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Artshelter

Artists living or working in or around Hastings are being offered the chance to display their works on the backs of bus shelters around the town. The currently empty 100cm x 62cm frames have been made available to the Love Hastings 'Artshelter' project and provide a great opportunity to brighten up the area.

Christmas Shopping Festive Fun Day at Priory Meadow

Christmas at Priory Meadow
A Christmas Shopping Festive Fun Day is taking place at Priory Meadow Shopping Centre this December.  On Sunday 1st December between 10am and 4pm there is free festive entertainment for all the family to enjoy throughout the day whilst Christmas shopping, with a magical atmosphere, live music, fireworks, and even snowfall. Enjoy...

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

The Crypt
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...

Trick or treat yourself this Halloween

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:

New planters for year-round greenery and colour

Town centre planters
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...

Hastings Bonfire 2019 – what you need to know

Hastings Bonfire
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.

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

Queens Road Hastings
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...

Pride bunting in Hastings town centre

Hastings Pride bunting
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...

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 and...

Yours Clothing comes to Hastings!

Yours 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...