Mark Thomas fundraiser for a local cause close to his heart

Join Hastings Furniture Service patron Mark Thomas at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill in a benefit gig for the cherished local charity he has been such a supporter of.

Theatre and Comedy
Jekyll & Hyde by Blackeyed Theatre

The myth and menace of gothic storytelling in compelling drama

The White Rock Theatre will present a thrilling new adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s dark psychological fantasy, The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde, which comes to Hastings on Wednesday January 24 at 7.30pm.

Theatre and Comedy
Jazz musician Olie Brice

Jazz Hastings kicks off 2018 with the acclaimed Olie Brice Quartet

The Olie Brice Quintet will be opening the year for Jazz Hastings in its monthly gig next Tuesday, January 9, at the East Hastings Sea Angling Association on the Stade, from 8.30pm.

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Award-winning Nashville star on road to Bexhill

Nashville singer songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman is coming to the De La Warr Pavilion on Sunday March 11.

Julian Sands

Inspiration from Julian Sands in theatre & poetry

After two sold-out performances actor and director Julian Sands returns to Kino Teatr in St Leonards with drama and poetry.

Theatre and Comedy
Cabaret by Gus Cummins SUS-171218-133302001

Jerwood Gallery opens 2018 with popular Hastings artist

Royal Academician Gus Cummins from Hastings could be one of the the greatest contemporary artists much of Britain knows little about.

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Magic is afoot in Rye with new monsters and mystery

It’s magic from before Harry Potter was born when The World Of Legend opens the doors today (December 22) on its 18th Century school for witches and wizards.

Theatre and Comedy
BLODS launches new theatre Christmas 2017

BLODS launches its new theatre

In that strange time between Christmas and the New Year, The Bexhill Light Operatic and Drama Society - known as BLODS - will come to the rescue.

Theatre and Comedy
Reginald D Hunter

Clever and challenging

Due to popular demand the much praised tour of Some People Vs Reginald D Hunter has been exteneded and is coming to Bexhill on Saturday February 24.

Theatre and Comedy
Rye Pantomime Jack And The Beanstalk

Fun and creativity in Rye’s original version of Jack And The Beanstalk

Rye’s first professional pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk opened at the Rye Creative Centre on Saturday as the finale to Christmas in Rye and to great acclaim.

Theatre and Comedy
In The Wings theatre company

Christmas fun from youth theatre group In The Wings

Following on from success with latest musical show Beauty And The Beast, In The Wings Youth Theatre Company is performing a Christmas Variety Concert at St Johns Church, London Road, Bexhill on Saturday at 7pm.

Theatre and Comedy
Honey G. at White Rock Theatre for panto 2017 SUS-170313-115852001

Having the time of her life and here in Hastings for a pantomime debut

Honey G arrived in Hastings this week to begin rehearsing her role as Fairy G. in Sleeping Beauty.

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In The Wings theatre company

Making a song and dance of concert

Following on from success with Beauty And The Beast, the youngsters of In The Wings Youth Theatre Company will perform a Christmas Variety Concert at St Johns Church, Bexhill, on December 16 at 7pm.

Theatre and Comedy
Slim Jim

Slim Jim Phantom of Stray Cats fame to play DLWP gig in February

Slim Jim Phantom, that quirky and cool rockabilly drummer for the Stray Cats, is set to be special guest on The Damned tour of the UK next year.


School for Wizards and Witches is open in Rye

Walk down the cobbled streets of Rye and slip into the World of Legend on the Mint, where families - once their eyes have adjusted to the candlelight - can discover a hidden chamber of magical delights.

Theatre and Comedy
Mark Thomas, comedian, photo by  Jane Hobson.

Join Mark Thomas in a night of gambling with our future

Few of us could have anticipated the astonishing events of 2016, and even fewer seem to know where they will lead us, or where we are going.

Theatre and Comedy
Madama Butterfly at White Rock Theatre

Puccini’s soaring romantic opera

The award-winning producer Ellen Kent returns to Hastings White Rock Theatre in the spring with Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, one of the world’s most popular operas.

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Performing the great choral classics of the 20th century

On Saturday November 25 at 7.30pm Battle Choral Society, led by director of music John Langridge and accompanied by a full professional orchestra, will be performing two of the 20th century’s major choral works.

Sophie-Louise Dann

Battle Light Opera welcomes West End singer to its production team

Fresh from the delights of presenting The Music Man this week, Battle Light Opera Group is “delighted” to have secured the services of a multi Olivier award nominee and West End star Sophie-Louise Dann as artistic consultant for their production of Made in Dagenham to be performed in May next year.

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