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Winkle Club announces two day charity Jazz Festival event in June

A top line-up including Lianne Carrol and Herbie Flowers have been announced for this year’s Winkle Club Jazz and Blues Festival.

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon: Wildlands

Console Corner: Ghost Recon: Wildlands review

Vast and full of promise but a bit of a wasted opportunity...

Operation Avalanche

DVD review: Operation Avalanche (4 out of 5)

One of the biggest conspiracy theories down the years has been that we never actually got to the Moon - it was all a big show put on so the USA could beat the Russians in the space race.

Little Mix

Little Mix announce Sussex date as part of summer tour

Heralded as the world’s biggest girl band - Little Mix will be performing in Sussex later this year as part of their run of ‘Summer Shout Out 2017’ shows.


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.

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Spring has sprung at Crowhurst

The Crowhurst & District Horticultural Society’s Spring Show has been hailed a great success, attracting a record number of entries from young and old.


Almost 100 local music acts in 18th Beatles Day

What began as a simple tribute to a brother has become a much-loved annual event which thousands of local people look forward to being part of - Hastings Beatles Day.

Nigel Kennedy

Top names play for jazz festival

Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival, will host a performance by the world’s best-selling violinist of all time, Nigel Kennedy, on Thursday May 25.

Robertsbridge jazz club at the village hall - photo by Neil Garrett

Special guest artist dazzles in Robertsbridge

Spring is in the air and, as the trumpets of daffodils provide a vibrant display so did trumpet player and special guest Paul Higgs on his visit to Robertsbridge Jazz Club.

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.

Reuben's Train playing at the Senlac Inn In Battle for Mrs Y Music club

The dark edge of American music - with sideburns

Reuben’s Train is a duo performing mostly American songs from the darker side of life.


A rollercoaster ride through an epic story of life and love

I was fortunate to catch Performers Coming Together - The Revue Show at The Beacon starring Carol Prior, Mike Hatchard, Sally Holloway, Sheila Hyde and Rupert Blunderbus.

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Local school children to star in magical opera

Local school children will play a key role when Opera South East bring Mozart’s The Magic Flute to the White Rock Theatre next month.

And accompanied children aged under 16 will be able to watch the performance for free.

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.

Sarah-Jane Morris and Antonio  in  Rye Jazz Festival's spring concerts

Stunning music for May from Rye Jazz fest

Spring will see Rye Jazz Festival present three intimate and high quality concerts in the beautiful setting of St Mary’s Church, Rye, on May 25-27.

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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.


Splash Point Jazz Club with new regular event in Battle

The Bull Inn at Battle now runs bi-monthly jazz nights hosted by pianist and singer Neal Richardson of Splash Point Jazz Club with a special VIP guest each time.

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