Category: 2022 Events

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 Hastings! This will be the third year of Queer on the Pier! The team are back on Hastings Pier and it is going to be bigger…
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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 free to children under 10. Hastings Storytelling Festival started in 2011 and is now a charity. 

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 on the beach, the burning of the effigy and a spectacular firework display, the event commemorates the Battle of Hastings, and of course the traditional…
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Hastings Week 2022 (October)

A festival remembering the famous date of 1066 and demonstrating the interest, skill and activity in Hastings TODAY. Website – Facebook –

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, With its diverse, family-friendly focus, the Festival programmes an eclectic range of events and activities by internationally acclaimed, award-winning artists. The Festival maintains a firm…
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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 with Brighton Photo Fringe, the group set up it’s own annual photo season beginning in 2014 to run alongside it. Succinctly the aims of the…
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Hastings Oktoberfest (1st October, Horntyne Park – indoors)

Details Event by Hastings OktoberfestHorntye Park Tickets · £16.76 BEER. BANDS. BRATWURST We are delighted to announce details for Hastings Oktoberfest 2022: Saturday 1st October 2022 2-10pm at Horntye Park (indoors) as we transform the space into a Munich style Bierhall for the event With the FULL amazing line-up for 2021 rebooked including Eva…
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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 all that Hastings and surrounding areas have to offer, with over 50 food and drink traders, non-stop live music in the music marquee, cooking demonstrations…
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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, interactive sessions, book sales, readings, masterclasses, and performances – held in the beautiful and vibrant town of Hastings, East Sussex. Venue(s)/Location – Multiple venues around…
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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. Coastal Currents is organised by Sweet and Dandy Ltd. and funded by the Arts Council England, Hastings Borough Council, and Love Hastings.. Venue(s)/Location – Multiple…
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