Events for March 2015
Come and Celebrate a Revival!
Every Sunday from 3- 5:30, Afternoon teas are back at Kester House in Sedlescombe in the original Old Tithe Barn tea rooms from the 1950's. Indulge yourself in gorgeous scones, savouries, pastries and cakes whilst relaxing in the sofas and leather chairs in our centuries old sitting rooms. Add a glass of sparkling to your Tea for true indulgence!
Please call to book 01424 870035
Eat Global Festival
Hastings & St Leonards
21st - 28th March
If you love food, you’re in for a real treat with restaurant-based celebrations, marking the quality and diversity of our local food industry. If you love music, come and enjoy music tastes and experiences from around the world. If there’s one thing Hastings & St Leonards has, it’s variety. We are proud to celebrate our international flavours. Throughout the year the Eat Global members welcome you to eat global locally and taste the world foods in Hastings and St Leonards.
Chantal Joffe: Beside the Seaside
31st Jan - 12th April 2015
A major exhibition of works by Chantal Joffe, whose powerful portraits of women and children combine insight, integrity and humour. Joffe paints with expressive fluidity, using large brush-strokes and distortions to capture personality and a sense of movement. This exhibition will celebrate Joffe's strong connections to Hastings and St Leonards, with many portraits capturing Hastings beach. Rose Wylie, the artist who helped to launch the gallery in 2012 with her exhibition, Big Boys Sit in the Front, will co-curate Joffe's exhibition
Piano Concerto Exhibition
28th February - 7th March
Hastings hosts young virtuoso pianists from all over the world. Attend Prelims or Semis before the evening finale when the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra accmpanies the 3 finalists. Also Oscar nominated director Mike Figgis (Leaving Las Vegas, The Browning Version, Time Code) has been commissioned to make a film about the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition and will be working with a film crew for ten days at the White Rock Theatre and locations in and around Hastings from Saturday.