Arts & Screen

New show from Hastings artist

Karin Marie Wach's incredibly beautiful works will line the walls of Graze on Grand Gallery in St Leonards until November 27.

Far right: Efrem Brynin on the TV show. 
SAS: Who Dares Wins continues Monday 9pm on Channel 4.

COUNTY NEWS: Dad takes on TV challenge in memory of brave soldier son

A father whose son was killed in Afghanistan has told how his time on a Special Forces TV show has been a positive way of coming to terms with his loss.

new film festival Crossing The Screen in Eastbourne's Birley Centre

Local talent supported in new Eastbourne film festival

Crossing The Screen film festival will celebrate its launch in Eastbourne next month.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Film review: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (4 out of 5)

These days you can pretty much guarantee what you’ll get when you see the name Tom Cruise in the cast list of a movie.

David Walliams with The First Hippo On The Moon SUS-160426-135925001

World premiere for a new children’s classic story adapted for the stage

The First Hippo On The Moon will receive its world premiere in Eastbourne this Christmas.

Theatre and Comedy
The Football Ramble - Published by Century, the book is released in hardback on October 20, �14.99.

The Football Ramble. By four men who love the game they hate - book review

They are the independent voice of football punditry. Downloaded more than 12 million times a year, The Football Ramble have been entertaining football fans with their podcast for nearly 10 years.

Keep Dancing star Anya SUS-161018-105518001

Strictly stars and amazing talent in Keep Dancing

It’s all about Strictly Come Dancing right now - the sequins, smiles and fake tans - and the Congress Theatre is celebrating the phenomena by presenting ballroom dance sensation Keep Dancing.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Film review: Hunt for the Wilderpeople (5 out of 5)

When we look back at the movies for 2016, the massive blockbusters will probably be foremost in our minds, thanks to all the massive publicity and excitement with their release.


Halloween thrills for both young and old

Art and culture is not just for adults as the Coastal Culture Trail in East Sussex proves this half term with a host of Halloween-themed activities for youngsters between October 25-30.

Tea Dance at the Winter Gardens in Eastbourne

Strictly come Tea Dancing afternoon

Sashay onto the town’s largest dancefloor at the regular Winter Garden Tea Dance which returns Tuesday October 25 for another afternoon of graceful American smooths and gorgeous waltzes.

Anomalisa at the Curzon cinema in Eastbourne

Touching yet comic story told in animation by Anomalisa

Charlie Kaufman’s film Anomalisa is one of the most highly praised films released this year but also one of the most unusual.

Detail of work in Autumn show at Towner Gallery in Eastbourne

Diverse exhibition spans old and new at Towner gallery

One Day, Something Happens: Paintings of People is the new show at the Towner Gallery from October 15 until January 8.

Marathon swim

Mariam Saleh Binladen completes assisted Channel swim for Syrian refugees

Mariam Saleh Binladen has become the first person from Saudi Arabia to make a solo assisted crossing of the English Channel, the world’s most celebrated open water swim.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Film review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (4 out of 5)

One thing you can be certain of with a Tim Burton movie and that is the unexpected.

Nadia Shannon with Schools Out, a three-dimensional piece using acrylics and mixed media, by Una Curthoys. Pictures: Kate Shemilt ks16000973-4

Atmospheric open exhibition by Sussex artists

Atmosphere is the theme for this year’s Littlehampton OPEN, which has just been launched at Littlehampton Museum.

Louise Chatfield art at Under Ground Theatre

Local artist with new exhibition at UGT for October

Local artist Louise Chatfield will be exhibiting her atmospheric paintings at Art Underground during October.

Bridget Jones's Baby

Film review: Bridget Jones’s Baby (4 out of 5)

There is a train of thought that says there are movies just for women and ones just for men.

Women On the Verge Of A Nervous breakdown

DVD review: The Almodovar Collection (5 out of 5)

Asked to name our favourite film directors, many of us would plump for the likes of Spielberg, JJ Abrams, Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan.

Young performers from the 2016 Eastbourne Music and Arts Festival

A wonderful opportunity to perform live on the big stage

The Eastbourne Music and Arts Festival – an integral part of Eastbourne’s cultural calendar – has launched its syllabus for its ten-day 2017 festival which takes place between 10 and 19 February next year.

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