Things to do at home this Spring

Longer days and sorely missed warmth are finally on their way, and you’ll likely be inclined to stop and smell the flowers in your garden as we are all forced to spend more time at home, but hopefully we’ll be able to head out and participate in The Great British Spring Clean before too long. […]

The Hastings Virtual Stage

We’ve devised The Hastings Virtual Stage to showcase local talent and make people smile at the same time. If you sing, dance, act, play a musical instrument, just want to show off or have ideas on how to keep us fit, healthy and active then video yourself and send it to us either by email […]

Street art to lift your heart

Local artists Lawrence and Arron Hosannah approached local councillors Ruby Cox and Trevor Webb with an idea for a mural on the wall alongside the steps between London Road and Alfred Street, next to Renaissance House in St Leonards. Using local shops as an inspiration, Lawrence used archive material from Hastings Museum and Art Gallery […]

Acclaimed artists paint live at streetsmART slam this weekend

Cavernous and atmospheric the old Observer Building in Hastings town centre thrown open its doors this weekend for a unique drop-in event. streetsmART slam celebrates the world of graffiti and street art.  Visitors can “watch, try, learn and buy”, with artist workshops, stencilling, spraying and rollering activities, exhibitions, stalls, films, DJ and food, plus live […]

What’s coming to The Stables is ‘Beyond Words”

Hastings School of Contemporary Dance (HSCD) presents Beyond Words at The Stable Theatre from next Thursday (February 20th) until Saturday (22nd) with performance at 7.30pm Under the direction of Francesca Grando, Beyond Words will be an evening of inspirational dance. Students from HSCD will perform a range of styles including Contemporary, Ballet and Acro Dance. […]

The power of pictures – providing Hastings with a permanent piece of public art

Hastings Voluntary Action has been supporting local residents for more than 30 years and to celebrate this and also to highlight the amazing efforts of our local community the charity wants to create a permanent ‘photo-mosaic’ artwork that will be sited in Hastings and involve as many of its local volunteers and active community as […]

Back for a fourth stupendous year – by no popular demand whatsoever!!

Hastings favourite Christmas tradition will be back for a fourth year running when John Knowles and Kate Tym take to the stage once more in A Penny Pincher’s Christmas Carol. Kate and John of It’s Not Us Theatre Company are hoping this year’s iteration of there show will be sell-out once again: “Every year we get […]

In the name of art and charity Hastleonian Steve gets ‘the chop’

Hastings actor Steve Corke has let his new stage role quite literally go to his head – he has shaved off all of his hair for charity! Steve, who is performing this week as ‘The King’ in The Hastleons’ production of “The King and I” at The White Rock Theatre this week has decided to […]

Where’s Wally? And lots of family fun at Hastings Museum in half term

This half-term is going to be jam-packed with fun activities at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery. Not only will families be able to join the search for Wally, the world’s favourite children’s book character, but they will also be able to enjoy free craft activities and paid-for workshops throughout the week. Kim Forward, lead councillor […]