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Giants of music collide in Battle

​Mrs Yarrington’s Music Club always aims to have “all colours of the musical spectrum” and next up is a live performance from the Quantum illusion Project featuring iconic sax player Trevor Watts and pianist Veryan Weston.

Ava Potter as Lilly and Oona (Running Wild). Photo Johan Persson

REVIEW: Running Wild at Chichester Festival Theatre

Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild is no rehash of Kipling’s The Jungle Book.

Theatre and Comedy
Five star review for Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat SUS-170216-080137001

Superb Joe is a pitch perfect hit

A great example of the excellent entertainment being served up by the White Rock Theatre is that ageless magical musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Theatre and Comedy
ACO - New orchestra for the south east conducted by William Kundhardt

Classical music but played in an unexpected way

Led by South Coast native William Kunhardt, the Arensky Chamber Orchestra (ACO) will make its south coast debut in March.

Hidden Figures

Film review: Hidden Figures (4 out of 5)

It seems there have been quite a few movies ‘based on true events’ recently. Some have told a good tale, some have highlighted interesting events.

TV and Film
Blurt at Kino Teatr on Thrusday February 23

Blurt and Near Jazz Experience

When poet/puppeteer Ted Milton picked up the alto sax for the first time he experienced catharsis.

Muriel Matters' wagon,  used to  promote the  suffragette movement. SUS-170215-150603001

Launch of St Mary’s Matters to you!

St Mary in the Castle celebrated a special anniversary event to coincide with the launch of its fundraising scheme ‘St Mary’s Matters to you!’

News 1
TTD St Paul's SUS-170215-131719001

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.

Joe McElderry as Joseph

Nervous but excited - playing Joseph is an honour for Joe

There’s still time to see the nation’s favourite X Factor winner Joe McElderry starring in Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat which has performances left this week every evening and then Saturday at 2pm, 5pm and 8pm.

Theatre and Comedy
Gardens of Spain at Kino Teatr SUS-170215-114917001

Vibrant music and dance from The Gardens of Spain

Find passion, fire, grace and drama with The Gardens Of Spain at Kino Teatr next Wednesday, February 22, at 5pm and 7.30pm.

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Free workshops for Dementia Friends

A care home in St Leonards is appealing for local residents to consider becoming a Dementia Friend and is offering a series of workshops to give people a better understanding of a condition that currently affects 850,000 in the UK.

Trevor Moss at Fat Tuesday's Unplugged Saturday SUS-170215-112856001

Amazing line-up for Fat Tuesday

As preparations peak and final bands are slotted into place, Fat Tuesday’s organisers announce an exciting unplugged line up, an avant garde programme in Sunday Sonics, and a full agenda of talks and panels for Monday’s Unconvention.

Kate Tempest (Photograph: Ben Quinton)

Brighton Festival launches 2017 programme

The full programme for this year’s Brighton Festival was unveiled today (February 15), with its youngest ever guest director Kate Tempest.

Whats on
Graeme Williams, President of the paddleboarders, kayakers and surfers at the Hastings Rowing Club SUS-170214-095708001

Marathon man all at sea for RNLI

A local resident is walking on water in training for the Hastings Half Marathon where he hopes to raise a stack of cash for the RNLI.

Staff at ASDA St Leonards on Sea raised funds for St Michael's  Hospice Yellow Week SUS-170214-105237001

For its a jolly good Yellow Week

The local community pulled out all the stops to help raise funds for St Michael’s Hospice during Yellow Week celebrations (February 6-12).

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.

Youngsters can get involved in Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition by playing a grand piano in Priory Meadow SUS-170214-093855001

Highlights of upcoming piano competition 2017

If you go to Priory Meadow this weekend, you’ll find local pianists of all ages grabbing the chance to play in public on a concert standard grand piano.

Murmurations Gallery in Parkhurst Road, Bexhill

Eclectic show with artists using wide range of method

Next week sees the launch of Bexhill’s Murmurations gallery first members’ show for 2017.

Headland by Heywood and Condie at the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings SUS-170213-124619001

Celebrating Hastings in all her colours with installation

The jagged skyline of Old Town’s historic fishing sheds and the neon of the amusement arcades are all emblematic of Hastings.

The Rocks by Kirsten Reynolds at Lucy Bell Gallery

New show from one of our finest Hastings artists

A new exhibition of recent works by St Leonards resident and artist Kirsten Reynolds will be held at Lucy Bell Gallery in Norman Road from March 21 until April 29.

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