Newsletter: Issue 19 (20th July 2020)

Newsletter: Issue 19 (20th July 2020) Keeping In Touch in Troubled Times The Society has been forced into a spell of inactivity in recent months, so this newsletter is mainly to say “hello” to all members (and anyone else who is reading this Hastings & St. Leonards Society newsletter on our website), and give notice [...]

By |2020-08-03T19:34:28+01:00August 3rd, 2020|The Society|0 Comments

The West Hill of Hastings Local heritage Project (Update, 10 March 2020)

Hastings & St. Leonards Society’s one-year long project to research the history and heritage of the West Hill area of Hastings is coming to an end, and a 72-page illustrated booklet is about to be published. A limited number of copies of the booklet will be available free of charge to the Society’s members and [...]

By |2020-03-12T08:27:15+00:00March 12th, 2020|The Society, West Hill Community Festival|0 Comments

E-Bulletin – AGM 17th March and Elections

e-bulletin (10 February 2020) For attention of all Hastings & St. Leonards Society members: The Annual General Meeting is on Tuesday 17 March, 6.00pm start, at the White Rock Hotel (ground floor meeting room). This is a members-only event and all paid-up members are encouraged to attend. The election of Officers and Executive Committee takes [...]

By |2020-02-11T11:18:34+00:00February 11th, 2020|The Society|0 Comments

Notes From Open Meeting Tuesday 28th January 2020

Notes from Open Meeting, Tuesday 28 January 2020, 6 pm start, at White Rock Hotel. Meeting chaired by Dr. Deborah Madden (Chair, H & St. L Society) Apologies for absence: Received in advance from 4 members Total attendance: 25 Focus of the Meeting: The heritage of Hastings town centre Item 1: Presentation on the restoration [...]

By |2020-02-06T17:32:06+00:00February 6th, 2020|The Society|0 Comments

The West Hill of Hastings Local heritage Project (Update, 29 January 2020)

The West Hill of Hastings Local heritage Project (Update, 29 January 2020) Hastings & St. Leonards Society’s one-year long project to research the history and heritage of the West Hill area of Hastings has been progressing well. The project is funded with a grant of £8,500 from National Lottery Heritage Fund. We have so far [...]

By |2020-01-30T12:22:42+00:00January 30th, 2020|The Society, West Hill Community Festival|0 Comments

Newsletter No. 17

New Year Message from the Chair Here we are at the start of another year, and I hope 2020 will be a happy and healthy one for you all. Last year was a busy and exciting time for the Society, particularly with our West Hill (Hastings) Local heritage and Community Festival project, which is running [...]

By |2020-01-06T16:58:11+00:00January 6th, 2020|The Society|0 Comments

Newsletter No 16

Newsletter: Issue 16 (25th October 2019) West Hill Community Festival Success Our West Hill Community Festival was a great success. Held over the weekend of Friday 20 to Sunday 22 September, the events were well attended and the overall response most agreeable. All 200 tickets for the concert by Benyounes String Quartet at Emmanuel Church [...]

By |2019-10-25T16:10:53+01:00October 25th, 2019|The Society|0 Comments

Notes from Hastings & St. Leonards Society Open Meeting 17th October 2019

Thursday 17 October 2019, 6 p.m. start. Held at White Rock Hotel Meeting chaired by Dr. Chris Joyce (Vice-chair, H & St. L Society) 1. Main topic: Proposals for the Observer Building (guest speaker, Jess Steele, Heart of Hastings Community Land Trust) Jess commenced with a short history of the ‘Observer Building’, which was designed [...]

By |2019-10-24T21:23:20+01:00October 24th, 2019|The Society|0 Comments