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Hastings Events

Discover what's happening in Hastings.  Updated regularly with events for the town; from major events to quiz nights, theatre, markets and music evenings.

Here are just some the highlights of the year (2018) but there is always a good reason to visit Hastings at any time of the year.

February – Fat Tuesday  -  from 9-13

March – Hastings Half Marathon – 18 March

April – Beatles Day 19 – on 8th at White Rock Theatre

May - Hastings’ Jack in the Green

June – Stade Saturdays - cultural events every Saturday on Stade Open Space; and free!

July – Hastings Beer and Music Festival, The Oval

August – Old Town Carnival Week

September – Seafood & Wine Festival

October – Hastings Bonfire – 13 October

November – Hastings Storytelling Festival

December – It’s Christmas!

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    Type

    Film

    Film

    Location:

    Bexhill on Sea

    Dates

    From:
    11 Nov 2017 To 2 Jan 2018

    An interactive touring exhibition of short films made by young film-makers (16 - 24 years) To be shown on the north staircase

     

    Over 200 short films made by up and coming artist filmmakers aged 16 – 24 from across England will be showcased in Playback, a touring interactive exhibition...

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    Type

    Museums

    Museum

    Location:

    Hastings

    Dates

    From:
    25 Nov 2017 To 25 Nov 2017

    Hastings Museum and Art Gallery invites the public to discover more about what goes on in the museum.  The drop-in event will offer a range of light hearted activities designed to provide an insight into what the museum holds in its collection and how it acquires and looks after objects. 

    The...

Ongoing Events

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    Type

    Christmas

    Liane

    Location:

    Hastings

    Dates

    From:
    17 Dec 2017 To 17 Dec 2017

    Liane Carroll in Concert with Full Big Band

    Following on from the tremendous success of the Sold Out launch for Liane’s new album ‘The Right To Love’ in the summer, Liane is back with her incredible big band for a special Christmas Concert.

    General Admission £22.50

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    Type

    Theatre

    The House of Midwinter Thought

    Location:

    St Leonards on Sea

    Dates

    From:
    17 Dec 2017 To 23 Dec 2017

    Extraordinary theatre in a unique space!
    Inspired by a Virginia Woolf's short story, ExploreThe Arch's festive production features original music, moving scenery and the inventive staging that the Company is known for.

    The House of Midwinter Thought is an enchanting ballet of objects with live...

  3. Type

    Type

    Christmas

    Hastings Ice Rink

    Location:

    Hastings

    Dates

    From:
    18 Dec 2017 To 7 Jan 2018

    The ever-popular Ice Rink is back in Priory Meadow

    One of the most fun and best value-for-money real ice rinks in the south east, the rink has festive lighting, ‘snow’ showers and plays all your favourite Christmas songs while you’re having a great time on the ice!

    PRICES PER 30 MINUTE...

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    Type

    Christmas

    Grotto

    Location:

    Hastings

    Dates

    From:
    18 Dec 2017 To 24 Dec 2017

    Santa’s Grotto is now open and he can’t wait to see you all again. Come see his new grotto this year, it’s beautiful and the only one of it’s kind in the UK

    Entry £4 per child including a free wrapped gift

    Book Tickets

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    Type

    Christmas

    Creative fair

    Location:

    St Leonards on Sea

    Dates

    From:
    19 Dec 2017 To 24 Dec 2017

    Creative Christmas begins 28 November, with a special Open Evening on Friday 1 December at 6.30-8.30pm.

    The Forum's Christmas Fair is an opportunity for members to show and sell their handmade arts and crafts, , always well attended, the event is seen by many as a traditional part of their...

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    Type

    Theatre

    Toms Midnight Garden

    Location:

    Hastings

    Dates

    From:
    19 Dec 2017 To 23 Dec 2017

    Adapted for the stage by David Wood from the book by Philippa Pearce.

    As the old grandfather clock chimes thirteen, a lonely boy creeps down the Victorian staircase. He walks out of the 1950s and into another world, another time and a garden that shouldn’t exist. Are the people there ghosts –...

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    Type

    Christmas

    POP-UP INDOOR EMPORIUM

    Location:

    Hastings

    Dates

    From:
    23 Dec 2017 To 23 Dec 2017

    FESTIVE VINTAGE MARKET EVERY SATURDAY UNTIL CHRISTMAS upstairs at Blackmarket VIP on George Street. It's packed with gifts galore... there's jewellery, art prints, vintage clothes and kitchen ware, printed T-shirts, ceramics, Christmas decorations, cards and much more..! Full bar with mulled wine...

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    Special Events

    Dress Up Your Dog Day

    Location:

    Hastings

    Dates

    From:
    14 Jan 2018 To 14 Jan 2018

    It’s National#DressUpYourDogDay – enjoy a great day out with your Pooch for a one day only special promotion and get your visit for FREE!

    Free doggy treats and great photo opportunities at our Dog Mug Shot Wall.  Why not dress them up for the occasion and enter our dog fancy dress...

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    Special Events

    Pier

    Location:

    Hastings

    Dates

    From:
    17 Jan 2018 To 17 Jan 2018

    The History of Hastings Pier slideshow and talk by our archive volunteers, Marilyn Saklatvala and Kevin Atkins will commence at 11.30am, which will then be followed by a fish and chip lunch and tea/coffee at the Pavilion.

    Price: £12.00 per person including 10% booking/door fee, fish and chip...

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    Type

    Free Event

    Cajun Dawgs

    Location:

    Hastings

    Dates

    From:
    9 Feb 2018 To 13 Feb 2018

    In New Orleans and Rio they call it Mardi Gras, in Venice it’s known as Carnivale and Hastings has “Fat Tuesday” (English for Mardi Gras).

    Traditionally occurring on Shrove Tuesday which is the last day before Ash Wednesday, “Fat Tuesday” is a chance for people to let their hair down before...

  11. Type

    Type

    Theatre

    Music Festival

    Location:

    Hastings

    Dates

    From:
    22 Feb 2018 To 17 Mar 2018

    Hastings Musical Festival in its 110th year and has two main focuses which are providing excellent performance opportunities for all ages with adjudication of specialists in their field, and also the awarding annually of grants to young performers as they continue into further studies in...

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    Type

    Sporting Event

    Start/Finish of Hastings Half Marathon

    Location:

    Hastings

    Dates

    From:
    18 Mar 2018 To 18 Mar 2018

    The top half marathon in the UK organised by Hastings Lions Club. Class One event around the outskirts of town.

    This popular event (5000 runners) is great preparation for the London Marathon. It is undulating/tough, but the last part is either downhill and along the promenade past the newly...

  13. Type

    Type

    Theatre

    Beatles

    Location:

    White Rock, Hastings

    Dates

    From:
    8 Apr 2018 To 8 Apr 2018

    The ever popular BEATLES DAY returns to White Rock Theatre in aid of MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT.

    Celebrating 50yrs since the release off Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band over 90 acts in three stages will play the music of this much loved band. 

    With your entry wristband feel free to come...

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    Type

    Festival

    West Hill

    Location:

    HASTINGS

    Dates

    From:
    4 May 2018 To 7 May 2018

    A festival of Morris and other traditional dance with visiting teams from all over England and Europe. Procession on Bank Holiday Monday with music, dance, singing and street entertainment.

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    Type

    Run / Rally

    8th Ixion Cavalcade

    Location:

    Bexhill on Sea

    Dates

    From:
    6 May 2018 To 6 May 2018

    A gathering of pre 1940 motorcycles and sidecars to commemorate the life and times of Basil H Davies who was both a canon and pioneering motorcycle journalist based at St Barnabas Church in Bexhill on Sea. The riders set off for a run of about 35 miles at 10:30 and return about 12:00. The event is...

  16. Type

    Type

    Festival

    Hastings Beer and Music Festival

    Location:

    Hastings

    Dates

    From:
    5 Jul 2018 To 7 Jul 2018

    Hastings Beer and Music Festival is a three-day event organised by Hastings Round Table. It is the biggest social event in the area, with stunning sea views from it’s elevated venue, The Oval. The event is entirely staffed by volunteers, and as such every single penny (over £1m to date) raised goes...

  17. Type

    Type

    Carnival

    Hastings Old Town Carnival Week 2018

    Location:

    Hastings

    Dates

    From:
    28 Jul 2018 To 5 Aug 2018

    Old Town Carnival week takes place from 28 July - 5 August.

    The week will include the favourites of the Pram Race, Seaboot Race, Bike Race and of course the carnival!  

  18. Type

    Type

    Festival

    Hastings Seafood and Wine Festival

    Location:

    Hastings

    Dates

    From:
    15 Sep 2018 To 16 Sep 2018

    Indulge in a mouth-watering weekend of delicious seafood and local wines at this award-winning festival.

    This friendly festival is set on The Stade, Hastings’ historic fishing beach area, where Grade II listed net shops and fishmongers rub shoulders with the iconic Jerwood Gallery. Marquees...

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