Arts & Screen

Film review: Journey’s End (4 out of 5)

The remarkable fact about RC Sherriff’s First World War play Journey’s End is that is was written in 1928, so when it appeared quite a few of the male audience will have fought in the Great War.


Family movie Coco is the latest gem from Pixar

It’s been out a while but Pixar’s latest movie Coco (PG) is still a great family choice this half term hols weekend.

A Midsummers Nights Dream, A Caribbean Dream

DVD review: A Midsummers Night’s Dream, A Caribbean Dream

Countless versions of A Midsummers Night’s Dream have entertained people across the world since the Bard put pen to paper in around 1595.

Chrome & Lemon - Paul Feiler Estate

Major show from a lifetime of work inspired by light and landscape

A major retrospective will be held at the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings as part of centenery celebrations of the life and work of artist Paul Feiler, who was born in 1918.

David Attenborough

Ten days of lively debate at Charleston

From Trump and Brexit, to feminism, global crime and sexual politics – it has been a rollercoaster year and Charleston Festival (May 18-28) comes up with ten days of heated debate, which looks at issues past and present.

An Affair To Remember

An Affair To Remember is Valentine’s Day winner

Get involved with Big Film Fight 2018 at St Mary In The Castle in Hastings.

Silver Swans

Silver Swans outing to the pier

The recently formed East Sussex Silver Swans will be taking to Hastings Pier on Saturday February 10.

Agafya in Sunlight - Rebecca E Marshall

A letter to the future in new art show Fever Of The Light

Filmmaker and Electric Palace cinema owner Rebecca E. Marshall will unveil her latest project Fever Of the Light next weekend.

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Celebrating 40 years of expression in dance school

Hastings School of Contemporary Dance is celebrating its 40th anniversary as one of the only specialised contemporary dance schools in the area. Beyond Words will be an evening of celebration, memories and inspiring dance. Students will perform a range of styles -including contemporary and ballet – to a variety of music from modern to classical. It will be performed at The Stables Theatre in Hastings from February 15-17 at 7.30pm.

Half term show from Rye Dance Centre SUS-180602-083328001

Inspired by the movies in new dance extravaganza

Rye Dance Centre follows the success of last year’s Super Duper by presenting its latest biannual show Movies Make Memories.


Film review: Coco (3 out of 5)

I distinctly remember watching Toy Story 3 back in 2010 and thinking ‘can animation get any better than this?’.


In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

Jonathan Davis made the final of SAS Who Dares Wins

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man pushed to the limit in SAS show

From digital marketing to military training, a Sussex man has told of the mental anguish and physical exhaustion that he had to endure whilst he appeared on Channel 4’s SAS Who Dares Wins.
Hastings Fat Tuesday: Umbrella Parade. Photo by Frank Copper. SUS-170227-143225001

Get your look right for the Umbrella Parade 2018

Get ready for the big event of Hastings Fat Tuesday with a creative workshop this weekend.

Early Man

Film review: Early Man (4 out of 5)

It’s only a couple of weeks ago that I watched Nick Park’s 1989 first main feature A Grand Day Out.

David Sedaris

David Sedaris at DLWP in July

David Sedaris, the American humorist and massively popular author, is embarking on a short tour of the UK this summer.

Theatre and Comedy
Hana Loftus

Jerwood’s creator in new show of female architects

A wonderful series of portraits featuring leading European female architects begins its national tour at Hastings’ Jerwood Gallery this weekend.

Hastings School Of Contemporary Dance

Contemporary dance takes centre stage at the Stables

Beyond Words at the Stables Theatre in February will be a celebration of dance marking 40 years of creativity from Hastings School Of Contemporary Dance.

The Post

Film review: The Post (5 out of 5)

We all know that Steven Spielberg is a master of entertainment, with the likes of Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park, and the BFG.

Applications are now open for the new series of Love Island

Love Island is back and looking for applicants

Hit ITV2 dating show show Love Island is back for 2018 and looking for singles to apply.

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