Arts & Screen

Roy takes gold in Love Sussex photography competition

Talented local photographer Roy Paul is celebrating after one of his photographs was selected to appear in next year’s Love Sussex calender that’s set to raise hundreds of pounds for a charity that helps bereaved families.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Film review: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (4 out of 5)

These days you can pretty much guarantee what you’ll get when you see the name Tom Cruise in the cast list of a movie.

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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.

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War veterans to attend screening

A heart-warming documentary, capturing the antics, camaraderie, and acts of remembrance of an extraordinary veterans’ charity road trip to The Netherlands - with 120 World War II veterans travelling in London black cabs - will be screened at Kino Teatr in St Leonards.

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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.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Film review: Hunt for the Wilderpeople (5 out of 5)

When we look back at the movies for 2016, the massive blockbusters will probably be foremost in our minds, thanks to all the massive publicity and excitement with their release.

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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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Bexhill wolf actors return to TV screens in Ripper Street

A pack of wolf actors based just outside Bexhill return to television screens in Ripper Street when it starts next week.

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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.

Marathon swim

Mariam Saleh Binladen completes assisted Channel swim for Syrian refugees

Mariam Saleh Binladen has become the first person from Saudi Arabia to make a solo assisted crossing of the English Channel, the world’s most celebrated open water swim.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Film review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (4 out of 5)

One thing you can be certain of with a Tim Burton movie and that is the unexpected.

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.

Nadia Shannon with Schools Out, a three-dimensional piece using acrylics and mixed media, by Una Curthoys. Pictures: Kate Shemilt ks16000973-4

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.

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