Get busy in Bexhill this half-term

Family fun for half-term hols starts this weekend at the De La Warr Pavilion with the STEAM-Powered Big Draw Festival on Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon until 4pm.

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How loss turned into a new way of living

Local artist Chris Dredge will be holding his first exhibition on Saturday November 26 at the Southwater Community Centre in St Leonards.

Tom Dwyer and Katy-Jo Murfin met in rehearsals for the West End show Cats - here they are rehearsing their routine for Halloween at Priory Meadow Shopping Centre

Bringing Jacko's Thriller zombie dance to Hastings shopping centre

Oh, come on...who wouldn't want to see this? We all love Michael Jackson's Thriller and the dance steps are hotwired into all our memory.


The everlasting charm and romance of The Nutcracker

There’s no better way to ease into a sparkly Christmas than watching classic ballet with beautiful music and wonderful costumes.


Icons of poetry in unique show from local actor

A Meeting Of Minds is a skillful weaving together of work by three giants of British poetry and literature - John Betjeman, Philip Larkin and Alan Bennett.

The Football Ramble - Published by Century, the book is released in hardback on October 20, �14.99.

The Football Ramble. By four men who love the game they hate - book review

They are the independent voice of football punditry. Downloaded more than 12 million times a year, The Football Ramble have been entertaining football fans with their podcast for nearly 10 years.

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Illuminating art at Murmurations

Illumination at Bexhill gallery Murmurations is a joint exhibition from two established local artists – Rachel Hoath and Gina Lelliott.

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Kids invited to submit work for new book

Hastings Writers’ Group are inviting youngsters from Hastings and St Leonards aged 5-11 to put pen to paper and submit stories, poems, paintings and drawings to be used in a book celebrating the group’s platinum anniversary next year.

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A century of art from 100 artists in Jerwood show

Curator James Russell has chosen more than a hundred works, spanning a hundred years, by a hundred different artists, for the Jerwood Gallery’s next major exhibition.

Fundraising night for unique dance group

Belly dancing charity night in Bexhill

Sheiks Delights will be staging an evening of dance in aid of Breast Cancer Research at Coast Restaurant and Bar, on De La Warr Parade in Bexhill, on Saturday October 22 at 7pm for 7.30pm.

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Afro-Caribbean programme of new art and film

Wheel n Come Again is a new dynamic Afro-Caribbean arts and film programme at Hastings Art Forum on St Leonard’s Marina which will present two film screenings and an art exhibition from Tuesday November 1 until Sunday November 13.

The King Is Dead exhibition at the BlackShed gallery in Robertsbridge

Pilgrimage in the footsteps of a king’s mistress

As a tribute to mark the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings and William the Conqueror’s invasion of England there is special celebratory free event at the BlackShed gallery in Robertsbridge tomorrow - this Saturday October 1 - from 2-5pm.

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Go back in time in Battle with a Blast From The Past

Battle Festival Presents Spiltmilk Dance with Blast From The Past at Battle Memorial Hall on Friday October 21 at 7.30pm.

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Atmospheric open exhibition by Sussex artists

Atmosphere is the theme for this year’s Littlehampton OPEN, which has just been launched at Littlehampton Museum.


Will you wear it well at FRONT ROW 2016?

Ladies and gentlemen, get ready to don your glad rags and prepare to take your seats for the fashion extravaganza of the year, FRONT ROW 2016.

Battle art fair at Powdermills Hotel

Fifty artists in autumn show at Powdermills

Next months sees the PURE Autumn Art Fair return to Battle in conjunction with Battle Arts & Music Festival and as part of the Battle 1066 950th Anniversary celebrations.

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Zoom Arts Group celebrate 10 years

Zoom Arts Group, based at St Leonards on Sea is celebrating it’s tenth anniversary and are planning further expansion.

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Inflatable art with an English Channel setting

The De La Warr Pavilion is delighted to present Buoys Boys, an exhibition incorporating a new site-specific sculptural performance by leading British artist Fiona Banner.


Art for Alzheimer’s sake gets green light from MP Amber

An art show at Southwater Community centre, St Leonards on Sea, has been hailed a ‘great exhibition’ by Home Secretary Amber Rudd and pieces of original art work are being snapped up by local residents.

In The Running is now available from Amazon

Running back to health after brutal knife attack

Researching and writing a new book about running has proved the way back to health for Sussex Newspapers’ group arts editor Phil Hewitt after a savage knife attack in South Africa.

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