Portraiture exhibition

Portraiture and how it’s approached today is the subject of Bexhill’s Murmuration Gallery’s latest show.

Sirona - belly dance workshop for Hastings Pride

Amazing dance workshop in lead-up to Pride 2017 parade

The organisers of Hastings Pride which launches tomorrow announce a “fantastic” opportunity to be part of this year’s parade and even the possibility of taking part in the opening ceremony.

Brenda Hartill exhibition in Rye

September open studio with print demonstration and talk

Artist Brenda Hartill is in early September holding two open studio weekends at Oast House Gallery, Pound House, in Udimore, near Rye.

Philip Clemo at Kino Teatr

A mesmerising and unique event in sound and vision with Dream Maps

A Sussex-based musician and film-maker will next weekend create a unique and unforgettable event at Kino Teatr in Norman Road.

Church rooms in Robertsbridge

Robertsbridge Arts and Crafts show next weekend

On Saturday August 26 and Sunday August 27, Robertsbridge Church Rooms will host an exhibition by 20 local artists. The exhibition will be open between 10-4pm, and admission is free but donations welcome.

Stephen Turner and Exbury Egg

Exbury Egg in Hastings

Completing its tour of the nation’s highways, byways and waterways, Stephen Turner’s Egg will charm and fascinate in equal measure when it arrives in The Courtyard at Jerwood Gallery this autumn.

Winter Giant

Diverse blend of art, music, theatre and dance coming in Battle Festival

Now in its fourth year, Battle Festival has quickly become a cultural gem in the South East’s calendar. With a diverse, family-friendly focus, the festival will stage an eclectic range of events and activities throughout October.

Theatre and Comedy
La Verita dance company

A whirlwind of arts in Coastal Currents 2017

Eighteen years after the first Coastal Currents festival was launched in Hastings, 2017 sees a month-long celebration of art which promises to be the biggest and best ever.

Illustration from 'Good old M&D' by David L Molyneux

If only there would be another one along in a minute...

All things vintage and the ‘good old days’ are widely sought after and revered in these modern times and anyone who hungers after a bygone era will love David L Molyneux’s illustrated book which celebrates the early years of bus operation.

By artist Leo Baroni who will be showcasing his work at Hastings Arts Forums Rising Talent exhibition

Rising Talent exhibit at Arts Forum

More than thirty young and emerging artists have submitted their work for the Rising Talent exhibition, opening at Hastings Art Forum’s gallery on July 25.

Circo Rum Ba Ba's Giant Whale

Climb inside a life-sized inflatable sperm whale

Who hasn’t wondered what it would be like to be inside a sperm whale?

Circo Rum Ba Ba's Giant Whale

Climb inside a giant whale on Pirate Day

This weekend as part of the Pirate Day celebrations a giant inflatable whale will be open to visitors on the beach close to Hastings Pier.

Quentin Blake, We'll Get There Somehow

Blake tackles the refugee crisis & mental health

Celebrated artist and illustrator Sir Quentin Blake explores challenging issues from mental health to the refugee crisis in his latest Hastings exhibtion.


Rhythm of the Dance is a treat for fans of Celtic music & Irish dancing

The thunderous melody of twenty two pairs of shoes tapping in perfect synchronisation will fill the glorious Winter Garden when the celebrated show Rhythm of the Dance returns to Hastings on Saturday (July 15).

Paul Praeger's winning photograph 'Flying'

Paul is flying high in photo competition

A local photographer has scooped the ‘Best in Show’ accolade at a Bexhill gallery’s first open photography competition.

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Local artists exhibit at Zoom Arts

Two local artists will showcase their work in a week long exhibition at Zoom Arts Gallery, Warrior Square Station, St Leonards, June 18-24, 9-6pm.

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Lion King performer will hold workshop in Hastings

A former student of The Hastings Stage Studio who is currently performing in the Disney West End hit The Lion King will be presenting a one day master class workshop with choreography from the show.

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Storytellers and artists needed for inventive project

Artists and storytellers are invited to get involved in a summer project being launched by MSL in partnership with Rock House.

Betsie Field and her nan Jean in front of their exhibits

Art show - it’s a community celebration

The launch of the Celebration Art Show at Southwater Community Centre, St Leonards on Sea, attracted a large crowd to the Private View, held last Wednesday (May 24).

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From success in BGT to owning the stage at White Rock in Our House

Street dancing sensation George Sampson has been confirmed for the UK tour of award-winning musical Our House which comes to Hastings’ White Rock Theatre from September 19-23.

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