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Herring Fair

Stade Open Space, Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 November - 11am-4pm

The Herring Fair is a free event held undercover on the Stade, Hastings Old Town.  Celebrate this undervalued but seriously versatile fish.  The fair includes music, cooking demos, beer, kids' activities and a ceilidh.

Throughout the weekend

Children’s sea-themed craft activities and face painting in the Stade Hall, run by Play Development. Traditional net making by Hastings fishermen in the marquee, and marine exhibits from Wessex Archaeology.

Saturday 18 November

The Sean Fennessy Duo - 11.15am-11.45am

Billingsgate Cooking Demo, Classroom on the Coast - 12noon-1.30pm and 2pm-3.30pm - tickets from Hastings Information Centre

The Kimberleys - 12.15pm-1pm

Stone Junction - 1.15pm-2pm

Now & Then - 2.15pm-2.45pm

The Martin Blackman Trip - 3pm-4pm

Sunday 19 November

Now & Then - 11.15am-12noon

Herring Celebration, Fishermen's Stalls - 12noon-12.30pm

Thai House Cooking demo, Classroom on the Coast - 1pm-2pm - Free

Milton Hide - 12.45pm-1.30pm

The Salts - 1.45pm-2.45pm

Wild Feast Cooking demo, Classroom on the Coast - 2.30pm-3.30pm - Free

The Sugarloaf Band - 3.15pm-4.45pm


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