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The Special Consensus bringing top bluegrass

This weekend sees an amazing live music event in Catsfield with The Special Consensus playing on Saturday January 28.

Crowhurst and District Horticultural Society members and Chairman Mary Boorman (second from left) with some of the donated items at the Jumble Sale SUS-170124-094951001

Rumble in the jumble success

Dozen’s of people braved the early morning chill for a rumble in the jumble at the Crowhurst & District Horticultural Society’s annual event that raised a bumper amount of cash.

Gwyneth Herbert at Kino Teatr SUS-170124-102807001

Adventurous and original musician

Following a North America tour, and straight from performing in the Bristol Old Vic’s production of The Snow Queen, strikingly original performer Gwyneth Herbert brings her acclaimed trio show to Kino-Teatr.

Two Men One Guvnor at the Stables Theatre in Hastings

Riotous comedy is Stables smash

The Stables Theatre kicks off its 2017 season in uproarious style with a production of the smash West End and Broadway hit One Man Two Guvnors.

Theatre and Comedy
Gimme Danger at Kino Teatr SUS-170124-090537001

Sheer splendour and power of Iggy Pop and The Stooges

The ultimate love letter to the fire of Iggy Pop and The Stooges is surely the film made by director Jim Jarmusch shortly to be screened at Kino Teatr - Gimme Danger will be shown on Wednesday February 1 at 7.30pm.

The Carrivick Sisters  presented by Mrs Y's Music Club at the Senlac Inn in Battle

Celebrating 10 years with new album and gig for Mrs Y

Mrs Yarrington’s Music Club launches its 2017 season, now in its ninth year, with a return visit from the critically acclaimed Carrivick Sisters

Blackshed Gallery in Robertsbridge  new show January 2017

First time show for artist with his irreverant take on “Britishness”

Opening next weekend at the Blackshed Gallery in Robertsbridge is Hard Brexit from Tom Bartlett, an emerging artist unafraid of self-expression.

Source Park SUS-170123-102849001

From BMX to Beethoven as Piano Festival announces a new venue

The world’s largest subterranean skate park - Source in Hastings - normally resounds to an eclectic mix of rock, punk and hip hop, but on Tuesday February 14, freestyle BMXers and skateboarders will be able to hear some of the world’s most talented young pianists.

The Lantern Society  at the Printworks in Hastings SUS-161212-105128001

Welcoming the Lantern Society to Printworks

Open mic nights are tricky. Essential to future talents wanting to hone their chops, they’re often hijacked by people who for good reason can’t otherwise get a gig.

Marian Ham, founder of the Rye Area Children's Community Choir SUS-170117-133519001

Rye children’s choir is something to sing about

Youngsters in the local area have the chance to put their vocal chords to the test and join the Rye Area Children’s Community Choir which has just been launched.

Dev Patel in Lion

FILM REVIEW: Lion (5 out of 5)

Saroo Brierley is a very lucky man. As this remarkable movie based on real events reveals, he could easily have been just another statistic, a vulnerable young child lost in a massive country that struggles to cope with poverty.

The likes of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will make the Switch popular

Nintendo Switch games revealed as launch looms large

Nintendo’s brand new console the Switch is out in just over a month’s time and a host of games have been confirmed for the intriguing machine.

The Bridge exhibition opens January 20

New show takes in memories and personal stories

A new exhibition highlighting communities, landscape and memorabilia has opened at Hastings Museum.

John Otway gig at The Fountain Bar in Hastings

The unexpected John Otway in live performance

Rock veteran John Otway is an English singer-songwriter who’s built a sizeable cult audience through his extensive touring, surreal sense of humour and self-deprecating underdog persona.

Amadeus production for NT Live broadcast to the De La Warr Pavilion in February 2017

The power to create or destroy

A potent mix of genius and obsessive jealousy combine in Amadeus which will be broadcast live by the National Theatre on Thursday February 2 at 7pm, with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia.

The Edge of Winter at Kino Teatr featuring artists such as Chiara Vinci

Take yourself right to the Edge Of Winter at Kino Teatr

​The Edge of Winter - at Kino Teatr in St Leonards - is a special event next weekend which combines contemporary and classical elements in a celebration of music, performance, film and couture inspired by winter.

Theatre and Comedy
Thomas Truax playing at Kino Teatr in St Leonards

Invention and creativity of amazing singer songwriter

Next Friday (Jan 27) sees Trash’d at Kino-Teatr in St Leonards with an astonishing performance from Thomas Truax at 7.30pm.

Alexis Taylor plays at De La Warr Pavilion

Alexis Taylor to bring solo Piano tour to Bexhill

The lead vocalist of British electro-pop band Hot Chip, Alexis Taylor, has announced his solo tour is coming to Bexhill this March.

Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2016 at the Amex Stadium.

Huge support for the county’s premier food awards

Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2017 has attracted more than 13,000 public votes to recognise the county’s brightest and best food professionals.

Whats on
Eric Zuber playing at Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition

The cream of young music talent in Hastings’s prestigious competition

The standard of contestants for this year’s Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, which will run at the White Rock Theatre from February 23 to March 4, is higher than ever according to competition director Professor Frank Wibaut.

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