Fun events keep donations rolling in for St Michael’s Hospice

St Michael’s Hospice has hosted a whole host of fantastic events over the last month, culminating in the annual charity ball, the Glitter Ball at Bannatyne’s Hotel on Friday November 1st. With over 200 people enjoying live music from The 1066 Rockitmen, the evening, was full of glitz and sparkle and raised over £5,000 for the […]

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 […]

Passionate presenters provide the inspiration at second Common Treasury

What happens when you combine the energy of over 100 local people with five inspiring examples of social change, delivered by a group of passionate presenters, in the awe-inspiring setting of St Mary’s in the Castle? What happens is that people find common ground – weaving a web of new connections by having creative conversations […]

The Hastings Podcast…

Redcently we launched the first edition of The Hastings Podcast and there has been a tremendous response. Here are just a few of the comments we have received… “…I like it’s rolling, entertaining quality.” “Great selection of guests, covering interesting topics. Brilliant stuff.” “Excellent initiative…” “…masterfully steered and negotiated by yourself and your articulate group…” […]

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 […]

St Leonards-on-Sea is the place to be – says The Guardian

Is St Leonards really the ‘yin’ to Hastings’ ‘yang’? That was how The Guardian summed up the relationship between the two towns – or are they really two parts of the same town? In answer to the question about St Leonards: what’s going for it? The Guardian feature writer answered that the town has, ‘come of age’. […]