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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.

Blurt at Kino Teatr on Thrusday February 23

Blurt and Near Jazz Experience

When poet/puppeteer Ted Milton picked up the alto sax for the first time he experienced catharsis.

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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.

Joe McElderry as Joseph

Nervous but excited - playing Joseph is an honour for Joe

There’s still time to see the nation’s favourite X Factor winner Joe McElderry starring in Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat which has performances left this week every evening and then Saturday at 2pm, 5pm and 8pm.

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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.

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Amazing line-up for Fat Tuesday

As preparations peak and final bands are slotted into place, Fat Tuesday’s organisers announce an exciting unplugged line up, an avant garde programme in Sunday Sonics, and a full agenda of talks and panels for Monday’s Unconvention.

Kate Tempest (Photograph: Ben Quinton)

Brighton Festival launches 2017 programme

The full programme for this year’s Brighton Festival was unveiled today (February 15), with its youngest ever guest director Kate Tempest.

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Staff at ASDA St Leonards on Sea raised funds for St Michael's  Hospice Yellow Week SUS-170214-105237001

For its a jolly good Yellow Week

The local community pulled out all the stops to help raise funds for St Michael’s Hospice during Yellow Week celebrations (February 6-12).

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.

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Highlights of upcoming piano competition 2017

If you go to Priory Meadow this weekend, you’ll find local pianists of all ages grabbing the chance to play in public on a concert standard grand piano.

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.

Musician Ben Westwood

How songwriting gave Ben strength to get through his darkest times

Sing Like Your Life Depends On It is the title of the debut album from a local musician who knows exactly what that means.

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Meeting to discuss how to give our bees a chance

Bexhill Environmental Group (BEG) and Bexhill Science Cafe extend an invitation to hear about saving the bee at a meeting at Beulah Baptist church, Clifford Road, Bexhill, on Wednesday February 15, from 7pm.

Love Supreme comes to Sussex from Friday June 30 to Sunday July 2

Stellar names added to line-up for this Summer's Sussex Love Supreme Jazz Festival 2017

The Jacksons (50th anniversary show), Gregory Porter, Laura Mvula, Robert Glasper and many more join Herbie Hancock and George Benson on line-up for 5th edition of UK’s only greenfield jazz festival
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Teenagers gain life skills thanks to Rotary Youth Leadership Award

Two 3rd Bexhill Explorers were given the opportunity to take part in a three day Rotary Youth Leadership Award thanks to sponsorship from The Rotary Club of Senlac.

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
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Messy fun event at Christchurch

A Messy Church session will be held at Christchurch Methodist Church, on the corner of Springfield Road (near Bexhill Hospital) next Thursday (February 16), 10am-12noon.

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Showcasing new music talent on Off-Axis Sunday

The five days of full-on music glory that comprise Hastings Fat Tuesday music festival will feature Off Axis Sunday on February 26.

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