Arts & Screen

Film review: Hidden Figures (4 out of 5)

It seems there have been quite a few movies ‘based on true events’ recently. Some have told a good tale, some have highlighted interesting events.

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Hundreds of pupils perform in dance show

Pupils from school in Hastings and Bexhill gave some amazing performances at the annual Time To Dance Festival at the White Rock Theatre earlier this month.

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Vibrant music and dance from The Gardens of Spain

Find passion, fire, grace and drama with The Gardens Of Spain at Kino Teatr next Wednesday, February 22, at 5pm and 7.30pm.

De La Warr Pavilion installation Spring 2017

Finding your way through this horizontal state of art

Every Saturday at 3pm the De La Warr Pavilion presents a free tour of its current exhibition In A Dream You Saw A Way to Survive and We Full Of Joy in the Ground Floor Gallery. The tours are run by a different member of the DLWP team each weekend.

Murmurations Gallery in Parkhurst Road, Bexhill

Eclectic show with artists using wide range of method

Next week sees the launch of Bexhill’s Murmurations gallery first members’ show for 2017.

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Celebrating Hastings in all her colours with installation

The jagged skyline of Old Town’s historic fishing sheds and the neon of the amusement arcades are all emblematic of Hastings.

The Rocks by Kirsten Reynolds at Lucy Bell Gallery

New show from one of our finest Hastings artists

A new exhibition of recent works by St Leonards resident and artist Kirsten Reynolds will be held at Lucy Bell Gallery in Norman Road from March 21 until April 29.

Barefoot Opera in The Loves of Venus And Mars

The Loves Of Mars And Venus

Journey into the world of 18th century theatre with The Loves of Mars and Venus, which - through Baroque dance and music - tells the little known story of the very first ballet, invented by John Weaver in 1717.

Theatre and Comedy

Film review: Denial (4 out of 5)

It’s a tough act to create a movie out of a libel case that went on for weeks and the result of which is widely known.

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Hay ho, and Dosey Doe at St Michael’s Barn Dance

St Michael’s Hospice Riding Club invite you to don your straw hats and country attires and get set to Dosey Doe at their charity Barn Dance, at Ninfield memorial Hall on Friday, February 10, 7.30pm.

T2 Trainspotting

Film review: T2 Trainspotting (3 out of 5)

Back in 1996 Trainspotting hit the big screen with a vengeance.


COUNTY NEWS: Biggest Roman find yet for city

An amazing discovery just below the surface of a park is being hailed as the most complete Roman find ever unearthed in a Sussex city.

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Turn over a new leaf in storytelling week

Bexhill’s Age UK charity shop is celebrating National Story Telling week and invites people of all ages to turn over a new leaf and donate unwanted books or browse their bookshelves and pick up a bargain.

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Lacey Theatre Arts ‘Born 2 Perform’ at Izzard Theatre

After a successful show in November, which raised over £1,000 for Great Ormond Street hospital, Bexhill’s Lacey

Blackshed Gallery in Robertsbridge  new show January 2017

First time show for artist with his irreverant take on “Britishness”

Opening next weekend at the Blackshed Gallery in Robertsbridge is Hard Brexit from Tom Bartlett, an emerging artist unafraid of self-expression.

Dev Patel in Lion

FILM REVIEW: Lion (5 out of 5)

Saroo Brierley is a very lucky man. As this remarkable movie based on real events reveals, he could easily have been just another statistic, a vulnerable young child lost in a massive country that struggles to cope with poverty.

The Bridge exhibition opens January 20

New show takes in memories and personal stories

A new exhibition highlighting communities, landscape and memorabilia has opened at Hastings Museum.

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

DVD REVIEW - USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (3 out of 5)

No doubt there are plenty of amazing second world war stories still to be given over to a movie.

A Monster Calls

FILM REVIEW: A Monster Calls (4 out of 5)

The wealth of young acting talent in this country and elsewhere always amazes me.

Collateral Beauty

Film review: Collateral Beauty (3 out of 5)

Reaction to this movie seems to have been quite extreme.

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