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Join the fun at May Day Fair

Bexhill Old Town’s annual May Day Fair takes place at Barrack Hall Park on Bank Holiday Monday (May 7), 11-4pm.


VIDEO: Paul Feiler: One Hundred Years opens at Jerwood Gallery in Hastings

The Paul Feiler Estate and The Redfern Gallery are pleased to announce a year-long centenary celebration of the life and work of Paul Feiler (1918-2013), which will include a major retrospective at Jerwood Gallery in Hastings.

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Top performers head to Rye for holiday weekend

Next weekend sees a series of top notch live performances in Rye by some of the biggest and most respected names on the current music scene - from the ‘people’s tenor’ Russell Watson to the dazzling classical guitarist Milos Karadaglić and the soul diva talent that is Avery Sunshine.

Iden Village Hall - Whatever The Weather

A musical romp through seasons at Iden Village Hall

After an “awful” fire at Iden Village Hall last summer, which saw the loss of staging, scenery and chairs, that old adage ‘the show must go on’ was proved yet again by enthusiastic performers.

Theatre and Comedy

VIDEO Preview: BLODS to host a comedy double-bill night

On the 18th & 19th May The BLODS Little Theatre, in Bexhill, will host another comedy double-bill night.

Theatre and Comedy
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Celebrate two music legends in one show

The Carole King and James Taylor Story takes audiences on a journey through the careers of six-time Grammy Award winner and 20-time platinum hit-maker Carole King and five-time Grammy Award winner American folk legend James Taylor.

Theatre and Comedy
Esther Manito is Live At The Palace in Hastings

‘One to watch’ comedian is next up for Live At The Palace

The sizzling regular Live At The Palace comedy night is back on Thursday May 3 for its last event before the Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival 2018 in summer.

Theatre and Comedy
Eugene Onegin at White Rock Theatre presented by Opera South  East SUS-180423-152423001

Review: A focus on the relationships at very heart of Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin

The contrast between intimate encounters and public celebrations was well caught in Fraser Grant’s production of Eugene Onegin for Opera South East.

Whats on
Hastings readers ticket offer for Kim Wilde’s gig

Hastings readers ticket offer for Kim Wilde’s gig

Kim Wilde’s 2018 UK Tour hits The White Rock Theatre, Hastings, tonight (Tuesday, April 24) – and 200 lucky Hastings Observer readers can attend the gig for just £5 a ticket.

King King

Top blues rock band King King’s live gig in Hastings

Winner of Best Band for five years at the British Blues Awards and with a recent album mixed by Chris Sheldon of Foo Fighters fame, King King is one of the most successful blues rock outfits on the circuit today.

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Homecoming gig in summer for Keane singer Tom Chaplin


REVEALED: The secret Netflix codes that unlock thousands of TV shows and movies

Deciding what to watch on Netflix can be time-consuming. Especially when there are hard-to-please friends or relatives involved.

Burnout Paradise has been given the remaster treatment

Console Corner: Burnout Paradise Remastered

Racing royalty royally remastered.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society

Film review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society (4 out of 5)

It’s no surprise that a conflict that impinged on just about everyone in the world, saw millions die, and dramatically changed the life of many more is still the source of ideas for films today.

TV and Film
Tenor William Morgan

Tenor to perform a recital at Fairlight Hall this Sunday

What nicer way is there to spend a Sunday morning than a reasonably-priced classical music recital?


National Tea Day: The Sussex tea company given the thumbs up by Selfridges

To mark the national tea days this month Laura Cartledge shares a cuppa with Sussex-based business Hoogly Tea.

Eating Out
A new Hastings event showcasing local women in music

New live event will showcase great local women in music

An exciting new music event supporting women launches in Hastings tonight (Friday April 20)

Russell Watson

Rye International Jazz Festival promises world-class concerts

Rye International Jazz Festival are promising “five incredibly special intimate world class concerts” in St Mary’s Church, Rye in East Sussex over the early May bank holiday weekend.

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