Families and Mardis Gras revellers are invited to join the parade on 23rd February! Muster at the Stade by 11.30am and the procession will then depart at 12.00 midday and head to the White Rock Theatre for Preservation Sunday.  

Hastings Fat Tuesday are very excited to unveil ‘Leviathan’, a new monster-sized creation by Radiator Arts and the Hastings Fishermen Protection Society. Exact details of what Leviathan is are being kept strictly under gigantic wraps until the parade and the big reveal on the day. 

PHOTOGRAPGY: MARK RICHARDS

An explosion of colour, music and fun for all the family, The Umbrella Parade is a firm Hastings Fat Tuesday favourite, and all that is needed to take part is a decorated umbrella. The parade will start at The Stade and travel along the seafront to The White Rock Theatre where the party continues all afternoon. Preservation Sunday at the White Rock Theatre will feature a host of second line brass bands including Loud Noises, Sambalanca, Dende and the irrepressible Dr Savage.

Radiator Arts will be running 4 FREE Umbrella decorating workshops for all ages to ensure that everyone’s brollies are looking fabulous and ready for the parade. This year you must bring your own umbrella for decoration as they are unable to supply any. Check the Hastings Fat Tuesday website and its workshop section for more details: hastingsfattuesday.co.uk


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