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Local Hastings businesses – recent posts
We follow the social media posts from many of our local town centre businesses.
Latest news from Hastings Table Flip: Paldea Evolved is in ready for release tomorrow!!…
Latest update from Hastings Table Flip 2023-06-08 17:16:49 Paldea Evolved is in ready for release tomorrow!! Plenty of boxes in stock!! (£125) Get’em before they go!! SourceRead more
Latest news from Owen’s Hastings: Unleash the ultimate party experience with The Experience Package at OWENS!…
Latest update from Owen’s Hastings 2023-06-08 10:58:04 🎳⛳ Unleash the ultimate party experience with The Experience Package at OWENS! 🌟✨ 👉 Just £25/person for 1 game of bowling, 1 round[…]Read more
Latest news from Morrisons, Hastings: This ones for all the parents with pizza-loving kids… Our Very Melon Pizza is the perfect loop-hole…
Latest update from Morrisons, Hastings This ones for all the parents with pizza-loving kids… 🍕 Our Very Melon Pizza is the perfect loop-hole for when the kids are begging for[…]Read more
Latest news from The Yard at Waterworks Road, Hastings: @theopenpresshastings Getting the first round of The Open Press merchandise ready for our opening we…
Latest update from The Yard at Waterworks Road, Hastings 2023-06-07 20:26:20 @theopenpresshastings Getting the first round of The Open Press merchandise ready for our opening weekend at the maker’s market[…]Read more
Latest news from Bat and Bee Hastings: We have updated our opening hours this week Keep your eyes peeled this weekend! New drinks menu c…
Latest update from Bat and Bee, Hastings 2023-06-07 20:18:46 We have updated our opening hours this week 😌 Keep your eyes peeled this weekend! New drinks menu coming 🍁🍃🥬👀 Can[…]Read more
Latest news from Yates Hastings: Tonight from 10pm we have 3 hours of the best Drum & Bass music in town, with great drinks deals…
Latest update from Yates, Hastings 2023-06-07 18:06:53 Tonight from 10pm we have 3 hours of the best Drum & Bass music in town, with great drinks deals too, come on[…]Read more
Latest news from Hastings Tin Tin’s: Tonight we have the fantastic James Friis-Lawrence & Julian Keogh hosting Open Mic. Starts at 8…
Latest update from Hastings Tin Tin’s 2023-06-07 17:02:52 Tonight we have the fantastic James Friis-Lawrence & Julian Keogh hosting Open Mic. Starts at 8pm get signed up for a slot[…]Read more
Latest news from Yates Hastings: Wednesday night from 8pm we have some amazing football from West Ham followed by our amazing Drum &a…
Latest update from Yates, Hastings 2023-06-07 00:43:41 Wednesday night from 8pm we have some amazing football from West Ham followed by our amazing Drum & Bass night! ⚽⚽🎉🎉 SourceRead more
Latest news from The General Havelock, Hastings: THIS THURSDAY…
Latest update from The General Havelock Hastings 2023-06-06 23:16:57 THIS THURSDAY🕺🏻 Come join us for a flash back to the 70’s 80’s and 90’s night with everyone’s favourite Dj, Dj[…]Read more
Latest news from Morrisons, Hastings: Me and my bestie waiting for our 2 Full Breakfasts and a cuppa, for £10!…
Latest update from Morrisons, Hastings Me and my bestie waiting for our 2 Full Breakfasts and a cuppa, for £10! 🍳☕ #MoreReasons #MoreCard SourceRead more
Latest news from Bottle of Hastings: It’s baaack!! Summer must be here, as the new vintage of @timwildman’s fantastic English pet nat @lo…
Latest update from Bottle of Hastings 2023-06-06 19:20:04 It’s baaack!! Summer must be here, as the new vintage of @timwildman’s fantastic English pet nat @lost_in_a_field Frolic is now available for[…]Read more
Latest news from Hastings Pride GET YOUR TICKETS NOW FOR @laundrydayclubnight Saturday 29th July at @thepipercalls…
Latest update from Hastings Pride/strong> 2023-06-06 18:03:55 GET YOUR TICKETS NOW FOR @laundrydayclubnight ✨Saturday 29th July at @thepipercalls 🎟️ £6 with £1 of every ticket going to @transpridehastings[…]Read more
Latest news from Hastings Tin Tin’s: It’s Belgium Beer Tuesday!…
Latest update from Hastings Tin Tin’s 2023-06-06 17:29:53 It’s Belgium 🇧🇪 Beer Tuesday! LA CHOUFFE starts off with some citrus notes, followed by a refreshing touch, pleasantly spiced to give[…]Read more
Latest news from Hastings Table Flip: This weeks FNM is standard @ 7pm…
Latest update from Hastings Table Flip 2023-06-06 16:05:15 This weeks FNM is standard @ 7pm and on Saturday MtG Pioneer tournament at 7pm 😁 SourceRead more
Latest news from The Yard at Waterworks Road, Hastings: @holly.dawes There’s something truly special about digging your own clay from the earth and using it…
Latest update from The Yard at Waterworks Road, Hastings 2023-06-06 13:19:01 @holly.dawes There’s something truly special about digging your own clay from the earth and using it to make pottery.[…]Read more
Latest news from Bat and Bee Hastings: QUIZ 003 Back by popular demand! Our last two have sold out therefore get in there quick and messag…
Latest update from Bat and Bee, Hastings 2023-06-06 10:10:56 QUIZ 003🧐 Back by popular demand! 💃🏻 Our last two have sold out therefore get in there quick and message us[…]Read more
Latest news from Licence 2 Kale SERIOUS POST ALERT…
Latest update from Licence 2 Kale/strong> 2023-06-06 08:23:51 🚨SERIOUS POST ALERT🚨 Hello to you all!! I don’t even know where to start this post, but I know that I need[…]Read more
Latest news from Owen’s Hastings: Explore the extraordinary at Bizzarium, The Vault, and SOAR TOUR! Open Wednesday to Sunday every we…
Latest update from Owen’s Hastings 2023-06-06 07:14:01 🌟 Explore the extraordinary at Bizzarium, The Vault, and SOAR TOUR! Open Wednesday to Sunday every week. Unleash your curiosity and unlock our[…]Read more
Latest news from Hastings Tin Tin’s: Tintins Live Music Presents: Kirsty & the Wingmen
Latest update from Hastings Tin Tin’s 2023-06-05 21:10:24 SourceRead more
Latest news from Hastings Pride We’re kicking off our Pride flag series by starting off with the Pride flag itself! Did you know t…
Latest update from Hastings Pride/strong> 2023-06-05 20:23:44 We’re kicking off our Pride flag series by starting off with the Pride flag itself! 🏳️🌈 Did you know there was so many[…]Read more
Latest news from Owen’s Hastings: Calling all talented musicians!…
Latest update from Owen’s Hastings 2023-06-05 14:54:46 🎭 Calling all talented musicians! 🎶 Owens Entertainment is thrilled to announce an incredible opportunity for guitarists (electric and acoustic), drummers/percussionists, bassists (electric[…]Read more
Festivals and all-day events in Hastings 2022
With more and more festivals every year, Hastings is probably the least boring town in the UK.
Queer on the Pier (Sat 30th July, 2022)
Queer on The Pier 2022 A outdoor queer festival celebrating the brilliance of our community in an incredible setting! Showcasing local talent and bringing International drag, cabaret and DJs to[…]Read more
Hastings Storytelling Festival (November 2022)
Hastings Storytelling Festival Spoken word, dance, puppetry, carnival, theatre, conversation or digital media: diverse artists in exciting and accessible venues Most Hastings Storytelling Festival events are free and ALL are[…]Read more
Hastings Bonfire (October 2022)
HASTINGS BONFIRE Bonfire societies from all over Sussex come together to march through the streets of Hastings in a procession of drums, flares and flaming torchlights. Along with a huge bonfire[…]Read more
Hastings Week 2022 (October)
A festival remembering the famous date of 1066 and demonstrating the interest, skill and activity in Hastings TODAY. Website – https://www.1066.net/hastings-week/ Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/hastwk1066Read more
Battle Festival (October 2022, various venues)
Battle Festival is an arts and music festival in Battle, East Sussex. Now in its eleventh year, Battle Festival has quickly become a cultural gem in the South East’s calendar,[…]Read more
PhotoHastings (Sept-Nov 2022)
About Photohastings aims to inspire an appreciation of contemporary photographic art through an annual festival programe, regular e-newsletters, talks, exhibitions, workshops and mentoring. Set up in 2009 and initially working[…]Read more
Hastings Oktoberfest (1st October, Horntyne Park – indoors)
Details Event by Hastings OktoberfestHorntye Park Tickets · £16.76 www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hastings-oktoberfest-2022-tickets-223258611517 BEER. BANDS. BRATWURST We are delighted to announce details for Hastings Oktoberfest 2022: Saturday 1st October 2022 2-10pm at Horntye[…]Read more
Hastings Seafood and Wine Festival (mid-September 2022, The Stade)
What to expect – The Seafood & Wine Festival has grown into one of Hastings’ biggest and most popular events in an already packed calendar. This much-loved foodie festival showcases[…]Read more
Hastings LitFest (September 2022)
What to expect – Writing for writers – Hastings Lit Fest is a festival like no other – a celebration of writing and writers across all the genres. Workshops, talks,[…]Read more
Coastal Currents (September 2022, various venues)
What to expect – A visual arts festival showcasing the creative hubs of Hastings and St Leonards, and featuring the talents of both the local arts community and profiled artists.[…]Read more
Hastings Pride (August Bank Holiday, 2022)
What to expect – A true celebration of all things LGBT+ with a parade and a huge party featuring live bands and DJs Venue(s)/Location – The Oval, Bohemia Road, Hastings[…]Read more
Hastings Old Town Carnival Week (29th July – 7th August)
Old Town Carnival Week is back for 2022. A week of exciting events from Pram Racing to Treasure Trails, Open Houses to Walking Tours, Art Shows to Historical Talks, Live[…]Read more
The Fratcave presents – Beatwave (22-24 July, The Pig, Hastings)
BEATWAVE 2022 The Post-Pandemic 60’s Punk Party by the Sea is back for Round 5! …or is it 6! in fact it should be 7. If you’ve already fallen under[…]Read more
Hastings Fringe, (July 2022, Stables Theatre)
The Hastings Fringe Festival offers theatre performance, local musical talent, comedy and spoken word / poetry. Held throughout July. The idea of running a fringe festival at the Stables was[…]Read more
Hastings Pirate Weekend (15-17th July, 2022)
The date is set for Saturday 16th to Sunday 17th July, all over the town. We have held the Guinness World Record for the most pirates in one place since[…]Read more
St Leonards Festival (9th July, 2022)
A day of free family fun by the sea in this beautiful East Sussex seaside Victorian resort town. This culturally diverse event has something for everyone, including street arts, festival market, live[…]Read more
Hastings Midsummer Fish Festival (25th June 2022, Hastings, The Stade)
Start date: Saturday 25 June 2022 at 9am End date: Sunday 26 June 2022 at 5pm RNLI open day at the festival, see the boats, volunteers on hand to answer[…]Read more
Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival (15th – 19th June, 2022 – various venues)
The Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival originates from an idea from two local Hastonians Chris and Jake. The independent festival showcases a large variety of professional comedians and emerging comics from[…]Read more
Ben & Jerry’s UK – Sundaes On The Pier Festival (Sat 6 August 2022, Hastings Pier)
This summer we’re teaming up with everyone’s favourite ice cream team, Ben & Jerry’s UK and UK event producers Good Life for a brand new music & ice cream festival, situated on[…]Read more
World Crazy Golf Championships, Hastings Adventure Golf, 10-12 June 2022
Hastings Adventure Golf are delighted to announce the details of the 2022 World Crazy Golf Championships. The 2022 competition will be taking place 10th,11th & 12th June. This is seen[…]Read more
Hastings International Composers Festival (20-22 May, 2022, De La Warr Pavillon)
Performing the most exciting classical music being written today This is a unique three-day festival on the south coast of England, which celebrates music of passion and melody created by[…]Read more
Viva La Queens, (2nd June, 2022 – Hastings Pier)
Jubilee weekend – Viva la Queens! Hastings Pier 12 midday – 10pm This is a live music event, where Hastings is celebrating all the queens of music … with an[…]Read more
Love Hastings supports local events
The money raised from local businesses goes into many local events that pull visitors to the town every year.
Hastings Beatles Day
Five Mile Race
Things Love Hastings is great at
As the business improvement district, we work every day on behalf of local businesses to make Hastings a better and safer place.
A SAFER HASTINGS
Love Hastings runs ‘Business Watch’, incorporating ShopWatch and BarWatch for the daytime and night time economies. We are nationally accredited and work closely with the council and the police to keep Hastings safe for businesses and visitors alike.
THE PUBLIC REALM
From Christmas lights and planting schemes to supporting public art projects and trying to get the councils to repair roads and remove graffiti, we care about the look and feel of the town centre and doour best to make it as welcoming and inviting as possible.
The Business Improvement District puts money and time into many annual and one-off events each year – all of which bring vibrancy and colour to the town – as well as attracting thousands of extra visitors.
From free or subsidised training sessions through to lobbying for funding during the COVID crisis – or simply making the town look great with Christmas lights, flowers, and freshly painted railings, the BID is on the side of local businesses.
2022 – 2027 Love Hastings BID business plan
Reasons to vote YES for a second Love Hastings BID term Baseline services agreementRead more
Second term ballot proposals
Pictured: Peter Rolfe, Business Ambassador and John Bownas, BID Manager (click links for what we do) During March, local businesses get the chance to vote on proposals for a second[…]Read more
Is the government’s COVID business support package enough?
December 2021 – Hastings Observer column So, it’s Christmas Eve 2021, and as things stand it’s hard to predict just what the UK will be doing with regards to COVID[…]Read more
UK business needs a BOOST
Action is needed NOW on business rates, VAT, and grants for businesses in the retail and hospitality sectors, as well as for freelancers and the self-employed. We are facing a[…]Read more
Snap survey shows how Hastings will be hit as part of projected £4BN ‘Plan B’ loss predicted for UK hospitality sector
In a snap survey carried out by Love Hastings over half of the hospitality businesses who responded said the current ‘Plan B’ restrictions may cost them an average of around[…]Read more
Hastings shops ask the public to treat staff with respect this Christmas
A recent national poll found that an alarming 38% of shoppers have witnessed violence against shop staff, and this goes alongside industry data showing 450 recorded incidents every day in[…]Read more
The Magic Numbers close Hastings Fat Tuesday Festival’s unplugged Saturday.
Saturday 26th February 2022 8pmThe Brass, HastingsGET TICKETSThe Magic Numbers are a UK-based four-piece formed in late 2002 in Hanwell, west London. Comprising two pairs of brothers and sisters (Romeo[…]Read more
Priory Meadow gets behind the Hospice duck art trail
Priory Meadow Shopping Centre has joined the flock to sponsor a duck as part of Follow That Duck, a live art trail taking place in Summer 2022 from Hastings Old[…]Read more
NOTICE OF AGM: 6pm, 8th December 2021
Love Hastings levy payers are invited to the 2021 AGM of Love Hastings (Hastings Business Improvement District). Alongside the usual business of confirming directors and board responsibilities plus the annual[…]Read more
Does Hastings town centre need a roadmap to the future?
Hastings Observer column November 2021 Over the last two days, as I’ve been swinging above the town centre in the basket of a cherry-picker helping programme the town Christmas lights,[…]Read more
Another five years?
October 2021 – Hastings Observer column As Love Hastings gets closer to a second-term ballot to decide whether the project should extend another five years, more and more people are[…]Read more
Hastings & St Leonards One Town – One Voice
Hastings Observer column – September 2021 ‘Love Hastings’ is a great – but currently flawed – brand. We all love Hastings, there’s no doubt about that. But right now,[…]Read more
Enjoy the best hospitality and fun in the South East
With record-breaking sunshine hours, a history that speaks for itself, and scores of great places to eat, drink and shop, Hastings is a town you might never want to leave.Getting here
To the west of the Hastings seafront, St Leonards is a bohemian area well-known for great little bars and shops.
HASTINGS TOWN CENTRE
Here is where you will find the pier, the White Rock Theatre, and tonnes of great places to shop and have fun – day and night.
Hastings Old Town
With its working fishing beach and iconic black huts, the Old Town is a maze of historic streets where the past meets the present.
The Trinity Triangle High Street Heritage Action Zone is a four year regeneration programme supported by Historic England.
The funding programme is designed to breathe new life into a historic part of Hastings town centre: the Trinity Triangle and America Ground. These areas of Hastings are rich in history and built heritage.
What will you do in Hastings today?
Are you here for a day, a long weekend, or longer? Here’s what you need to know about Hastings and ‘1066 country’.
Hastings Business Improvement District in numbers
What is Hastings BID?
In 2017 Hastings town centre businesses voted to contribute to a fund that would pay for the things that they felt make a real difference to the town.
From Christmas lights and planting schemes around the town to supporting the big local events that draw in vistors and creating a safer environment for people to shop and enjoy themsleves, the BID spends some £200,000 every year on making Hastings look and feel as good as possible.
COVID business grants secured
Here’s who to look out for around the town…
John is equally happy taking an active part in negotiating with the Council for a better deal for the town as he is wielding a paintbrush to tidy up a tatty bollard.
Manager and general all-rounder
It’s a team effort – so if you are a business in Hastings help us to help you by being a part of our mission to make the town the best it can be,
Every business in Hastings
Peter is the friendly face of the town – always to be found on patrol looking for people to help or for things that need to be fixed. He’s a genuine asset to Hastings!
We are always here to answer questions and listen to ideas
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