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

Lord Boyce, Warden of The Cinque Ports Talk Report

(Photo by Kevin Boorman) Press Report – Lord Boyce talk at Hastings Museum on Sunday 13 October There was a large and captivated audience at the talk by Lord Boyce, Warden of the Cinque Ports and Admiral of the Fleet, on Sunday 13 October. Organised by Hastings & St. Leonards Society for ‘Hastings Week’, the [...]

By |2019-10-14T19:24:03+01:00October 14th, 2019|The Society|0 Comments

West Hill Community Festival Report

Organised by Hastings & St. Leonards Society, as part of our ‘West Hill (Hastings) Local Heritage Project’, the West Hill Community Festival took place over the weekend of Friday 20 to Sunday 22 September. All events were free, as the project has been funded by a ‘Sharing Heritage in the Community’ grant from the National [...]

By |2019-09-26T19:15:00+01:00September 26th, 2019|The Society, West Hill Community Festival|0 Comments

Newsletter No 15

West Hill Community Festival Update To correspond with Heritage Open Days and to celebrate the substantial local heritage of the West Hill area of Hastings, we have organised a Community Festival for the weekend of 20 – 22 September. All events are free and we open with a concert at Emmanuel Church on the Friday [...]

By |2019-09-05T20:08:19+01:00September 5th, 2019|The Society|0 Comments

Newsletter: Issue 14 (27 June 2019)

Apply Now for Free West Hill Festival Concert Tickets As announced in previous newsletters, Hastings & St. Leonards Society is organising a West Hill (Hastings) Community Festival over the weekend of 20 – 22 September as part of our West Hill Local Heritage Project. The project is supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage [...]

By |2019-07-01T08:38:33+01:00July 1st, 2019|The Society|0 Comments

Newsletter No 13

Newsletter: Issue 13 (20 May 2019) Annual General Meeting Report The second Annual General Meeting of the Society took place on Monday 29 April at the White Rock Hotel. Notes from the meeting, including the Chair’s Annual Report, have been circulated to all members. Other recipients of our Newsletters may be interested in the main [...]

By |2019-05-24T07:29:08+01:00May 24th, 2019|The Society|0 Comments