Autumn cornucopia of delights fills Stade for September

September is coming and Hastings Borough Council Stade Saturdays programme is still going strong.

“This fantastic programme of free family events offers so much for our community,” says HBC deputy leader Kim Forward who is also lead councillor for regeneration and culture.

“From showcasing young local talent to our famous bonfire night there is plenty to keep autumn Saturdays something to look forward to,” she says

The first weekend in September features Incubate Showcase night, with the best of young local musical talent to launch Coastal Currents 2018. Morag Myerscough’s latest work, ‘Belonging’ can be seen from September 2nd until the 11th; a bright bold bandstand that will be on the Stade for a variety of community concerts and events.

belonging for BB
‘Belonging’ by Morag Myerscough.

On 8 September, the Ore Synthesizer club brings their timely geek masterpiece, ‘The story of Vasili Alexandrovich Archipov’ to the Stade with an irresistible mix of synth grooves and sampled cinema, part of the Coastal Currents Festival.

The Seafood and Wine Festival returns from the evening Friday September 14th for a Super Ska night with the Two Tones  and all day Saturday September 15th 11am – 7.30 pm and Sunday 16th September 11am-6 pm with a Jazz breakfast featuring Lianne Carroll at 9am on the Sunday.


Another Coasters circus offering on Saturday September 22nd, with Ramshacklicious presenting The Band at the end of the World. It’s a hilarious steampunk circus with anarchic music and comedy; there are two performances at 4.30pm and 7.30pm.

An evening of groove melody and soul with internationally known kora player and singer Diabel Cissokho will be on Saturday 29 September as part of AfriKaBa Festival and African Night Fever. Life affirming, dynamic and irresistible.

Diabel Cissokho

The second week-end in October (6/7) will have an incredible range of classic cars on the Stade, to mark the start of Hastings Week. A further display of classic motorbikes will be on display on Saturday 13 October, followed by the festivities of Hastings bonfire night all evening, which finishes the Stade Saturdays programme with a festive bang (or two)!

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