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Console Corner: Gaming news to set pulses racing

The gaming world is slowly starting to wake up for 2018 as we head into March but February had a few little surprises up its sleeve.

Wizard Of Oz 1939

Don’t miss an original fantasy epic at Kino Rye

Chinese New Year celebrations in Priory Meadow. Photo by Frank Copper. SUS-160802-070501001

Chinese New year tradition in town centre on Sunday

Come and welcome in the Chinese New Year at Priory Meadow in Hastings this Sunday February February from 12-3pm.

Theatre and Comedy

Foodie fun for families with market stall goodies

A popular and exotic market offering artisan-produced foods and craft products from around the globe will be returning to Rye this month.

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Charity appeals for donations to auction

A local charity is appealing for donations of items it can auction to raise funds to help it beat childhood obesity and loneliness in the elderly.

The Proclaimers

The iconic Reid brothers on their way to a Hastings gig

Tickets go on sale on Friday (February 23) for The Proclaimers gig at the White Rock Theatre in Hastings on Saturday December 1.

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T-Birds and Pink Ladies head to Rye this weekend

As part of Rye Bay Scallop Festival 2018 celebrations, that old family favourite Grease will be shown at Rye Community Centre in Conduit Hill.

The Doll's House at The Stables Theatre

Powerful theatre still has relevance in current culture

Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House shocked audiences when it premiered in 1879 with its radical insights into the roles of husband and wife.

Theatre and Comedy
Clive Gregson at Senlac Inn

A rare chance to see music legend play local venue

Next week sees the formidable Mrs Yarrington’s Music Club present eclectic singer songwriter, musician and producer Clive Gregson at the Senlac Inn, in Battle.


Encompassing & inventive images in collaboration

The De La Warr Pavilion’s intriguingly named new exhibition - “I blew on Mr Greenhill’s main joints with a very ‘hot’ breath” - presents moving image and photography from the last 10 years, selected in response to the Pavilion’s architecture and social context.

Sophie Pullen

From smooth seduction to heartfelt romance in first Opera Breakfast

Following the continuing success of the Jazz Breakfasts at St Mary in the Castle, it seemed reasonable to launch an Opera Breakfast linked to St Valentine’s Day.

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Day-long club festival back to party on Hastings Pier

All-day clubbing festival Pier Jam will return to Hastings Pier on Saturday April 28 for its first event of 2018.


UB40, Aswad and The Gipsy Kings confirmed for Boundless Summer festival at Borde Hill Garden, Haywards Heath

UB40’s Robin Campbell chats to Lawrence Smith about the upcoming event, the new album and the band’s 40th anniversary.

The Nintendo Switch has been a staggering success

Console Corner: Why the Nintendo Switch is in it for the long haul

When Nintendo releases a console question marks are always raised over it’s long-term validity.

Journey's End

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.

David Shrigley (Credit: Victor Frankowski)

Brighton Festival 2018 is to be ‘a voyage of discovery’

Brighton Festival’s 2018 programme was revealed today (February 15), led by Turner Prize-nominated visual artist and Brighton resident David Shrigley as guest director.

Community news

Care home opens doors to help those who are lonely

Older people are being welcomed into a Sussex Housing & Care’s residential care home in Battle for a free hot lunch, to enjoy friendly company and take part in a variety of activities.

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How to make the perfect pancakes

It is Shrove Tuesday today so if you have forgotten how to make the perfect pancake check out these recipes.

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A Midsummers Night's 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.

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