Category: Discover

Opus Theatre Hastings

Opus Theatre

The Opus Theatre is considered one of the finest concert halls in the South East, in a Grade II listed building created for the best natural acoustics. The theatre’s centrepiece is a grand piano, one of the most technologically advanced instruments in the world and officially baptised as the ‘Phoenix Opus’. The piano is 9ft…
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The Source Park

The Source Park is open to all ages and disciplines with specific sessions for BMX and skateboards, with mixed sessions open to all. Bikes, skateboards and safety equipment are available to hire. Have you watched the documentary of this amazing story? Here’s the trailer…

Hastings Pier

Hastings Pier

Hastings Pier stands proudly on Hastings seafront, with it’s award-winning architecture and unique design. The Pier offers a tranquil environment to take a stroll out over the sea, enjoy fish and chips, local ice cream or a warming cup of coffee. The Pier was recently purchased by new owners, so this page will be updated…
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True Crime Museum Hastings

The True Crime Museum

Did you know that Hastings is home to the UK’s largest collection of crime memorabilia?  Hidden away in the famous White Rock caves, is the perfect museum for anyone looking for spine-tingling, skin-crawling artefacts.  The True Crime Museum is a shocking attraction, sharing the stories of some of the world’s most sadistic, violent, twisted criminals…
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The White Rock Theatre

The White Rock Theatre stands proudly on Hastings seafront, opposite the award-winning Pier, and is home to some of the best live entertainment in Sussex.  The Theatre boosts a 1,066 capacity, sea views and a wealth of history behind its doors. There’s weekly theatre classes for all ages, a cabaret club, a choir, and with a…
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Invention of the television

Hastings: birthplace of TV

Hastings is best known for the famous Norman invasion, but did you know that it was also the birthplace of television? In 1922, John Logie Baird set up residence in Linton Crescent in Hastings, following a bout of illness. As a student, Baird had already experimented with the idea of television, however it was during…
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The story of the America Ground

Hastings Harbour was one of the original Cinque Ports, however over a period of centuries a series of huge storms silted up the entrance and the harbour became a beach. This created a new piece of land that Hastings Corporation had no control over. Rope-makers were the first to make use of the site around…
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