Author: Love Hastings

Hastings Christmas lights

Town centre Christmas lights

At Love Hastings, we are responsible for choosing, buying and managing the Christmas lights programme for the town centre. The areas included in the programme are Robertson Street, Cambridge Road, Wellington Place, Castle Street and Queens Road. In 2018 we chose to invest in brand new lights for Queens Road and Robertson Street, which marked…
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The Crypt

THE CRYPT IS BACK! – Bigger and better than ever…

For those who remember The Crypt at its sweaty peak, it’s now back on the Hastings live music scene… After closing in 2011, The Crypt in Hastings is re-opening its original doors on Havelock road on 15th November.  There will be thousands of people with long-lasting memories of seeing some of the biggest names in British music pass through…
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Halloween

Trick or treat yourself this Halloween

Whether you’re looking for a spooky night out or family fun, our handy events calendar has a full list of Halloween events taking place in Hastings town centre. Simply search for Halloween in the top right hand search bar, or visit the calendar to view them by date. Some highlights include:

Town centre planters

New planters for year-round greenery and colour

We’ve been working with Rotherview Nurseries to design a series of trough planting schemes that will result in some great-looking displays all year round. The first of almost 100 troughs were installed in Havelock Road recently and these will soon be followed with more in Queens Road. The remainder will follow over coming months as…
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Hastings Bonfire

Hastings Bonfire 2019 – what you need to know

Saturday 19th October – 7:15pm It’s one of the busiest nights of the year, and the town centre will see an increase in visitors over the weekend. The torch-lit procession is quite possibly the largest of it’s kind in the world and the town will start to get increasingly busy from the late afternoon. Hopefully…
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Queens Road Hastings

BID funding helps bring a new splash of colour to the town

The annual arts festival Coastal Currents is back again this year, and we worked with the organisers to allow local artists the chance to create some amazing mural works that will leave a lasting legacy in and around the town centre.  Visitors to Queen’s Road will have undoubtedly spotted the lovely portrait that has gone…
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Hastings Pride bunting

Pride bunting in Hastings town centre

Love Hastings is delighted to support Hastings Pride 2019.  Part of the support we offered, included purchasing reusable Pride bunting for the town centre. This was kindly installed by East Sussex Highways. We have also contributed to the costs of the event, including road closures and insurance. Find out more about Hastings Pride here.

Hastings Pride

Hastings Pride

In the early hours of June 28, 1969, New York City police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay club located in Greenwich Village in New York City. The raid sparked a riot among bar patrons and neighborhood residents as police roughly hauled employees and patrons out of the bar, leading to six days of protests…
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Yours Hastings

Yours Clothing comes to Hastings!

A new fashion retailer is moving into Priory Meadow Shopping Centre, Hastings. The much-loved plus-size retailer, Yours, will be occupying the former Clintons unit, vacant for only 3 months.  Yours are a fast growing plus size fashion retailer from the UK. They sell fashionable and affordable clothing for women in UK sizes 16-36. Stuart Mitchell-…
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Hastings Bonfire 2018

Love Hastings supports Hastings Bonfire 2019

Love Hastings is proud to support Hastings Bonfire for 2019.  Hastings Bonfire is one of the biggest events in the Hastings calendar, drawing in tens of thousands of people to our town centre. The spectacular event is entirely volunteer-run and fundraising takes place throughout the year to fund the event. Unfortunately the Society saw a…
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