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hastings

Radical Victorian Hastings & The Birth of Women’s Suffrage

  LOCATION: East Sussex WORDS: Gareth E. Rees In the mid-nineteenth century, Hastings was one of the only towns in …

Between Place & Imagination

WORDS: Gareth E. Rees This is a transcript of my talk at the Walking Inside Out Symposium, an event in …

Salvation Army Soundclash

LOCATION: East Sussex WORDS: Ben Thompson I first saw the flyer for the Salvation Army Soundclash in a Clive Vale launderette. …

Britain’s Subterranean Ham Chambers & Why I Love My local Trophy Shop

LOCATION: Hastings WORDS: Gareth E. Rees When I was 12 I fell off my bike and lost all my maths. …

The Unofficial Queen of England

LOCATION: Hastings WORDS: Gareth E. Rees I came across this story in the book Hastings of Bygone Days – and the …

A Sacred Fake: the Mystery of the Minnis Rock

LOCATION: Hastings, East Sussex WORDS: Gareth E. Rees East Hill, a promontory of the South Downs: rolling green contours on …

Same Result Every Year: A Day Out in 1066 Country

LOCATION: Battle, East Sussex WORDS: Gary Budden recounts his merry day out at a Battle of Hastings reenactment It’s hard to ignore the …

The Mystery of the Black Arches: an 18th Century Sussex Hoax

LOCATION: Hastings, East Sussex WORDS: Gareth E. Rees East Hill is a high promontory overlooking Hastings Old Town. From the top …

Dead Cats, Cold Curry & a Broken Heart at The Stag

By Gareth E. Rees LOCATION: Hastings It’s a wintry Wednesday night at The Stag, a Tudor pub in the old …

Life Among the Concrete: A Harbour Wall Dérive

LOCATION: Hastings Words: Gareth E. Rees The Stade is a shingle beach from where fishermen launch their boats. At low …