Laetitia Yhap at 80 – the Hastings ‘magic moment’ that inspired her work

A new exhibition celebrating the life and work of Laetitia Yhap, Hastings resident and acclaimed British 20th century painter, opened virtually at Hastings Museum & Art Gallery on Thursday (Jan 21st).  After moving to Hastings in 1967 it took Laetitia seven years before the ‘magic moment’, when she discovered the subject that would be central […]

Is Kid Kapichi’s debut album on course for the top-40?

By Rob Griffin Hastings rockers Kid Kapichi are asking fans to help fire their debut album into the top 40 of the official charts. The group produced This Time Next Year themselves during last year’s lockdown and will be releasing it on February 5th. Co-vocalist Jack Wilson believes an extra boost from pre-sales over the […]

Falling in love with the everyday objects around us

Celebrating the objects we love will be the theme of an exhibition at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery early in the new year. The Looking at Things project has been developed by ExploreTheArch theatre company with students from Hastings and Bexhill Mencap. The students have been exploring the relationship between themselves and the objects that […]

The Stables prepares to open its doors on December season of shows

The Stables is planning for its re-opening for its December season on Sunday (Dec 6th).  Local artists Steve Scott, Heather Alexander, Claire Bolt, Orion Powell and Mike Keegan take the roles in It’s a Wonderful Life on Sunday, Dec 6th with Natalie Roberts and Helen Ward-Jackson in Leading Ladies, on Tuesday Dec 8th, Thursday 10th […]

In ‘olden times’ when music was better – and so was the telly

Since he turned 50 last year Darren McCann has been getting all nostalgic and hankering after the “good ol’ days”. In the coming months he’s going to be sharing his memories of some of the things that shaped him growing up and he wants to hear from you… were they really the good old days? […]