Three Artists show on The Stade

Local jazz hero and marathon fundraiser Mike Hatchard is one of Three Artists in a new show at The Stade on Rock-n-ore, Hastings, in early April.


Artists donate work to support local arts group

An internationally renowned artist has donated work to be auctioned in support of a local arts organisation.

Rye Art Gallery new show

A fantasy Rye takes centre stage in new art exhibition

Richard Adams is a widely exhibited artist living and working in Rye.

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Light, action and location suspended together in time

Next week sees the opening of a new show at Lucy Bell gallery in Norman Road, St Leonards, of recent work by artist Kirsten Reynolds.


Outstanding performances from talented youngsters

As Hastings International Musical Festival entered its third week it was announced that there were record entries for the Dancing Section with talented youngsters travelling long distances to compete.

Giovanni Pernice at White Rock Theatre in Hastings

Strictly star to host masterclass for young talent

Budding ballroom stars are being given the chance to learn from the best with a private masterclass from Strictly Come Dancing star Giovanni Pernice during his upcoming tour.

Jean Cooke at the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings

Unseen work from artist Jean Cooke at the Jerwood

Paintings, photographs and personal items provide the basis of an intimate look at the life and work of one of Modern British art’s unsung treasures, Jean Cooke RA.


Strong graphic light and colour in glass

A local artist inspired by Battle countryside has just opened a new exhibition at St Mary In The Castle celebrating all the colour and light of stained glass work.

Get into the spirit of World Book Day

30 brilliant books you can read in a day

It’s the 20th annual World Book Day tomorrow (Thursday, March 2) and what better way to celebrate than curling up with a good book?

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Inspiration for Hastings artist

An intriguing exhibition - untitled (Miss. Ms. Other) - will be shown at St Mary In The Castle next month.

Kirsten Reynolds at Lucy Bell Gallery

Compelling and powerful photography in new show

Lucy Bell Fine Art presents an exhibition of recent work by Kirsten Reynolds which includes photographic light drawings made in New Zealand, Greece and Norway as well as paintings from Kirsten’s on-going series The Illusion of Democracy.

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Hundreds of pupils perform in dance show

Pupils from school in Hastings and Bexhill gave some amazing performances at the annual Time To Dance Festival at the White Rock Theatre earlier this month.

De La Warr Pavilion installation Spring 2017

Finding your way through this horizontal state of art

Every Saturday at 3pm the De La Warr Pavilion presents a free tour of its current exhibition In A Dream You Saw A Way to Survive and We Full Of Joy in the Ground Floor Gallery. The tours are run by a different member of the DLWP team each weekend.


COUNTY NEWS: Biggest Roman find yet for city

An amazing discovery just below the surface of a park is being hailed as the most complete Roman find ever unearthed in a Sussex city.

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Ashes to Embers

A local artist who suffered a tragic loss when his partner died earlier this year is turning his life around, showcasing his unique work through the community art network in St Leonards and supporting a national children’s charity.

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Rare chance to see Andrew Kotting’s Edith film

One of the few showings of Andrew Kotting’s Brilliant new film Edith is takes place on the film-maker’s home turf of St Leonards on Wednesday December 14.

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Sussex fairy lore at Rudyard Kipling’s family home, Bateman's, this Christmas

Author Rudyard Kipling was one of the many inspired by East Sussex’s fairy tale heritage when he lived at Bateman’s, Burwash in the early twentieth century.

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Bexhill Artists Workspace

Wide ranging and eclectic art show in Pavilion’s studio

Bexhill Artists’ Workspace is holding its annual Designer Makers Exhibition at the Studio, De La Warr Pavilion, on Saturday November 12 from 10-4pm.

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Book signing at HRRA meeting

Hastings and Rother Rainbow Alliance have announced that their Annual General Meeting last Friday (October 28) was a great success and included book signings by two local authors.

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Talented kids are Born 2 Perform..

Lacey Theatre Arts will present their annual showcase entitled Born 2 Perform at St Peter’s Community Centre, Bexhill Old Town, next week.

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