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One of the UK’s top gig promoters is coming to Hastings – help keep...

This Feeling has been one of the biggest and most influential UK names in indie club-nights and gig promotions over the last decade or so - and they have just turned their attention to...

The Belles – original and reprocessed indie classics: live at The Albion, Saturday 15...

The Belles have a deep and emotional tie to Hastings and this free gig at The Albion will be a celebration of sorts - whilst at the same time marking a private sadness in...

Mister Super Juice – instrumental funk at its funkiest

Talented musicians - when put in a small room together - do amazing things. Mr Super Juice are an amazing buch of musicians who, when let loose in The Jenny Lind, achieve stupendous heights of...

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Sustainability on Sea – micro festival in Hastings & St Leonards

Friday, September 21 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, September 30 @ 6:00 pm

A programme of mostly free events and activities that fall under the sustainability themes of energy, food, waste, plastic, nature and transport. So far we have nature walks, cooking demos, a plastic recycling machine, yarn bombing, a solar charger making workshop and a big event at the Stade on September 30th to showcase local producers and organisations. More about the programme very soon. Find out more at http://www.sustainabilityonsea.org.uk/

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MOTHer – Zeroh

Monday, September 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

ZEROH mOTHer One October morning in 2010 Hastings and St Leonards woke up to find a series of strange motifs on walls scattered across the town, subtle geometrical imprints that have now all, but for a few, faded away. The Moths became a talking point over the years stories grew around them, they seemed to inspire a sense of folklore. For Coastal Currents 2018 we plan to explore this notion of mythology through story-telling and interactive digital works. We have…

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The illusion of conscious thought by Emily Peasgood

Monday, September 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
East Hill Cliff Railway, Hastings,TN34 3GB

EMILY PEASGOOD The illusion of conscious thought East Hill Cliff Railway, Rock-A-Nore Rd, Hastings, TN34 3EG West Hill Cliff Railway, George St, Hastings, TN34 3EA The illusion of conscious thought by Emily Peasgood is an especially commissioned sound installation for the East and West Hill funicular lifts. Peasgood will create a sound work that explores our subconscious experiences and perceptions when travelling inside them. Emily Peasgood is an award-winning composer, sound artist and visual artist. She creates research-led, multi-disciplinary work…

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Deborah Bowness – Paper Trail

Monday, September 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

DEBORAH BOWNESS Paper Trail Throughout the Festival For locations visit website coastalcurrents.org.uk/deborahbowness FREE Deborah Bowness makes wallpaper. Her unique domestic designs furnish interior spaces with an unexpected dimension: Trompe l’oeil produced with a photoreal twist. For Coastal Currents, Bowness takes wallpaper out of the home and into the urban environment of Hastings & St Leonards. Paper Trail explores the process of domestic displacement, creating stage sets and still lives in unexpected corners, facias, windows and walls throughout the town. Deborah…

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Screen South: Playback Touring Exhibition

Monday, September 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

1 - 30 September 10am - 5pm Bringing lm to unusual settings, Coastal Currents has partnered with Screen South to bring you individual touchscreens, installed into a contemplative space at the beloved Shipwreck Museum, that let you choose your own films, from drama, comedy, dance to spoken word. Curate your own selection on screen and try out new ways of watching film. The Playback Touring Exhibition features over 300 short films made by up and coming artist filmmakers aged 16…

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Concerto- Multimedia Exhibition

Monday, September 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St Mary in the Castle, Pelham Crescent
Hastings,TN34 3AFGB

CONCERTO Private View 11th SEPTEMBER 6-8pm Friends and Patrons only Exhibition: 12th -30th SEPTEMBER 2018 St Mary in the Castle Crypt 10am-4pm Multimedia exhibition featuring photography and film from the 2018 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition. HIPCC is a world class piano concerto competition for international young concert pianists, and culminates in a two night Final with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Photography by Bob Mazzer, Film by Ed Bishop and James Cosens.

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Lucy Beech – Reproductive Exile

Monday, September 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The De La Warr Pavilion, The De La Warr Pavilion, Marina
Bexhill,TN40 1DPGB

Beech’s new film Reproductive Exile follows the fictional story of a woman embarking in cross-border, assisted reproduction. The film is shot in the Czech Republic, where the lack of legislation associated with reproductive rights sustains a booming fertility industry. This degree of freedom attracts a diverse range of commissioning parents, driven to the country by a range of social, political and economic forces. The story unfolds in a private, international clinic built in a former public sanatorium where the protagonist…

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Hatestings tabletop wargaming club

Monday, September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Hastings Area Tabletop Enthusiasts club all games workshop games and anything anyone wants to bring to play.

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Colden Drystone at Whistle Trago

Monday, September 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating until September 24, 2018

whistle trago, George Street
Hastings,East SussexTN34 3EAUnited Kingdom
Free

Every Monday 8:00pm-11:00pm get on down to Whistle Trago for the one man pop band, Colden Drystone and Friends. Come join in for a fun night of great music and frolicking! See you there! https://soundcloud.com/colden-drystone/live-session-june-2017

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Monday night Quiz

Monday, September 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Stag Inn, 14 All Saints Street
Hastings,TN34 3BJGB

A 6 round quiz on a variety of themes and subjects, often topical! Teams of up to 6, £1 per person entry. A selection of prizes to be won ...... come and join in the fun. Highly advise reserving a table - just give us a call. Please call to check if the quiz is running on a Bank Holiday.

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MOTHer – Zeroh

Tuesday, September 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

ZEROH mOTHer One October morning in 2010 Hastings and St Leonards woke up to find a series of strange motifs on walls scattered across the town, subtle geometrical imprints that have now all, but for a few, faded away. The Moths became a talking point over the years stories grew around them, they seemed to inspire a sense of folklore. For Coastal Currents 2018 we plan to explore this notion of mythology through story-telling and interactive digital works. We have…

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The illusion of conscious thought by Emily Peasgood

Tuesday, September 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
East Hill Cliff Railway, Hastings,TN34 3GB

EMILY PEASGOOD The illusion of conscious thought East Hill Cliff Railway, Rock-A-Nore Rd, Hastings, TN34 3EG West Hill Cliff Railway, George St, Hastings, TN34 3EA The illusion of conscious thought by Emily Peasgood is an especially commissioned sound installation for the East and West Hill funicular lifts. Peasgood will create a sound work that explores our subconscious experiences and perceptions when travelling inside them. Emily Peasgood is an award-winning composer, sound artist and visual artist. She creates research-led, multi-disciplinary work…

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Bouquets

Tuesday, September 25 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The first exhibition of a series of single annual photographs of peonies by Becky Beasley will be accompanied by a limited edition series of posters available from Solaris during Coastal Currents. Preview on 8 September 6pm - 8pm Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 6pm Image: Becky Beasley

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Concerto- Multimedia Exhibition

Tuesday, September 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St Mary in the Castle, Pelham Crescent
Hastings,TN34 3AFGB

CONCERTO Private View 11th SEPTEMBER 6-8pm Friends and Patrons only Exhibition: 12th -30th SEPTEMBER 2018 St Mary in the Castle Crypt 10am-4pm Multimedia exhibition featuring photography and film from the 2018 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition. HIPCC is a world class piano concerto competition for international young concert pianists, and culminates in a two night Final with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Photography by Bob Mazzer, Film by Ed Bishop and James Cosens.

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Deborah Bowness – Paper Trail

Tuesday, September 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

DEBORAH BOWNESS Paper Trail Throughout the Festival For locations visit website coastalcurrents.org.uk/deborahbowness FREE Deborah Bowness makes wallpaper. Her unique domestic designs furnish interior spaces with an unexpected dimension: Trompe l’oeil produced with a photoreal twist. For Coastal Currents, Bowness takes wallpaper out of the home and into the urban environment of Hastings & St Leonards. Paper Trail explores the process of domestic displacement, creating stage sets and still lives in unexpected corners, facias, windows and walls throughout the town. Deborah…

Find out more »

Screen South: Playback Touring Exhibition

Tuesday, September 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

1 - 30 September 10am - 5pm Bringing lm to unusual settings, Coastal Currents has partnered with Screen South to bring you individual touchscreens, installed into a contemplative space at the beloved Shipwreck Museum, that let you choose your own films, from drama, comedy, dance to spoken word. Curate your own selection on screen and try out new ways of watching film. The Playback Touring Exhibition features over 300 short films made by up and coming artist filmmakers aged 16…

Find out more »

Screen South: Playback Touring Exhibition

Tuesday, September 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

1 - 30 September 10am - 5pm Bringing lm to unusual settings, Coastal Currents has partnered with Screen South to bring you individual touchscreens, installed into a contemplative space at the beloved Shipwreck Museum, that let you choose your own films, from drama, comedy, dance to spoken word. Curate your own selection on screen and try out new ways of watching film. The Playback Touring Exhibition features over 300 short films made by up and coming artist filmmakers aged 16…

Find out more »

Lucy Beech – Reproductive Exile

Tuesday, September 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The De La Warr Pavilion, The De La Warr Pavilion, Marina
Bexhill,TN40 1DPGB

Beech’s new film Reproductive Exile follows the fictional story of a woman embarking in cross-border, assisted reproduction. The film is shot in the Czech Republic, where the lack of legislation associated with reproductive rights sustains a booming fertility industry. This degree of freedom attracts a diverse range of commissioning parents, driven to the country by a range of social, political and economic forces. The story unfolds in a private, international clinic built in a former public sanatorium where the protagonist…

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Tuesday Night Folk Session

Tuesday, September 25 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Stag Inn, 14 All Saints Street
Hastings,TN34 3BJGB
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American Old Time Music Session

Tuesday, September 25 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Albion, 33 George Street
Hastings,TN343EAGB

We are pleased to be hosting a new monthly acoustic music session for Hastings. "Old Time" is a genre of North American traditional music combining, folk bluegrass and country - think the Coen brothers' film "Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?” Played on acoustic instruments, generally centering on a combination of fiddle and plucked string instruments (most often the guitar and banjo), as well as the mandolin, the tunes and songs are very melodic and catchy. (The Albion now has an…

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