Jack in the Green 2018 – Proving May Day festivals are here to stay

Tweet Giants, jacks, bogies – these are just some of the weird and wonderful characters seen at the annual Jack in the Green festival in Hastings. For one weekend a year, they descend on Hastings Old Town with the streets covered by over 800 bunches of leaves as the start of summer is welcomed on May Day. 2018 saw an estimated 15000 people line the 1.5 mile route to West Hill where they were treated to live music and performances by Morris dancing teams from across the country before the…

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REVIEW: Playback @ De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill

Tweet A new interactive exhibition supporting young filmmakers launches at Bexhill De La Warr Pavilion. Playback is an interactive and itinerant short films exhibition hosting the works of filmmakers aged 16-24 from all over England. Over 200 films have been accurately selected – many of them are award-winning – and include an exciting variety of genres including documentaries, drama, comedy, animation and music among others. The peculiarity of the short films is, although their unique and authentic nature, their focus on contemporary underground culture and counterculture. Films include current topics…

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