Arts & Screen

Three Artists show on The Stade

Local jazz hero and marathon fundraiser Mike Hatchard is one of Three Artists in a new show at The Stade on Rock-n-ore, Hastings, in early April.


Artists donate work to support local arts group

An internationally renowned artist has donated work to be auctioned in support of a local arts organisation.

Rye Art Gallery new show

A fantasy Rye takes centre stage in new art exhibition

Richard Adams is a widely exhibited artist living and working in Rye.


Filming history of darkest hours

The 1916 film The Battle of the Somme is a compelling record of one of the key battles of WW1 and the first feature-length documentary about combat.

Films to look out for

14 films to look forward to in 2017

From thrillers to comedies and superheroes, we have already been treated to some big releases this year.

Beauty and the Beast

Film review: Beauty and the Beast (4 out of 5)

It seemed a strange idea of Disney’s to rummage through their treasured and much-loved back catalogue of animations and turn them in real-life versions.

The Rocks by Kirsten Reynolds at Lucy Bell Gallery SUS-170213-115641001

Light, action and location suspended together in time

Next week sees the opening of a new show at Lucy Bell gallery in Norman Road, St Leonards, of recent work by artist Kirsten Reynolds.

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.


DVD review: Pet (3 out of 5)

Seth is a lonely man who works in an animal shelter, living a regimented boring life that has little going for it.

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Fabulous Fashion Show to save the fabric of historic St Mary’s church

Those who are kicking themselves for having missed the recent London Fashion week need not despair as they now have the opportunity to see some glad rags closer to home at a Fabulous Fashion Show.

Jean Cooke at the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings

Unseen work from artist Jean Cooke at the Jerwood

Paintings, photographs and personal items provide the basis of an intimate look at the life and work of one of Modern British art’s unsung treasures, Jean Cooke RA.


Strong graphic light and colour in glass

A local artist inspired by Battle countryside has just opened a new exhibition at St Mary In The Castle celebrating all the colour and light of stained glass work.

Viceroy's House

Film review: Viceroy’s House (4 out of 5)

Britain’s link with India lasted 300 years and ended in hundreds of thousands of deaths of men, women and children as long simmering resentment surfaced among rival factions.

Hastings Fringe Festival 2017

Hastings Fringe Festival 2017

Do you want to take part in the newest, boldest performing arts festival in Hastings?

Theatre and Comedy
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.

Kirsten Reynolds at Lucy Bell Gallery

Compelling and powerful photography in new show

Lucy Bell Fine Art presents an exhibition of recent work by Kirsten Reynolds which includes photographic light drawings made in New Zealand, Greece and Norway as well as paintings from Kirsten’s on-going series The Illusion of Democracy.

Rye artist Luke Hannam in debut show in Brighton

Rye artist’s show

Rye based artist Luke Hannam will open his first solo exhibition on Monday February 27 in Cameron Contemporary Art in Brighton.

John Travolta (left) in Life on the Line

DVD review: Life on the Line (3 out of 5)

The work of the lineman is a very American phenomenon.

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