Christmas Soul party hits a high note with 20 year celebration

The Christmas Soul Party celebrated 20 years of raising money for charity and good causes with a full house on Saturday.

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Midwinter Music will bring Christmas cheer and song

An evening of beautiful music and Christmas cheer is promised at The Orangery Tearoom in Ashburnham Place on Saturday December 16 from 7.30pm.

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Review: Minor alterations to festive favourites prove a winter winner

There is nothing quite like a Christmas carol to set the tone for the festive period.

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Musical magician is on a mission

Juliet Russell, the hugely talented and inspirational leader of Vocal Explosion community choir has provided some insight into what makes her tick.

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Christmas festival in Rye has it all going on

The Rye Christmas Festival on Saturday is packed full of festive family fun.

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.

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REVIEW: Risk-taking pays off for Hastings Philharmonic

Marcio da Silva is not one to avoid taking a risk. At a time of year when most are settled into comfortable Christmas music with mulled wine and mince pies he chose to present an evening made up of two settings of the Stabat Mater.

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Luminous talent Liane Carroll in concert with big band

Following on from the success of her last album The Right To Love, singer and pianist Liane Carroll is back at St Mary In The Castle with her incredible big band for a special Christmas Concert.

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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.

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An amazing performance in memory of young pianist

On Saturday December 16 at 7pm in St Thomas’s Church Winchelsea, the acclaimed chamber music ensemble L’Octuor de France will perform in the Winchelsea Arts Annual Concert to celebrate the life of its much loved friend, the talented young pianist Tom Harris.

Bexhill Choral Society

Christmas carols and songs from Bexhill Choral Society

Bexhill Choral Society will be presenting its popular carol concert next weekend at St Augustine’s Church, off Cooden Drive, in Bexhill.

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

Review: Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, The Brighton Centre

Is there a more crowd-pleasing duo than Michael Ball and Alfie Boe?

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Review: Rag ‘n’ Bone Man takes Brighton by storm

Globally renowned and born in nearby Uckfield, Rag ‘n’ Bone Man (otherwise known as Rory Graham) made a triumphant return to the Brighton Centre last night, concluding the UK run of The Overproof Tour.

James Newby at Kino Teatr

December coffee concerts on Sundays from Kino Teatr

December coffee and tea concerts start at Kino Teatr in St Leonards on Sunday December 3 at 11am and 3pm. The concerts will continue on each Sunday in December with internationally renowned musicians.

Emily Armour singing with Hastings Philharmonic

Stabat Mater at Christ Church

Hastings Philharmonic’s next event is a recital this Saturday, December 2, of the popular Pergolesi Stabat Mater cantata alongside an earlier version of the same text composed by Alesssandro Scarlatti. The concert will be held in Christ Church, in Silchester Road, St Leonards, from 7pm.

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Sound Waves sing The Twelve Days Of Christmas

Come and join Sound Waves Community Choir in a musical celebration of the Twelve Days Of Christmas on Friday December 15 at All Saints Church in the Old Town.

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Little Mix announce Sussex tour date

Heralded as the world’s biggest girl band, Little Mix are starting their 2018 tour in Hove.

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REVIEW: Impressive first festival

The first Hastings Early Music Festival brought a wealth of fine musicianship as well as encouraging an enthusiastic following for all three events across the weekend.

Batttle Choral Society

An evening of beautiful and inspiring music

Battle Choral Society performed two very different musical offerings to a full church and very appreciative audience. Both were from masters of 20th century music - Leonard Bernstein and the Chichester Psalms, and Benjamin Britten with Saint Nicolas Cantata.

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Acclaimed trio in Christmas concert at Opus

Popular operatic trio Tenors Unlimited, the ‘Rat Pack of Opera.’ will present a Christmas charity concert at Opus Theatre in Hastings on Friday December 8 at 7.30pm in aid of charity The Little Hands & Art.

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