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Hastings Green Flag Award

Hastings is flying the flag with some of the UK’s very best green spaces. HBC’s Barbara Browning writes. Hastings ‘Alexandra Park, St Leonards Gardens and the Country Park have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as three of the very best green spaces in the world.

Posted 08:55 Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Alexandra Park Hastings Country Park International Green Flag Award St Leonards Gardens

Three green flags for Hastings

The Comedy of Babi Babbett Photo Glenn Overington

The Comedy of Babi Babbett

In August the players of The Rude Mechanical Theatre Company bring their seventeenth summer of outdoor theatre, comedy, mayhem and live music to St Leonards. Set in Islington in 1793, The Comedy of Babi Babbett is an out-and-out farce in the classic commedia dell’arte style and, according to The Rudes’ spokesperson, “is probably the funniest of all our plays”.

Posted 10:27 Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015 In: Performance Tags: Glenn Overington St Leonards Gardens The Comedy of Babi Babbett The Rude Mechanical Theatre Company The Rudes
In Memory by ZR

Around and about (V)

Here’s what has caught the attention of my eye and my heart this week on my travels around Hastings and St Leonards. Photos, words and contemplating out loud from HOT’s Zelly Restorick.

Posted 21:04 Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 In: Around and about Tags: Combe Haven JFK Queens Road salmon n cucumber St Leonards Gardens street art Zelly Restorick

Magic in the gardens

Last year, we decided not to perform our usual outdoor theatre show in St Leonard’s Gardens, writes HOT’s John Knowles and it paid off, returning this year, renewed and invigorated with many of the original cast (in new roles) and new blood. We are proud to say that the show was a triumph. With sell out performances, amazing reviews and a wealth of positive comments, A Midsummer Night’s Dream proved to be our most successful show to date.

Posted 18:13 Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013 In: Performance Tags: John Knowles. Shakespeare St Leonards Gardens

Mercatoria Theatre do it again!

Every year for the last five years, the Mercatoria Company re-form to transform St Leonards Gardens into a leafy theatre and bring Shakespeare back to life. HOT’s journalists, Cathy Simpson (well-versed in Shakespeare) and Erica Smith (a rather reluctant first-timer) joined the promenade around the park.

Posted 10:41 Saturday, Sep 7, 2013 In: Performance Tags: Bindu de Stoppani faeries fairies Hastings Joel Grieg John Knowles. Johnny Magnanti Justin McCarron Lee Warren Mary Hooper Naomi Robinson Nick Pilton Rachel McCarron Shakespeare St Leonards St Leonards Gardens Vicky Heath

Stewards wanted for Midsummer Night’s Dream

Posted 10:26 Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013 In: Performance Tags: Shakespeare St Leonards Gardens stewards supplement theatre

Harlequin Goes To The Moon

By popular demand, The Rude Mechanical Theatre Company makes a welcome return to St. Leonards this summer with its unique brand of comedy. Expect an evening of pure entertainment with their brand new tale, ‘Harlequin Goes to the Moon’, which contains all of the usual ingredients that make their shows so entertaining. 

Posted 15:11 Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013 In: Performance Tags: Harlequin Goes To The Moon St Leonards Gardens The Rude Mechanical Theatre Company
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