It’s only been a year – Donna and Ray have big plans for Sharnfold

It’s a year since a St Leonards couple became the owners of a popular 79 acre tourist attraction just a few miles from their home town and they’ve got big plans for its future. Donna Bull and Ray Grant have invested heavily to boost Sharnfold Farm, situated at Stone Cross between Hailsham and Eastbourne. They’ve totally […]

Wunderbar! Hastings Oktoberfest 2020 set to go ahead – get your tickets now!

Great news this week for Hastings Oktoberfest fans as organisers confirm the event is set to go ahead at the new venue of Horntye Park Saturday October 3rd from 2-9pm. In a strange year when the Munich Oktoberfest itself has been cancelled, the staff, entertainers and suppliers of Hastings Oktoberfest really hope that we can […]

Adapting to circumstance… Hastings Jack In The Green goes online to support the NHS

Organisers of Jack In The Green are taking the event online this weekend. “We are very pleased to say that during these difficult times we are looking to bring the town online and together to celebrate our beloved festival, Hastings Traditional Jack in the Green,” Keith Leech, Chair of Trustees Traditional Jack in the Green announced […]

Deputy Mayor cutting some shapes for the NHS

Hastings Deputy Mayor, Councillor James Bacon is always up for lightening the mood. In recent weeks he has published videos of himself reading stories for children, he got his old Karate suit out of storage and gave us a demonstration of his martial arts skills and now he’s cutting some shapes on the dance floor […]

The celebration you deserve – planning a wedding in a time of uncertainty

Kate Tym and Kate Dyer are former East Sussex Marriage Registrars who are now freelance celebrants – an alternative to a marriage registrar, a vicar or other faith leader. They can conduct any ceremony you like, anywhere you like and at any time but they don’t do the legal bits – those are arranged separately. Here’s […]