Saturday, February 24 2018

Culture

Entertaining Mr Stone at Wipers
February 22 2018.

Featuring the group “Entertaining Mr Stone”, the Ypres Castle Inn held a very enjoyable Sunday session

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Let’s go to the movies!

February 22 2018.

Nominated for 13 Oscars, The Shape of Water is director Guillermo del Toro’s haunting fantasy tale, set in the Sixties, of love between a humanoid amphibian and a lonely cleaning lady

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Enter the Prince of Denmark

February 15 2018.

A new local theatre company comes to Rye shortly with its production of Hamlet

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Top pianists compete in Hastings

February 15 2018.

With the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition due to start shortly, the format is explained

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Ann Rachlin’s Second Wednesday

February 15 2018.

The fascinating audio and visual life of this storyteller and music educator

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Blissful Beethoven and Schubert

February 15 2018.

Look our for the next Hastings Philharmonic concert with professional musicians and Marcio da Silva, a beautiful baritone

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Kino film club is a great addition

February 15 2018.

A new film club launched with the film Fire at the Kino

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Help needed for Piano Competition

February 8 2018.

The Hastings International Piano Competition gets closer

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All aboard for Pinafore!

All aboard for Pinafore!
February 1 2018.

Crew are required for Gilbert and Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore with Ryesingers, writes Heidi Foster. Male and female voices are needed for the performances on March 23 and 24 at the Community Centre, Conduit Hill. The singers rehearse on Wednesday evenings from 7:30-9:30pm downstairs at the Methodist Hall in Church Square.

Photo: courtesy G and S archive

20th Century Decorative Art Fair

February 1 2018.

De La Warr presents c.20th Deco Art Fair

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Shakespeare returns to Mermaid

February 1 2018.

Romeo and Juliet is likely to be a sell-out performance, so book early

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Let’s go to the movies!

January 25 2018.

At a time when politicians like to vilify journalists, a timely reminder of why a free press is a cornerstone of democracy. Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep star in The Post, the tale of how the Washington Post fought to expose government cover-ups

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John Ryan and friends

January 18 2018.

Selecting works for the John Ryan retrospective exhibition at Rye Art Gallery was quite a challenge

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Hastings piano competition nears

January 18 2018.

Make sure to put the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition dates in your diary

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Let’s go to the movies!

January 11 2018.

Gary Oldman has already won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Winston Churchill facing the invasion threat of World War II, supported by a strong cast including Kristin Scott Thomas as Clementine Churchill

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Hastings welcomes the tango

Hastings welcomes the tango
January 11 2018.

 St Mary in the Castle, Hastings (on the sea front) is hosting a “Tango Night” on Saturday January 13, writes Heidi Foster. It starts at 8pm and Hastings Philharmonic and Friends, including the beautiful voices of Alessandra Fasolo and Marcia da Silva (conductor of the choir), will entertain the audience.

Tickets are £20, £17.50 and £15.50, available at Hastings Tourist Information Centre. For further information go to www.hastingsphilharmonic.com. Photo courtesy of Hastings Philharmonic.

 

Piano Concerto Competition starts

Piano Concerto Competition starts
February 22 2018.

The Hastings International Piano Competition has started and this is a one-off opportunity to see and hear some of the world’s most talented pianists perform. We published a preview with a guide to the sequence of events last week and tickets start from just £4.00. Photo: HIPCC

 

 

View from the Strand

February 15 2018.

A retrospective exhibition is discussed by the artist

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Wartime comedy at Appledore

February 15 2018.

Satirical comedy is coming to Appledore Village Hall

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Let’s go to the movies!

February 15 2018.

Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz star in The Mercy, the story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst’s attempt to circumnavigate the globe single-handedly in the 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race

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Winter romance in Winchelsea

Winter romance in Winchelsea
February 15 2018.

Anne Marshall, an international pianist resident in Rye will be performing a concert with award-winning Irish flute player Niall O’Riordan on Saturday February 24 at St Thomas, Winchelsea, writes Neale East. They will be performing mostly romantic works by Saint-Saens, Dvorak and also music by JS Bach.

Tickets are £14 (£7 under 18) from Winchelsea Farm Kitchen or online at winchelsea-arts.org.uk

 

Let’s go to the movies!

February 8 2018.

Nominated for six Oscars, Phantom Thread stars Daniel Day-Lewis as a dressmaker in 1950s London who finds himself unexpectedly smitten by love

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Thrill to the sound of big bands

Thrill to the sound of big bands
February 1 2018.

Rye Wurlitzer Academy will host UK Big Band Sounds in Concert at the Milligan Theatre on Friday February 2, writes Richard Moore. With Michael Wooldridge at the Rye Wurlitzer, revel in the sound of a full 19-piece big band, bringing you the magical sounds of Count Basie, Duke Ellington Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and many more, plus Michael’s tribute to the Glenn Miller Orchestra. The performance starts at 7:15pm. Information and tickets from 01424 444 058.

Let’s go to the movies!

February 1 2018.

Christian Bale is an army captain reluctantly obeying orders to escort a dying Cheyenne chief back to his home territory. They encounter young widow Rosamund Pike en route, and the mismatched travellers set off an a highly dangerous journey

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Dancers make movie memories

February 1 2018.

Talented young dancers from the Rye Dance Centre stage their latest show at the White Rock Theatre Hastings

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Rye Film Club is 20 years old

January 25 2018.

Well, would you believe it? Rye Film Club is about to celebrate its 20th Birthday! It was founded in May 1998 with a screening of Brassed Off, and since then we have shown somewhere in the region of 300 feature films!

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Sing-along-a-Grease

January 25 2018.

Can you afford to miss this extravaganza?

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Let’s go to the movies!

January 18 2018.

Woody Harrelson and Frances McDormand star in a darkly comic tale of a mother’s attempts to bring the murderer of her daughter to justice.

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New Pugwash film to be shot here

January 18 2018.

A favoured location for film-makers, Rye will shortly provide the back-drop for some adventures of the world’s most famous pirate Captain Pugwash

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Piano concert at Fairlight Hall

January 11 2018.

There is an opportunity to hear a Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition prizewinner at Fairlight Hall

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Let’s go to the movies!

January 4 2018.

All the Money In The World is a tense drama based on the true story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III in 1973 and his mother’s frantic attempts to persuade the boy’s grandfather to pay the ransom.

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