Arts

Hastings Calling!

Barefoot Opera, Hastings Fringe and the Observer Building need you! Barefoot Opera’s new ‘people’s opera’ was created through engagement with the people of Hastings, St Leonards and Bexhill. The creative team - including composer Orland Gough - met and talked…
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He Said, She Said

By Gareth Stevens  Many artists stand back from the subject that fascinates them to view it in its entirety and to best record what they see and feel from a discrete vantage point. However, a few landscape artists have taken…
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DocFest 2019

By Gareth Stevens For Olga Mamonova, artistic director at Kino-Teatr and DocFest 2019 curator, the allure of the documentary film is its inherent ability to intertwine human stories with political and cultural events and wider societal change. More than that,…
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Arts diary

Hastings and the surrounding area is teeming with inspiring and offbeat individuals, cultural events and activity. Here’s what’s on our radar. Zoe Sim, Cotswolds Way at Lucy Bell GalleryPICTURE: Zoe Sim Lucy Bell Gallery celebrates 10 Years with by John…
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Jason Yarde – #AcouBomb

Award-winning multi-instrumentalist, bandleader and composer Jason Yarde is one of Britain’s foremost jazz musicians and will be familiar to Hastings jazz heads as one-sixth of supergroup Hexagonal. He talks to Andrew Myers about his new project, big band Acoutastic Bombastic…
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Arts diary

Hastings is busting at the seams with offbeat and unusual cultural events. Here’s a few of the things on our radar for the next few weeks! Hastings has been hitting the headlines for various reasons at time of writing –…
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