HASTINGS OLD TOWN CARNIVAL WEEK
3-11 August 2013
EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS PROGRAMME 2013

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Not to be confused with Hastings Week, 12th - 20th OCTOBER 2013
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This programme is published in good faith, the organisers regret if any item is withdrawn or cancelled due to circumstances beyond their control

 

Exhibitions & Events throughout the week

Hastings History House,
21 Courthouse Street.Three exhibitions at Every day from 11am -4pm
Three exhibitions

• Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve a display by Friends of Hastings Country Park.

• Hastings Area Archaeological Research Group ‘Archaeological Evidence for land use in Hastings Country Park’.

• “Some Old Town Twittens” Featuring photos by Alan Harding and OHPS.

Entrance free, donations to OHPS welcome

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Fishermen’s Museum
Special exhibition in our unique“George Woods photographs” Everyday 11am to 5pm
George Woods photographed Hastings in the 1890s and we are grateful to Hastings Museum and Art Gallery for allowing us to exhibit this unique collection of images of our fishing industry. Plus our wonderful collection of local maritime history
Entrance free, donation to Fishermen’s Museum welcome. Wheelchair accessible.

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Old Town Hall Museum, High Street
Exhibition of finds from St Helens Church,
Old St Helens Church is one of the oldest buildings in Hastings which has recently been conserved and opened to the public following a grant
from the Heritage Lottery Fund. This will be the first chance to see the remarkable artifacts recovered during the Community Excavation held in April 2012. Entrance free, donations to the Museum welcome. Wheelchair accessible

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Stables Art Gallery
Wednesday 7th, Thursday 8th, Friday 9th & Sunday 11th
“Small Movements of the Heart” Ben White and Lone Ormonde Monday 5th to Saturday 10th August10.30am to 2pm
Stables Art Gallery “Crumbs to that – toast and other exploding appliances”, Miles Calvert.

Exhibitions & Events throughout the week

You can also view an exhibition in the Gwen Watford (Long) Gallery about the history of the Theatre and how the building was saved by the Old Hastings Preservation Society. Pick up a copy of ‘What’s On’ with details of our future productions. Admission free, donations welcome to OHPS.

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St. Clements Church

One of the gems of our Old Town is the Parish Church of St Clement which has completed a major restoration and reordering this year. St Clements was built on land given by Alan the Cheesemonger and his wife Alice to the Abbey of Fecamp, although this is the second church on the site; the first destroyed by flood and the French. Since 1380 when it was begun, the Church has seen many changes but it remains as an important record of the town’s history, a peaceful place of worship and now as a venue for concerts and all sorts of great community events.
There are many opportunities this week to enjoy St Clements and we hope you will sample at least one of them.
The Two Towers Trust was started in 1995 to raise funds for the maintenance of our two great Medieval churches. Please support our events
during the week and consider taking a subscription to the Trust and/or joining the small group of volunteers who organise the fundraising. Pick up a form in one of the churches or contact Hon Secretary Judith Cubison. 7 Laton Road, Hastings TN34 2ET. Tel: 01424 728941

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Penbuckles Delicatessen
50 High Street
Saturday 3rd to Saturday 10th August

Guess the weight of the cheese tower in our window. 50p a guess. Winner will be posted in window on carnival day.

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