Music night and carnival just part of fun in Battle

Battle’s Big Weekend is a three day festival packed with events for the whole family always on the last full weekend of June.

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Fishy delight on The Stade with festival this weekend

Midsummer Fish Festival 2018 takes place on Saturday June 23 and Sunday June 21 from 11-6pm in the Stade Open Space, Old Town.

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One Voice gala concert with 120 performers

Celebrating 20 years of performing arts creativity and success is Bexhill-based Mad Fish which is to hold a concert with 120 performers at the Izzard Theatre at Bexhill College.

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Bowler Crab bring outdoor theatre back to Three Oaks

Bowler Crab’s new production of Shakespeare’s The Merchant Of Venice will tour to Half House Farm in Three Oaks next weekend.

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Reggae legend’s live gig

Regarded with awe and affection, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry is one of the most enduring and original reggae producers and artists of all time.


Summer Recital delights are on the way at Fairlight Hall

When brilliant young Russian pianist Roman Kosyakov played in Hastings in early March the town was covered in snow and ice courtesy of the Beast from the East.

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Images ranging from Captain Kirk to Peter Blake inside a riot of colour

Mixed media collage artist Anna Bachène is from next week exhibiting her work at Zoom Arts Gallery, in Warrior Square Station, St Leonards.

Dinosaur World Live at White Rock Theatre in Hastings

Join Dinosaur World Live’s adventure

Forget about the latest Jurassic Park movie and get along to the White Rock Theatre to experience the dangers and delights of prehistoric friends for yourself.

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Blato Zlato bring an eclectic mix of music traditions

Bulgaria, Ireland and New Orleans come together in the innovative sound of Blato Zlato which launches its European tour as part of the Opus Theatre’s World Series on Saturday June 30.

Old Souls play for Hastings Fringe

Building bridges with Irish coffee, cake and laughter

New comedy play Old Souls will be presented at The Stables Theatre on July 4 at 9pm as part of the Hastings Fringe Festival.

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Enjoy the Summer Big Sing back on DLWP stage

The Summer Big Sing will take place at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill on Wednesday June 20 from 5pm and again at 8pm.

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Artist held workshops for community to get creative

As part of her community painting project, St Leonards artist Christina Macadam has led two free drop-in workshops at The SPACE in St John’s Road.

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Comedy all over town this weekend as festival is back for its third year

The third Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival landed on Wednesday June 13 and runs until Sunday June 17.

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Art and creativity making a splash throughout Coastal Currents 2018

Coastal Currents, the month-long arts festival for Hastings, is set to make an even bigger splash this September.

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Celebrating music in the Bexhill community with amazing events

The Bexhill Festival Of Music is in full swing having launched at the end of May with an eclectic mix of events ranging from The Sussex Song Makers to Los Twangueros, and the Sussex Concert Orchestra to Stoned.

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Catch the cream of local talent at new TN32 Festival this weekend

Hastings music sensation Sam Calver is launching a family friendly boutique music festival this weekend at Quarry Farm in Bodiam (June 15-17).

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A stellar line-up of all-time greats in Rye jazz fest

This year’s Rye International Jazz And Blues Festival will feature top level performance from stars as diverse as Courtney Pine, Clare Teal and Joan Armatrading.

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The Blues Band back in town

Some things just get better with age, and raw raspy blues is one of them - if you need proof check out The Blues Band’s performance at St Mary In The Castle on Saturday June 16 at 7.30pm.

Race for Life 2017, Alexandra Park, Hastings. Photo by Frank Copper. SUS-171206-064932001

In the pink and ready for the challenge of fundraiser

So many of us look forward to this local event - Race For Life 2018 will be taking place in Alexandra Park in Hastings on Sunday June 10.

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Celebrating 35 years since release of No Parlez album

Favourite 80s crooner Paul Young is performing his much loved album No Parlez in a new tour celebrating 35 years since its release.

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