What’s on in June 2018?

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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 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 20th June 2018.

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HASTINGS TOWN & COUNTRY SHOW – 2nd & 3rd, 10-5pm
Venue: Alexandra Park, Hastings. Arena entertainment will include the fabulous Savage Skills Bike Display Team, Birds of Prey Flying Displays, Terrier Racing, Banana Brain the Tallest Magic Show in the World. 1066 Reptile Rescue, Hastings Coastal Twirlers, Goat Show, Miniature Pony Displays and more. Arts, crafts, food, drink and gifts. Fully catered and a licensed bar. Tickets available on the gate: Adults: £5, Concessions: £4, Young Person £2 (5-18) Family: £12 (2 adults, 2 young people). For more information visit: www.oakleighfairs.co.uk

STREETS OF BEXHILL – 2nd, 12pm-4pm
Venue: Devonshire Square, Devonshire Road, Bexhill. The first ever ‘Streets of Bexhill’ includes the wonderful L’Hotel by Circo Rum Ba Ba, the ‘smallest hotel in the world’ returns to usher in guests with a hilarious blend of slapstick, circus and disguise. The kit-bags loading a giant, travelling mule open to reveal magical miniature puppet shows in Kit and Caboodle by Thingumajig Theatre. And get ready for Granny Turismo – the world’s first (and only) Shopping Trolley Dance Display Team! Plus stiltwalking and drumming from Section 5 drummers. Visit: www.18hours.org.uk for the complete line-up of events.

WORLD CRAZY GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS – 9th-10th
Minigolf hopefuls worldwide are polishing their putters for this year’s Championships. Competitors will have to beat the windmill and watermill as well as negotiate the bends, twists and ramps on the traditional seaside course at Hastings Adventure Golf – dubbed the ‘spiritual home of crazy golf’ by the British Minigolf Association. Minigolf hopefuls have until 2 June to register to play. For an entry form please visit: www.minigolf.org.uk   …Good luck!

HERITAGE TRAIL RIDE – 10th, 11.30am
Venue: De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill. The Classic Cycle Group and Bexhill Wheelers will be putting on a display to commemorate 200 years of the bicycle. A line up of machines from the 1800’s to the present day with parade and commentary. Find us at our gazebo. At 11.30am there will be a Heritage Trail Ride around Bexhill and our guide will be Alexis Markwick who will be providing a talk on the fascinating historical background at each stop on the route. For general enquiries: ianhollidge@hotmail.com

LIVE MUSIC – Tom Fitzpatrick, Swing Soul Crooner – 13th, 7pm
Venue: Café No.48, Bexhill. Tom is one of the best swing singers in the South and his repertoire keeps growing. Tributes to Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Van Morrison, Michael Buble, Robbie Williams and many more. Tickets: £15, to book call 01424 736600.

ROTHER COMMUNITY CHOIR: ‘SUMMER SERENADE’ – 16th, 7pm
Venue: St Barnabas Church, Sea Road, Bexhill. As part of the Bexhill Festival of Music, Rother Community Choir present their Summer Serenade, an evening of musical entertainment with guest performers. Also the 16th June is Sussex Day, so join in as we sing ‘Sussex By The Sea’, the county’s unofficial anthem. Tickets are £6 and they are available from Records & Retro, Sackville Road, Bexhill or contact Rother Community Choir on 07899 403802 or click here for our Facebook Page.

THE SUMMER BIG SING CONCERT – 20th, 5pm & 7pm
Join Bexhill’s primary and secondary schools and Bexhill Sixth Form College for an evening of singing and music, featuring a massed choir of over 150 voices. This is a welcome return to the Bexhill Festival of Music. Two performances at 5pm and 7pm. Tickets: Adults £5. Under 16s free admission. Book tickets: www.dlwp.com

BEXHILL CRAFT & WELL-BEING FAIR – 23rd, 10-2pm
Venue: Sackville Road Methodist Church Hall. Tombola  in aid of Hastings Lifeboat. Range of stalls from handmade dog treats to soya wax melts and jewellery.

4TH MIDSUMMER FISHFEST – 23rd & 24th
Venue: Stade Open Space, Hastings Old Town. Enjoy a variety of delicious summer fish dishes from local restaurants. Locally made wine will also be available, beer festival, and fishermen will be showcasing their skills. Non-stop live music and cooking demos, craft and fish related activities. To allow the festival to continue, we have introduced a small entrance charge of £1 in advance or £2 on the gate, for the whole weekend (under 18s go free). For more details call: 01424 451111.

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

HASTINGS ARCHAEOLOGY & RESEARCH EVENINGS
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

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

 

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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