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A musical romp through seasons at Iden Village Hall

After an “awful” fire at Iden Village Hall last summer, which saw the loss of staging, scenery and chairs, that old adage ‘the show must go on’ was proved yet again by enthusiastic performers.

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VIDEO Preview: BLODS to host a comedy double-bill night

On the 18th & 19th May The BLODS Little Theatre, in Bexhill, will host another comedy double-bill night.

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Carole King and James Taylor SUS-180424-121157001

Celebrate two music legends in one show

The Carole King and James Taylor Story takes audiences on a journey through the careers of six-time Grammy Award winner and 20-time platinum hit-maker Carole King and five-time Grammy Award winner American folk legend James Taylor.

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Esther Manito is Live At The Palace in Hastings

‘One to watch’ comedian is next up for Live At The Palace

The sizzling regular Live At The Palace comedy night is back on Thursday May 3 for its last event before the Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival 2018 in summer.

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Eugene Onegin at White Rock Theatre presented by Opera South  East SUS-180423-152423001

Review: A focus on the relationships at very heart of Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin

The contrast between intimate encounters and public celebrations was well caught in Fraser Grant’s production of Eugene Onegin for Opera South East.

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King King

Top blues rock band King King’s live gig in Hastings

Winner of Best Band for five years at the British Blues Awards and with a recent album mixed by Chris Sheldon of Foo Fighters fame, King King is one of the most successful blues rock outfits on the circuit today.

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Homecoming gig in summer for Keane singer Tom Chaplin

Emily Kinch

Art school’s gala event celebrates 50 golden years

An acclaimed Hastings performing arts school is celebrating its 5oth anniversary with a two-night showcase at the White Rock Theatre

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Oh What A Night! Coming to the White Rock Theatre on April 25

An exhilarating and family-friendly show bursting with classic tunes

They say that what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas...but not this time! Because the blockbuster show Oh What A Night! is making its UK debut at the White Rock Theatre, Hastings on Wednesday April 25.

Divertimento For Rope And Strings at St Mary In The Castle SUS-180327-085922001

Review: The unusual and exciting venture of Divertimento

A very large audience was present at St Mary In The Castle for a short but nonetheless most unusual evening.

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Hastings Fringes 2018

Gearing up for a creative and comic blend of summer festivals in 2018

Back in Hastings this summer are two feelgood events which are real crowd-pleasers - Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival from June 13-17, and Hastings Fringe Festival, throughout July.

Oh What A Night at the White Rock Theatre

Celebrate great hits of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

Blockbuster show Oh What A Night! makes its UK debut at the White Rock Theatre, Hastings, on Wednesday April 25 from 7.30pm.

Renaissance Theatre Company

Renaissance Theatre Co. in Cole Porter’s Anything Goes

Anything Goes is the next production from the Renaissance Theatre Company at St Mary In The Castle from April 26-28.

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James Martin - On the Road.....Again EMN-180404-082103001

Superstar chef visits Sussex as part of UK tour

Superstar chef James Martin will be visiting Sussex as part of his new theatre tour across the UK.

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Battle Marbles 2018. Photo by Frank Copper''Battle Light Opera Group: Made in Dagenham cast. SUS-180331-094548001

Made In Dagenham ladies ready for their picket line

Battle Light Opera Group ladies showed their mettle in demanding equal pay in character for upcoming production Made In Dagenham during this year’s Battle Marbles competition.

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Iden Players

The show must go on for Iden village hall

After an “awful” fire at Iden Village Hall last summer - which saw the loss of staging, scenery and chairs - Iden Players are now up and running with a brand new variety show.

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Opera South East in Eugene Onegin SUS-180204-145413001

The doomed tender love of Eugene Onegin told in opera

This year marks the 35th anniversary of Opera South East’s first performance at the White Rock Theatre, Hastings, with a production of Bizet’s Carmen in September 1983.

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Great Expectations

Atmosphere and darkness from ExploreTheArch

ExploreTheArch, East Sussex’s experimental theatre company, is heading up St Leonards’ #ATownExploresABook18 festival this Easter with a chilling gothic new production.

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Fringe festivals back this summer with comedy and live performance

Two Fringe Festivals return this summer – Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival, between June 13-17, and Hastings Fringe Festival, throughout July.

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