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The singer chosen by Adele will shine in Someone Like You

When previous X Factor finalist Katie Markham was selected by Adele to appear in the BBC Adele Special presented by Graham Norton, she never dreamed she would be both singing live with her idol and launching a brand new UK touring show all within a year.

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La Serenissima at Vinehall School theatre

A Baroque start to new season of live performance

The 29th Season of concerts at the Chaplin Theatre, Vinehall School, opens with the ever-popular Baroque ensemble, La Serenissima, on Saturday october 7 at 7.30pm.

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Waitrose peach and almond tray cake. For thousands of recipes visit www.waitrose.com/recipes

Cakes to bake for Macmillan’s Coffee Morning

Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning takes place this Friday so here are some scrumptious cake recipes from Waitrose for you to try.

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Trailer: Let the right one in (Stables Theatre 20-28th Oct)

Oskar is a lonely, bullied teenage boy living with his mother on a housing estate at the edge of town; Eli, a girl who has just moved in next door.
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Fires on the Plain

DVD review: Fires on the Plain (5 out of 5)

This is a brilliantly conceived vision of the end of the second world war, from a Japanese perspective, that pulls no punches.

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Rounding off a successful summer with prestigious live performances

The winner of this year’s Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition. Kenny Broberg, will return to Hastings in October after a highly successful summer spent in his native America.

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The Near Jazz Experience feeling joy and wide acclaim for album

St Leonards musician Simon Charterton has this month released a new album as part of his combo The Near Jazz Experience which is already wowing the nation.

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Battle Festival’s eclectic arts mix through October

Battle Festival 2017 launches on Saturday October 7 with an outstanding free outdoor show to bring the whole community together, which will see a 20ft giant puppet move through the streets, along with choirs, musicians, actors and a children’s lantern procession.

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Destiny 2 is a triumph and well worth the wait

Console Corner: Destiny 2 review

Destined to be game of the year.

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Film review: Kingsman: The Golden Circle (3 out of 5)

There aren’t many what you could describe as Marmite movies - films that really do split opinion.

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VIDEO: Our House - Interview with George Sampson (Britain's Got Talent)

Ian Gillam, media and marketing consultant, caught up with George Sampson to find out more about the show and what's been happening since George's Britain's Got Talent days.

Theatre and Comedy
Stephen Turner and Exbury Egg

The Exbury Egg now here in Hastings Old Town

Completing its tour of the nation’s highways, byways and waterways, Stephen Turner’s Egg this week arrived in Hastings Old Town.

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Our House at the White Rock theatre

Our House - “wonderfully slick” and filled with an amazing energy

Taking an Olivier Award winning musical on tour is not an easy prospect but the fierce energy and exceptional production values of Our House mean that there is no loss of impact just because we are on the south coast.

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Batemans wild garden walk

Get outdoors to enjoy the autumn glory of Batemans

Autumn is the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness at Batemans, the family home of Rudyard Kipling. The harvest will be well and truly underway, with damsons and plums from the orchard headed for delicious tearoom treats.

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When you were young you shone like the sun - icons in the making

Pink Floyd is one of the world’s most iconic and influential bands producing distinct and unforgettable music which has provided a soundtrack to many peoples’ lives.

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Popular Coffee Concert at St Peter’s in Bexhill Old Town

A strong turn-out for a varied and entertaining concert which ranged from less familiar classical works to the highly popular.

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Video Preview: Nell Gwynn at the Stables Theatre in Hastings

The play is set in 1660. The Puritans have faded away and Charles II has exploded onto the scene with a love of all things loud, French and sexy.

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Battle Festival patron Keane’s Tim Rice-Oxley in his other pop combo

Battle Festival has announced that its patron Tim Rice-Oxley and fellow Keane band member Jesse Quin will bring their band Mt. Desolation to Battle on Saturday October 21 for an intimate show at St Mary’s Church.

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Nell Gwynn rehearsals

The bawdy and endearing tale of a once royal mistress

The heartwarming story of a lowly orange-seller who won the heart of a king comes to the Stables Theatre next weekend.

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Ari Eisinger in Rye Arts Festival

Launching first UK tour with gig for Rye Arts Fest

One of the greatest fingerstyle blues guitarists in the world, Ari Eisinger, will be launching his nine date British Isles tour at the Rye Arts Festival.

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