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 […]

A gala evening in celebration of the life of Molly Townson

Hastings International Music Festival presents a one-of-a-kind Musical Evening celebrating the life of their former chairman, Molly Townson who died earlier this year. Molly was an inspiration to several generations of singers and performers, and this is a chance to remember her and her musical life with the special concert at the White Rock on Sunday October […]

Council cuts its White Rock bill by half – almost!

Hastings council has almost halved the management fee it pays to keep the White Rock Theatre running. Figures seen by Hastings In Focus indicate that under the new contract just signed with HQ Theatres and Hospitality Ltd Hastings Borough Council (HBC) will pay £1.75m over the next five years as the ‘management fee’ an average of just […]

Star names announced for this year’s Panto spectacular

Big-name stars Michelle Collins and Chico will headline the cast list at this year’s White Rock pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk that will run from December 14 to 30. Michelle will play the Fairy and X Factor star Chico will star as Jack in this year’s spectacular family pantomime. Michelle became a household name from her time playing Cindy Beale […]