There's lots of great stuff going on for Coastal Currents this year…it's all in our brochure, which you can pick up around town, but here are some highlights for your diary…
Thursday Late & Live (4 Sept 4-7pm) in Hastings Town Centre
FREE Family fun:
Dragon Heart Beat: a smoking, bass-thumping dragon
Ladies of the Waves: the world's only dry-land synchronized swimming
The Dinner Party: a lesson in etiquette on a roving table
Wildman : running through the streets
Le Grand Peepshow: a sexy, surreal live show
In and around Priory Meadow.
Fair Maid of the South East (Fri 5 Sept 7pm //Sat 6 Sept 2pm and 7pm) at Hastings Castle
A barnstorming tale of pirates, romance and misunderstanding on the high seas, by Third Party Productions. Swordfighting, live music and a galleon on wheels. Suitable for all the family.
Adults £8 / Children (under 11) £3. Call 0845 274 1001 to book.
Live Arts Weekend (Sat 13 and Sun 14 Sept) in Alexandra Park (various sites)
Arts in the Park featuring:
Etiquette (10am– 5pm) at eat@ the Park Cafe: Star in your own performance, wearing headphones which provide directions. The New York Times describes this experience as "gripping..."
A half hour slot costs £5 for two people.
Call 01424 717464 to book.
Also at live arts weekend...
Cine Yurt (12pm-5pm) nr bandstand: 'Bygone Hastings'. FREE . Celebrating Hastings' heritage as one of the first places to make and screen films as public entertainment.
Sound-scape (13 Sept only, 3pm) Bandstand: FREE Live performance from singer/songwriter Claire Hamill
Control (19 Sept 8pm) Masonic Hall, East Ascent, St Leonards
Fantastically energetic performers from Nunah Physical Theatre Company draw you into the spirit of their dwelling. This show will make you laugh, empathise and gyrate in your seat! Followed by a DJ until 12 midnight.
Entry restricted to 15 years and over.
Tickets £8, can be purchased in advance from Spikes Café, 39 Norman Road.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (Sat 20 Sept and Sun 21 Sept 7pm) at St Leonards Gardens
Eyeline Production's abridged version of Shakespeare's comic tale of duped and doped lovers, fairies and magic returns by popular demand to the beautifully restored St Leonards Gardens. This is a promenade performance – dress for British Summer!
Adults £8 / Children (under 11) £3.
Call 01424 201192 / 07903561007 to book.
The free Coastal Currents brochure is available from Hastings Information Centre, Queen's Square,
Tel: 0845 274 1001
See also: www.coastalcurrents.org.uk
For more information please contact:
Naomi Robinson | 01424 717 464 | firstname.lastname@example.org
John Knowles | 01424 717 464 | email@example.com