steamers Cock Inn Peasmarsh Lord Nelson folk club Mad Jack's Morris Old Gallery Old King George Old Town Royal Standard The Stag
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