What’s on in May 2018?

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If you need to promote your events or club you can get it listed here for FREE! As well as appearing here, your event will also appear in the printed magazine, the free download and shared in social media too! So what are you waiting for? Email me your events. In a few sentences please state what the event is called, where it is taking place and a brief overview with contact details. Also if you have events happening throughout the year then please send me your list so that I can keep readers updated every month. Deadline for the next issue is 21st May 2018.

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JACK IN THE GREEN FESTIVAL – 4th-7th
Venue: Hastings Old Town. Annual festival is a 4 day event and attracts thousands. A true British May Day celebration not to be missed. Music of all genres from some of the best local and surrounding areas bands, historic and social events and family fun. The weekend is topped off by the main event on the May Bank Holiday Monday, with the ‘Jack in the Green Parade’. The parade begins at 9.45am on Bank Holiday Monday setting off from the Fisherman’s Huts in Rock-a-Nore Road then finishes on the West Hill. Here you’ll be able to enjoy traditional folk dancers, the music festival culminates with the slaying of Jack to release the spirit of Summer. For the full line up of events visit: www.hastingsjitg.co.uk

MAY DAY RUN – 5th-7th, 9am-7pm, FREE EVENT
Venue: The Stade, Hastings. Celebrating 40 years of the legendary May Day Run, 1 of the biggest motorcycle events in Europe. For the first time ever in Hastings Ken Fox presents his World famous ‘Wall of Death’ stunt show starring Kerrie Cameron the only female wall rider in the UK! Isle of Man TT Race Simulator, BIG SCREEN Motorcycle action. ROOSTERS Street Custom Motorcycle Exhibition with some of the finest street customs from around the region. For full details: www.bike1066.com

TAKE IT EASY MAY DAY SPECIAL – 5th, 9pm-1.30am
Venue: The Palace, 37 White Rock, Hastings. An evening of early reggae. 100% Vinyl playing the best in Rocksteady, Jamaican Ska and Boss Reggae. Resident DJ Mr Lee and guests Mrs Ironside & Boss Heavy Manners. Donations please for Sara Lee Trust. Call for details: 01424 439444.

Spring Craft & Plant Fair – 12th, 10am-12 noon
Venue: St. Martha’s Church Hall, Little Common, hosted by the Little Common Horticultural Society. There will also be refreshments, cakes and a raffle. Sellers can arrive at 9am and a table costs £5.00, to book contact Yvonne on 01424 532411. Entry is FREE.

JUMBLE SALE – 12th, 10am-12.30pm, £1 Entry Fee
Venue: Fairlight Village Hall, Broadway, Fairlight. Tea, cakes and lots of bargains! (We usually get people queuing from 08.30!) Entry price includes entry into the raffle!

Fabulous Night Of Live Film Music! – 12th, 7.30pm
Venue: Opus Theatre Hastings. Music performed by the Hastings Sinfonia: The Mission, Schindler’s List, Pirates Of The Caribbean and The King’s Speech. In addition they will be performing the Warsaw Concerto and The James Bond Piano Concerto with all the main themes from the James Bond Films with the composer Simon Proctor at the piano. Tickets £12 in advance and £15 at the door, children under 16 Free. To book: www.ticketsource.co.uk/hastingssinfonia and Tourist Information Centre, Hastings.

BEXHILL ROYAL WEDDING CELEBRATION – 19th, 10.30-4pm
Venue: De La Warr Pavilion Lawns, Bexhill. FREE EVENT. Watch the BIG WEDDING of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on a BIG SCREEN, party into the evening with family entertainment, with a picnic area, stalls and rides. Come along for the ‘Bexhill Human Challenge’ and put Bexhill on the map! For more details visit: www.dlwp.com or call: 01424 229111.

Presenting 2 One Act Plays! – 18th & 19th
Venue: Shepherd’s Theatre, Little Common Community Centre, Shepherd’s Close, Little Common. The Little Common & Bexhill Players are presenting ‘FETED’ and ‘EASY STAGES’ on Friday 18th at 7:30pm and Saturday 19th at 2:30 pm and 7:30pm. For tickets call: 07796 923610 Admission: Adults £10, under 16yrs: £5. Special offer! 3 For price of 2.

BEXHILL STREET MARKET – 19th-20th, 9am-5pm
Venue: Devonshire Road, Bexhill. Now in it’s 19th year the Bexhill Anglo Continental Market is very popular both with shoppers and traders. Devonshire Road is closed to traffic and becomes the venue for a real Continental Street Market. Around 50 traders bring the taste and smells of the Continent to Bexhill. Genuine French traders and many local traders and crafts people including soft furnishings, home made cakes, handbags, cheeses, shoes, scarves, crockery, basketwork, as in previous years classic cars will also be on display. Visit the website for full
details: www.bexhill100mc.co.uk or call: 01424 215584.

30th Annual Festival of Flowers – 26th-28th
Venue: Christchurch Methodist Church, Holliers Hill, Bexhill. Sat & Mon 10am-4.30pm, Sun 2-4.30pm. Stunning displays, music, plants, cakes, books, bric-a-brac, cream teas, refreshments. (Lunches Sat & Mon.) For details email: chriscox60@hotmail.com or visit the website: www.christchurchmethodist.org

LOCAL CLUBS, REGULAR MEETINGS, FARMERS MARKETS

HASTINGS FARMERS’ MARKET – THURSDAYS, 9am-2pm
Venue: Robertson Street, Hastings. This market is held on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. You can pick up everything you need from local suppliers and producers all in one place, from homemade bakery produce, clothing, homewares and groceries.

BEXHILL FARMER’S MARKET – FRIDAYS, 8.30am-2pm
Venue: Devonshire Square, Bexhill. This market is held every Friday, monthly. You can pick a huge range of items from local suppliers all in one place. For more details or to apply to trade please call Chris Ashford, Market Administrator on 07786 024036For further details please visit www.bexhillmarket.org.uk to view the list of local traders. To request information email info@bexhillmarket.org.uk

WING CHUN KUNG FU FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS – TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS EVENINGS, 5.15-8.30pm, SATURDAY MORNINGS, 9.30am-12.15pm Venue: Horntye Park Sports Complex. Kung Fu training can improve fitness, self awareness, well-being and self-discipline. This school works hard to develop children’s individual abilities through positive encouragement so that the focus and discipline within classes have a knock-on effect into their studies at school. Adults of all abilities and experience are welcome to join, training is for everyone who wants to learn this enriching life skill that is good for the mind as well as the body. Call John or Sam on 07947 970290 and start your 4 WEEKS FREE TRIAL. Visit the website www.kungfuschoolshastings.co.uk or go to the Facebook page @kungfuschoolshastings for more details.

AIKIDO FOR ADULTS – MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS EVENINGS, SATURDAY LUNCHTIMES
AIKIDO Classes for Adults – Japanese Martial Art Form. Classes are held at Bexhill and Sidley. For details call: 07773 676539.

WRITING WORKSHOPS – TUESDAYS – 2-3.30PM
Venue: Grand Rue De Pera, 73-74 Queens Road, Hastings. £5 Per session. Get creative with your writing, motivated and meet people, writing can help us to discover ourselves. Call Felicity or Nicky for more details on: 07938 734871 or email: felicitystephen1@gmail.com

PEARL’S FITNESS CLASSES – TUESDAYS, £5 pay as you go
Venue: Little Common Community Centre (Sandhurst Hall) 9.30-10.30am Fitness, Pilate’s and Conditioning. 10.45-11.45am. Legs, Bums and Tums. Bring a mat and water. For further details contact Pearl 07443 957250 or email pearlcheeseman@gmail.com

HASTINGS TANGO CLUB – TUESDAYS, 7.30-10pm, £5
Hastings Tango Club is a friendly group meeting at All Saints Hall, Hastings Old Town, to dance Argentine Tango. £5 for the evening, including tea and cakes. For details call: 01424 434543.

QUIZ NIGHTS! – TUESDAYS, 7-9.45pm, £5
Venue: Café 48 Bexhill. Teams of between 2 and 7 people, a choice of meal is included in the price, we have several rounds with a variety of questions and often have a topical round. It’s a bit of a fun night out, price £5. For details call: 01424 736600 or visit www.no48bexhill.co.uk

BEXHILL TOWNSWOMEN’S GUILD (EVENING) MEETINGS – Every 4th WEDNESDAY, (EVENINGS) MONTHLY, 7.30pm
Venue: Bexhill Sailing Club, De La Warr Parade, Bexhill TN40 1LA. Bexhill Marina Townswomen’s Guild meet on the 4th Wednesday evening of the month. Various interests and activities, new members are welcome so come along and try us. For details call: Susan Neighbour 01424 211140.

BEXHILL DOWN TOWNSWOMEN’S GUILD MEETINGS – Every 2nd WEDNESDAY, MONTHLY, 2pm
Bexhill Down Townswomen’s Guild meetings are held every 2nd Wednesday every month; except August. We are a very friendly group of ladies, we have excellent speakers, lunches, social studies etc. We meet in St. Augustines Church Hall, Cooden Drive, Bexhill. For further details please call: 01424 216150.

SPARKS DANCE CREW – WEDNESDAYS, 4-5pm
Venue: Ore Community Centre. Mini stars: Aged 5-12. Our aim is to build a dance team with the primary aim of having fun, previous dance experience isn’t necessary. Children will be taught moves and routines in a relaxed friendly environment. We will boost children’s confidence by performing at events and festivals. For details visit Facebook “Sparks Dance Crew” or call Lisa: 07762 480765.

INTRODUCTION TO FITNESS AND WELL-BEING CLASSES – Every WEDNESDAY, call to book
Venue: The Body Junction – Alexander Technique – Self Care Skills Course. Sessions about making the best of what we have health-wise, fulfilling our potential for an active and independent life within any constraints we may have. Every Wednesday – 2.30-3.30pm £15 Pilates Equipment Introduction classes at the Body Junction in Bexhill. An opportunity to try some Pilates equipment including; the Arch Barrel, Reformer, Half trapeze, Ball and more! For booking info please visit Facebook “The Body Junction” or call: 01424 215300.

 

BEXHILL WHEELERS – THURSDAYS, 10.30am
Bexhill Wheelers meet every Thursday morning at 10.30am at De La Warr bandstand for a cycle ride. For further details call Geoff 07973 128105.

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