Taking art out to a wider audience

From June 3-9 the Stade Hall, Hastings, again plays host to Robertsbridge-based arts collective RobArt.

Zoom Arts Galllery June show 2017

Eclectic influences and a riot of colour in Zoom art show

Expect a riot of colour, challenging ideas and exciting contrasts of textures when Anna Bachene’s solo exhibition Secrets and Stories arrives at Zoom Arts Gallery, Warrior Square Station, St Leonards.

Eric Slater's Martello Towers at Langney Point

Artist rediscovered on Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Roadshow picture expert Dendy Easton will open a new exhibition featuring a Seaford artist he helped save from obscurity.

Hastings Arts Forum

Art exhibition to reflect challenge

To begin to lose one’s sight, have diminished hearing or to suffer from cerebral palsy is challenging at best. At worst, it can be lead to feelings of isolation and anger.

Hastings Stage Studio  Sister Act

Audiences wowed by sheer talent in Variety Spectacular

What is the best thing to come out of Hastings? Some say the A21, but I say, without hesitation, the Variety Spectacular by The Hastings Stage Studio.

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Murmurations Gallery in Bexhill have new show featuring work by Peter Haslam Fox

Watercolour art show’s diversity in Bexhill gallery

A new watercolours exhibition promises to add a Splash Of Colour to Murmurations Gallery in Bexhill.

Sir Quentin Blake

Surprising work from Sir Quentin Blake at Jerwood

We all think we know the work of Sir Quentin Blake, but Jerwood Gallery’s new show - Quentin Blake: The Only Way To Travel (June 14 – October 15) - will certainly challenge that.


Supporting park restoration plan

Campaigners working to restore a 1930s greenhouse in Hastings are returning a valuable resource to community use, says a freelance writer and author.

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Celebrate good times at art show

Artists and art lovers, make a date in your diaries and prepare to celebrate the fifteen year anniversary of the Southwater Area Community Centre with a Community-Based Art Show which takes place at the end of May.

Artist Danny Pockets

New artwork from Danny Pockets celebrates where he was and is now

Opening tomorrow (April 29) at the blackShed Gallery in Robertsbridge is a show from local artist Danny Pockets: BLLDZR: And Other Drifts.

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Artist explores impact of female power in his life

Opening on Saturday (April 22) and running until May 28 is a new exhibition by local artist Thom Kofoed of his paintings, drawings, film, writing and photography which will “explore disparate experiences of gender and celebrate women” both in the public eye and from his own life.

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A fantastic day of art, music, food and poetry

Last year saw the Heart of Hastings Community Land Trust awarded a licence for neglected land where the Broomgrove Power Station once stood in the Ore Valley.

A piece by printmaker Agata Read

New photo exhibition is full of engaging, innovative work

An exhibition highlighting alternative photographic processes is on show at the Murmurations Gallery in Bexhill from March 25 to April 9.

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Ab Fab fashion show raises over £650 for charity

A special Fabulous Fashion Show in Udimore attracted dozens of people and raised hundreds of pounds for a local charity.


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.

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?

Thom Kofoed's show at St Mary In The Castle SUS-170228-130354001 SUS-170228-130354001

Inspiration for Hastings artist

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

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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.


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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