In the spotlight! Providing an oasis of positivity in a desert gloom

Are you a performer?

Would you like to be a performer?

Do you just want to show off?

We’re living in strange times, we’re told we need to stay at home, to isolate ourselves from others, the news is all a bit depressing.

At Hastings In Focus we’ve been thinking about what we can do and we’ve concluded that you can find all the news you’ll ever need about COVID-19 on every other news source in the country and we think that will be more authoritative than anything we can provide.

Therefore we are going to try and become an oasis of positivity but to do that we need your help.

Can you sing, dance, read poetry, play an instrument, act out a comedy sketch or perform a dramatic scene?

What we’re asking is that you record your performance using your phone or a video camera then send it to us. You can email it to tellmeyourstory@hastingsinfocus.co.uk or upload it to our Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/525011657840898 and we’ll do the rest.

Our Mayor and cofounder of #OHMV getting in the spirit of things with a wonderful rendition of “my old mans a dustman” featuring Nick Warren on guitar

Posted by One Hastings Many Voices on Friday, 13 March 2020
Here’s Hastings Mayor Nigel Sinden in fine voice.

It doesn’t have to be a well known piece, it could be a song or poem you’ve written yourself or your very own brand of comedy.

Performance venues across the town are closed so lets make www.hastingsinfocus.co.uk the town’s virtual performance venue and let’s demonstrate that Hastings really does have great talent and along the way we can celebrate the very best of Hastings and St Leonards.

If you’re looking for some entertainment to pass the time why not have a listen to The Hastings Podcast by following this link…

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