Arts & Screen

Video: Paddington’s Pop-Up London uneiled ahead of latest movie

Paddington’s Pop-Up London was unveiled at London Bridge City by London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Paddington 2 filmmakers and cast members Hugh Bonneville, Simon Farnaby, Rosie Allison, Alexandra Ferguson-Derbyshire, Michael Bond’s daughter Karen Jankel and local school children.

The Big Draw
 at Hastings Arts Forum

Free fun at The Big Draw this weekend for families

Hastings Arts Forum is hosting The Big Draw on Saturday and Sunday from 10-4pm - and it’s free!

New show at DLWP - Love Life Act 111 SUS-171017-101606001

Love Life story in its final act

Following Act II at Grundy Art Gallery in Blackpool this summer and Act I at Peer in London last year, Emma Hart and Jonathan Baldock’s Love Life concludes this autumn with Act III at the De La Warr Pavilion.

Belle de Jour

DVD review: Belle de Jour (3 out of 5)

One of the iconic movies from France in the 1960s has been given a facelift for its 50th birthday and is now out on DVD and BD.

Chris Coombes

REVIEW: A Nation Of Shopkeepers? photographic show by Chris Coombes

During an interview with Chris Coombes, we delved deeper into the intentions behind his latest project.

Battle Festival procession. Photo by Sid Saunders SUS-170810-085023001

Battle Festival opening is a giant success

An estimated 3,000 people lined Battle High Street on Saturday to watch the spectacular curtain-raiser procession for the Battle Festival.

Phantom Carriage movie at Kino Teatr

Live soundtrack for classic movie

Dramatic early Swedish film Körkarlen (The Phantom Carriage) will be shown tomorrow evening at Kino Teatr in Norman Road, St Leonards.

Mark Thomas photographed by Jane Hobson

Predictions for the future in Mark Thomas’ new live show

Comedian Mark Thomas returns to Hastings on December 13 for a live performance at St Mary In The Castle with A Show That Gambles On The Future.

Theatre and Comedy
Star Wars: The Last Jedi official trailer is released

Star Wars: The Last Jedi official trailer is released

The official trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been released - sending fans into a frenzy on social media.

Joseph Toonga

A stunning dance event at Claverham next week

Kenton Lowe photographed by Kirsten Reynolds

Arts funding for former chicken shed now gallery

An ambitious project to turn what was an old chicken shed into one of the top small galleries in the south east has now been awarded lottery funding through the Arts Council England.

Netflix set to raise prices for UK users

Netflix set to raise prices for UK users

For the first time in two years online streaming giant, Netflix, has raised its monthly subscription prices for UK customers.

Blade Runner 2049

Film Review: Blade Runner 2049 (5 out of 5)

As a science fiction fan, the 1982 film Blade Runner has been my all-time favourite movie since I first saw the original in the cinema and then was even more impressed with the director’s cut.

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Making waves and telling story of a disappearing world

Vanishing Sail has been making waves all over the world at film festivals and special event screenings and now West Indies Boatbuilding Culture comes to St Leonards.

Snow Queen by Ian Penny in Battle Festival

Visual arts to be celebrated right across town by Battle Festival 2017

Visual arts take centre stage at Battle Festival this year, with a range of free exhibitions.

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Faces and future of shopfronts on our high streets

Local photographer Chris Coombes launches his new photographic exhibition at Waterstones in Priory Meadow this weekend which is called A Nation Of Shopkeepers?

Goodbye Christopher Robin

Film review: Goodbye Christopher Robin (4 out of 5)

It’s a bit strange watching a movie that is set not far from where you’re sat, but this film is very close to home.

Warrior's Gate

DVD review: Warrior’s Gate (3 out of 5)

Any movie with the name Luc Besson attached needs more than a casual glance.

In Pursuit of Silence

DVD review: In Pursuit of Silence (4 out of 5)

The concept of silence is a strange one. We are all too aware of noise but can we ever achieve a state where there is no sound?

Goodby Christopher Robin

Family cinema

All age-groups should enjoy Goodbye Christopher Robin which is a new film about A A Milne and Winnie the Pooh.

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