CROWDS flocked to a festival of art, music, dance, drama and street entertainment in Hailsham at the weekend.
The Hailsham Arts Festival and Art Trail, a highlight of the town’s events calendar, started on Friday (September 9) and is now offering a wide variety of exhibits and performances until September 19.
The 11-day series of events take place at various locations in and around Hailsham and is being organised for the fifth consecutive year by Art Gallery North based in Hailsham High Street.
On Saturday, there was fun for all the family as youngster got their faces painted and three-piece fifties rockabilly band The Memphis Flyers took to the stage in Vicarage Fields to entertain visitors. There was a medieval workshop for the little ones.
This year’s festival was officially opened by the High Sheriff of East Sussex Kathy Gore at St Mary’s Parish Church and the mayor of Hailsham Cllr Jeff Bentley-Astor.