Fat Tuesday in Hastings

The icon for Fat Tuesday in 2018

This year Hastings celebrated its tenth anniversary of the Fat Tuesday music festival. Fat Tuesday, otherwise known as Mardi Gras, is the carnival-style celebration which brings in the fasting season of Lent.

Much like Jack in the Green, Hastings’ celebration of May Day, Fat Tuesday is notoriously known for the amount drinking which takes place. University of Brighton student Adam Rowson lives in Hastings, and offers an insight to the day.    

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