PROGRAMME SUBJECT TO CHANGE!
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12.30pm: Isabella Bicycle
1pm: Alex D'Great
1.20pm: Half A String
1.40pm: Maynard Flip Flap
2:10pm: Nana Tsiboe
2.40pm: Alex D'Great Workshop
3.10pm: Maynard Flip Flap
3.40pm: Isabella Bicycle
4.10pm: Nana Tsiboe
4.40pm: Isabella Bicycle
5.10pm: Half A String
MUSIC & DANCE ZONE
12pm: Drumming (Raven, Section 5 & Dende)
12.30pm: Welcome speeches
12.45pm: St Leonards Dance Troupe
12.50pm: Hastings Bengali Forum
12.55pm: St Leonards Dance Troupe
12.55pm: Showmi Das Dance Co performance
1.30pm: Izzy Withers
1.45pm: Showmi Das Dance Co workshop
2.30pm: Message from the Ravens
3.05pm: Susannah Appleyard
3.25pm: Aretha Belly Dance Workshop
3.55pm: Lily Ramona
4.10pm: Gizmo Kids
4.15pm Twinkle Ansar
4.30pm: Frank From Blue Velvet
12:30pm: Circus Pazaz
1.20pm: Xena Flame
2.15pm: Dulce Duca
2.50pm: UK African Acrobats
3.20pm: Circus Pazaz
4.10pm: Xena Flame | Maynard Flip Flap
5pm: Dulce Duca
5.30pm: UK African Acrobats
12pm to 6pm
Support local! Come and find out about local community groups and charities including
- FSN Dragonflies
- Hastings and Rother Rainbow Alliance
- HRRA Trans Support Group
- Hastings Older Women's Co-housing
- Plastic Free Hastings
- Mental Health Sussex
- RNLI (tbc)
Plus food from the BBQ
Project and ice cream
Let the Lightwalkers guide you to our evening illuminations with Octo & Diamond by the Dream Engine
Shows start at 8.30pm and then repeated again at 9.15pm
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Half a String
Help Malcolm Brushell find the pinky-est pink paint on the planet!
1.20pm - 1.40pm
5.10pm - 5.30pm
Authentic roots music with Ghanaian heart composed and performed by a master drummer and multi-instrumentalist.
2.10pm - 2.40pm
4.10pm - 4.40pm
Isabella Bicycle tells stories from her incredible bicycling adventures!
12.30pm - 1pm
3.40pm - 4.10pm
4.40pm - 5.10pm
'Daft as a Brush' - International street theatre show with daring shoes, coat hanger escape and racing biscuits
1.40pm - 2.10pm
3.10pm - 3.40pm
Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, Alexander grew up in London from the age of five. On leaving school in the mid 1960s he became a professional musician/songwriter, creating his own style from a mix of Beatles, Blues and Baroque music.
1pm - 1.20pm: Performance
2.40pm - 3.10pm: Workshop
Maynard Flip Flap
'Daft as a Brush'! He flips Eggs high into the air then attempts to catch them on his head. This internationally travelled street theatre show also includes daring shoes balancing, a coat hanger escape and audience members racing biscuits.
4.10pm - 5.55pm
UK African Acrobats
Circus Pazaz is the little circus with BIG fun! Entertainment for the whole family in the best 'Little' way!
12:30pm - 1.15pm
Dulce Duca conceives Absurd and Surrealistic shows, that will make you laugh or run away!
2.15pm - 2.45pm
5pm - 5.30pm
Xena is a professional hula hoop artist, who will be teaching some wonderful easy to learn hula hooping tricks. Come and join in the fun!
1.20pm - 2.10pm
Originally from Tanzania in East Africa. This group of fantastic African acrobats perform stunts, fire acts, dancing and with uplifting background music!
2.50pm - 3.20pm
5.30pm - 6.00pm
Message from the Ravens
From ancient sea shanties to southern gothic ballads, haunting indie folk to full power 90s feminist sass; Message From The Ravens are the girlband who sing the lost stories that the ravens have witnessed since the dawn of time.
2.30pm - 3pm
Amber Dale is a self taught musician. She plays her own guitar, piano, sing and sometimes uses a loop pedal for vocals.
Amber has been playing and composing music for over 10 years. She has a first class honours degree in commercial music and also has two albums out.
1.15pm - 1.30pm
Lily Ramona - a UK based singer songwriter playing her own acoustic music.
Lily Ramona is a previous member of 'The Hank Dogs'. they released two albums and enjoyed great success overseas, especially in the USA where they toured America supporting Joan Baez.
She now plays her own original songs and is really enjoying her new solo creations.
She is currently recording a 5 track EP with the APRC which is soon to be released.
Lily is keen to share her music with the world!
3.55pm - 4.10pm
Showmi Das is a well-renowned performer. She has performed all over the United Kingdom, as well as United States, Thailand, Singapore, India and Bangladesh. With training from North Indian Classical Dance, KATHAK under Jayashree Acharya. Showmi dance style experiments with the Indian Classical Forms and South Asian Contemporary Dance.
12.55pm - 1.15pm (show)
1.45pm - 2.15pm (workshop)
Susannah Appleyard is an Opera Singer and Classical soprano based in Sussex. She has performed across the UK, Europe and to Royalty and the Home Secretary.
3.05pm - 3.25pm
Frank From Blue Velvet
A stylistically unique band merging big film scores, jangling guitar riffs and dancing swing beats. Playing both original songs and covers that paint vivid pictures of corruption, redemption, gambling and snake preaching. The band play both acoustically and amped up often against film collage projections.
Aretha Belly Dance Workshop
Get your body moving with Aretha as she teaches you how to shake your hips like Shakira!
3.05pm - 3.55pm
An amazing twelve year old singer songwriter - we can't wait to hear here beautiful voice on the main stage this year
4.15pm - 4.20pm
Another inspiring local, young talent at this year's festival, Izzy is definitely one to look out for!
1.30pm - 1.45pm
Your host for the Music and Dance Zone!
The World's No.1 Ecologically-minded bearded Drag Lady. Timberlina is not your average drag queen! Ms T's gentle and captivating approach makes for hilarious and intimate work that challenges the status quo. Ms T combines ecological narratives with community spirit as well as social and cultural history!
1pm - 1.20pm
2.40pm - 3.15pm
St Leonards Dance Troupe
St Leonards Dance Troupe is a twelve-week participatory dance project for folks aged 60+
Members meet every week to rehearse a dance routine choreographed and directed by Anna Richardson leading to a public performance at the church hall in the final week