The return of the Laughing Stag

On Friday 19th April, 8pm, the Stag Inn, Hastings, presents comics William Stone, Mel Byron, John Rands and Emily Kennedy-Barnes, compered by Mistress of Ceremonies Juliet Brando.Entry is free but capacity is limited,...

Street Food Warehouse present Sussex Street Food Festival 2019 in Hastings (sponsored by Encona sauces)

May 25th-27th will see Street Food Warehouse return for a second year to The Stade, Hastings for a glorious bank holiday weekend of fantastic fresh food and delicious drinks.Running 12 noon-10pm daily, an outstanding range of different and flavoursome food...

Ward Thomas and Wandering Hearts (photos)

Ward Thomas chose to launch their 'Restless Minds' tour from the stage of the De La Warr Pavilion, and if this polished performance is anything to go by audiences are in for a real treat as the pair make their way across...

Win tickets to James Morrison in Bexhill

With two #1 albums, five Top 10 singles, a BRIT Award and 7 million sales, James Morrison is one of the biggest success stories of his era. He’s now set for an exciting new chapter in his career with the release of his new...

Hastings recommended gigs: 18 – 24 February 2019

Here's a quick round-up of our top-tips for this week's live action around Hastings from Monday 18 to Sunday 24 February 2019. Monday 18 Feb: If you are a musician or a fan we'd recommend getting down to Crowley's on Monday night for their regular open...

Razorlight and Indoor Pets at Bexhill De La Warr Pavillion

It's great to see standing shows selling out at Bexhill De La Warr Pavillion - and one things for sure... the venue definitely packs them in when all the tickets are sold.   Getting from the bar to the front of the venue with a couple...

Sean McGowan / Jamie Smart – live at Blackmarket VIP

Sean McGowan is out on his own headline tour, and returned to Hastings after last playing at the Fat Tuesday festival a year ago. With a full band his sound has fleshed out and matured since his early songer-songwriter days, and tonight at Blackmarket VIP...

Inside the Observer Building on day one of its new lease of life

We were really happy to be invited to take a walk around the old Observer building today and to be part of the next chapter in its long and sometimes chequered history. This time the dice seem to have roled in its favour though, as...

YAK – album launch photoset

We're mighty glad we made the trip to Bexill last night for the YAK album launch at De La Warr Pavillion. https://open.spotify.com/album/5l5iDl9P4JlRXUavefEhuB?si=LNkeawJaTqG80YRgC_5s5g The upstairs bar is coming into its own as the nights set in that bit later, and the crashing waves just visible in the...

The many faces of Samantics

He's unashamedly open about his depression - but one thing's for certain, Sam 'Samantics' Walker is far from depressing. Far from it. Although many of his songs are fuelled by mental health issues Sam has a keen eye for detail and delivers situationist comedy lines in...