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If you need to promote your events or clubs you can get them listed here for FREE! As well as appearing here, your event will also appear in the printed magazine, the free digital download and shared in social media networks 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 20th July 2018.

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MOONLIGHT & MEMORIES WALK – 30th, 9pm
Join us for a 10k walk remembering our loved ones, whilst taking in the beautiful views out to sea along the coast of Hastings, St Leonards on Sea and Bexhill on Sea, and back again. Registration takes place from 8pm at the White Rock Hotel with pre-walk warm-up at 8.45pm and prompt start at 9pm. For more information call Laura on 01424 457971 or visit: www.stmichaelshospice.com

HUGHIE’S SUPERCAR SUNDAY – 1st July, 11am-3pm
Supercar Sunday in memory of Hughie Pringle. Over 150 Supercars attending. Show starts at 11am, at Hastings Stade Open Space: TN34 3DW. Main car park: Supercars & High Performance Cars (you have to register). For all other cars, do not need to register just find parking on road or other car parks. (For main show car park you need to register for a parking space) For all details go to the Facebook event for Surrey Car Meet Event in aid of Demelza Hospice Care for Children.

LAST NIGHT OF THE BEXHILL PROMS – 1st July, 7.30pm
Venue: De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill. The Bexhill Festival of Music presents ‘Last Night of the Bexhill Proms’ with the Sussex Concert Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Roberts and Bexhill Festival Choir. Soloists Lucy Ashton and René Bloice-Sanders. All your favourites from Rodgers & Hammerstein’s musicals. After the interval it’s time to wave your flags and sing along to all the prom favourites including, ‘I vow to thee my Country’, ‘Fantasia on Sea Songs’, ‘Jerusalem’ and ‘Auld Lang Syne’. Tickets: £10, £15 & £20 (concessions available). Book tickets: De La Warr Pavilion Box Office 01424 22911 or visit: www.dlwp.com

ALL GOOD THINGS VEGAN – 3rd, 6.30pm-11pm
Venue: Oscar’s on the square, St. Leonards. Fantastic launch event, serving up a delicious 4 course Vegan Italian meal accompanied by live professional opera singer. £25 per head pay on the night (25% of profits go to RCK Refugee community kitchen). Full bar available which you pay separately for. ‘All Good Things’ pop up restaurant will open every first Tuesday of the month. Booking essential: sammyhugs@hotmail.com or 07706217911

HASTINGS BEER & MUSIC FESTIVAL – 4th-7th
Venue: The Oval, Hastings. HBMF have grown a reputation as the best beer and music festival in the South East! Massive selection of ales in the Real Ale tent, as well as lager, local ciders and wines, high quality local food, and the best local musicians. This event is entirely staffed by volunteers, and as such every single penny (over £1m to date) raised goes to local good causes. For details of the event please visit: www.hbmf.co.uk

HASTINGS PIRATE DAY – 15th, 11am-6pm
Events in Town Centre, The Pier and Hastings Old Town. Procession around the Old Town, lots of live music acts, fun for all the family and still after 6 years is the Pirate Capital of the World! For details: www.hastingspirateday.org.uk or facebook: Hastings Pirate Day 2018

CANINE FIRST AID WORKSHOP – 15th, 10am-2.30pm
Venue: Ore Community Centre, Ore Village. Learn hands-on life saving skills with Rachel Bean RVN, highly experienced qualified vet nurse and dog behaviourist. Great day of practical CPR, bandaging skills, theory and conversation. Suitable for dog lovers, dog walkers, pet sitters, dog groomers and anyone with a passion for dogs. CPD Certificates for all who attend. To book: yourpetnurse.hastings@gmail.com or 07846 546186.

HASTINGS RAF 100 – 21st-22nd, 12 noon-5pm
Venue: Hastings Seafront centred on St. Mary in the Castle but displays extend for miles either side. To commemorate 100 years of the Royal Air Force, Hastings will witness the magnificent spectacle of the Red Arrows and Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. 21st: Full display by the Red Arrows, plus display by the Spitfire, Lancaster and Hurricane. 22nd: A display by the Spitfire, Lancaster and Hurricane. Entertainment and attractions for the whole family on the ground throughout the day. For more details: www.raf.mod.uk

BEXHILL CARNIVAL WEEK – 21st-28th
Lots of fun activities for all ages going on from Family Fun Day including Treasure Hunt and the Crowning of the Carnival Court by special guest, Six-a-Side Football Tournament, It’s a Knockout, Dog Show, Car Boot Sale, Party in the Park with US Drifters and Stevie Wonder Tribute. For full details of this fantastic week visit: www.bexhillcarnival.co.uk

SONGS FOR A SUMMER EVENING – 21st, 7pm
Venue: St. Laurence Church, Guestling. Molly Townson is presenting the evening with the Cantabile Ladies Choir; Kate Rogers Soprano; Richard Eldridge Piano and the Guestling Church Choir. Interval with Wine and Strawberries & Cream. Tickets only £10 on the door. All proceeds for the upkeep of this ancient, beautiful country church.

SUMMER FAIR at BLUEBELL RIDGE – 22nd, 11am-2.30pm FREE ENTRY
Venue: RSPCA Bluebell Ridge, Chowns Hill, Hastings. Meet the cats, variety of stalls, children’s games, refreshments, raffle and tombola. Come and enjoy this free, family event, donations are welcome. For more details visit: www.bluebellridge.org.uk

BACK IN TIME! LIVE MUSIC – 27th, 7pm, £10
Venue: Café 48 Bexhill, Devonshire Road. Band of 3 fantastic singers covering a wide range of popular artists from across the decades; Elvis, the Stones, the Beatles, Dire Straits, The Kinks, Bryan Adams, ZZ Top and many more. This will be their debut at No.48! Book now, not to be missed: 01424 736600 or visit: www.no48bexhill.co.uk

HASTINGS OLD TOWN CARNIVAL WEEK – 28th July-5th Aug
This is a week of exciting events from Pram Racing to Treasure Trails, Open Houses to Walking Tours, Art Shows to Historical Talks, Live Music, Street Parties, all culminating into a Grand Carnival Procession. For full details of the week’s events please visit: www.oldtowncarnivalweek.co.uk

SINATRA & BIG SWING HITS! – 28th, 7.30pm
Venue: Worthing Pavilion Theatre. Ryan Mac and special guest Stephen Triffitt “The Worlds No.1 Frank Sinatra” (as seen in Frankly Sinatra). An unforgettable show as Ryan Mac and his band take you on a journey through the best of swing music. From Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Ella Fitzgerald, Michael Bublé and more! Featuring Special Guest Singers. Tickets are £23.50, Conc/FWT/Group 10+ £22.50, to book please call: 01903 206206 or visit: www.worthingtheatres.co.uk

COASTAL BATTERY MUSIC NIGHT – 28th, starts at 9pm
Venue: Carlisle Pub, Hastings. A great evening of music in store raising money for the AFB veterans charity with the great sounds from ‘The Barracks’ and the ever popular ‘90% proof’ donations on the door, for more details visit the Facebook event: AFB presents COASTAL BATTERY or for charity details go to the website: www.armedforcesbikers.co.uk

BEXHILL MOTOFEST – 29th, 9am-5pm
Venue: De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill. Family friendly festival of motorcycles and music, Guinness World Record Stunt Show, 2 of the UK’s most exciting and extreme Street Stunt Teams, Motorcycle Market Place, Fantastic Live Music headlined by a QUEEN tribute as re-imagined by the Rockitmen, over 50 pubs, restaurants, cafés and coffee shops with motorcycle display parking throughout the town. For more details visit: www.bexhillmotofest.com

FAIRFEST 2018 – SUN 29th, 12 noon-10pm
Venue: Fairlight Recreation Ground. Come and enjoy the Fairlight Village Festival, with various stalls, live music with a bar and food. Parking available thanks to Fairlight Parish Council. Check out on facebook: FairlightFairfest

BIG BAND SPECIAL! At the Poppy Club Little Common – 13th
Venue: Little Common Royal British Legion. For this and many more July events visit: www.littlecommonlegion.co.uk

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.

HASTINGS ARCHAEOLOGY & RESEARCH EVENINGS – Every 2nd WEDNESDAY, MONTHLY
Venue: Hastings History House, Courthouse Street, Hastings Old Town. We host evening lectures about the archaeology and local history of the Hastings area on the second Wednesday of each month for most of the year. During the summer months there is usually a guided walk around a place of local interest. For all dates and times of meetings you can call the Membership Secretary on 01424 812092 or visit: www.haarg.org.uk

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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