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Vocal Explosion inspires and relaxes

Vocal Explosion World Music Choir is a community choir based in Hastings that has received funding from Sussex Community Foundation (SCF) this year to show how singing, and music generally, is good for health and well-being. Music journalist Jonathan Lennie writes about his experience of one of the ‘feel good’ workshops and encourages you to go along too. 

Posted 14:47 Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 In: Music & Sound Tags: Jonathan Lennie Juliet Russell St Clement's Church Vocal Explosion

Preview corner: What’s HOT in February

There’s always loads of things going on in Hastings and the surrounding area. And just because it’s cold and foggy, it doesn’t mean that you can’t get out and enjoy it. Every month we do a round-up of some of the things coming up that have caught our eye, and every month we ask Toby Sargent, our man with the V Reg Maestro, built-in cassette player and the string-backed driving gloves, to write it.

The new Hastings tapestry

Celebrating the people of Hastings 2016. 

Posted 17:10 Monday, Apr 4, 2016 In: Community Arts Tags: 950 Panels Keith Leech St Clement's Church the Battle of Hastings The New Hastings Tapestry

The 2015 Midwinter Candlelit Concert

After a sell out show last year, local choir, Vocal Explosion, are back with a Candlelit Concert to warm our cockles and get us into the festive spirit. HOT’s Zoya Mathison finds out more.

Posted 09:48 Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015 In: Music & Sound Tags: Acoustic Music Ancient Celtic Christmas Edd Blakeley Garry Blakeley Juliet Russell Middle Eastern Music Midwinter Candlelit Concert St Clement's Church Vocal Explosion Zoya Mathison

Christmas and New Year cheer with Opera South East

On Sunday 6 December Opera South East presents an evening of Christmas delights in the old town with audience participation and a welcome performance by the Claremont Preparatory School Chamber Choir. The pupils of Claremont School were invited to join in a carol composing competition and some of their carols will be performed by the chorus of Opera South East.

Belo Horizonte to Hastings – the beautiful horizon

Hastings Philharmonic Choir is counting its lucky stars that its popular Brazillian music director from Belo Horizonte, Márcio da Silva, has chosen to settle in St Leonards with his lovely wife, Aysen and their two young children. This opens up an exciting new ‘beautiful horizon’ of possibilities for developing the choir’s abilities and ambitions over time; what is more Márcio will also play a part in the cultural regeneration of Hastings through music, writes Chris Cormack.

Posted 15:35 Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015 In: Music & Sound Tags: Aysen Ulucan Marcio da Silva opera academy St Clement's Church
Fipple Consort

Fipple Consort – free concert

The Fipple Consort is a group of adults from Hastings who love playing recorders. Some have been playing since childhood, whilst others have come back to this beautiful instrument over the past year after a break of many years. The group’s Chris Green reports.

Posted 11:31 Thursday, Jul 16, 2015 In: Music & Sound Tags: Chris Green fipple consort Sean O’Shea St Clement's Church

A new, old kind of music

Do you like Björk and her views on music? Well, maybe a good introduction to the music of Arvo Pärt, before seeing it performed live by the Hastings Philharmonic Choir, is to watch an interview she had with Pärt on his music, writes HOT’s Chris Cormack.

Posted 09:21 Saturday, Nov 8, 2014 In: Music & Sound Tags: Arvo Pärt Berliner Messe Chris Cormack Hastings Philharmonic Choir mozart Oratorio de Noêl Saint-Saëns Singing Revolution Solemn Vespers St Clement's Church
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