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100 Club Lottery Results.

The 100 Club Lottery June draw was drawn on the 24th June 2019. The results are:

  • 1st Prize, Sue Andrews (No. 45);
  • 2nd Tim Garlinge (No. 98);
  • 3rd Margaret Cox (No. 53).

Guided Ghost walk in the Old Town.


On Sunday 3rd March, starting at 7pm for about an hour. We'll meet at Butler's Gap on George Street. We'll be introduced to people from the past and told their interesting stories. It's very entertaining, not a 'normal' guided walk! Please could anybody who plans to go send me an email by 25th February please to: Sonia Hartman



Charity for Kids - Twin Town Ride (2019).


Information regarding the Charity for Kids - Twin Town Ride.

Day 1

Hastings to Dover = 50.28 miles (2070 ft)

Ferry from Dover to Calais

Calais to St Omer = 31.86 miles (1582 ft)

Hotel in St Omer

Day 2

St Omer to Bethune = 34 miles (1477 ft)

Lunch in Bethune

Bethune to Roubaix = 33.57 miles (491 ft)

Hotel in Roubaix

Day 3

Roubaix to Oudenaarde = 30 miles (766 ft)

Lunch in Oudenaarde

Oudenaarde to Ypres = 41.7 miles (732 ft)

Hotel in Ypres

Day 4

Ypres to Calais = 56.83 miles (521 ft)

Ferry from Calais to Dover

Dover to Hastings = 49 miles (1280 ft)

CFK charity bike ride

CFK charity bike ride

Listings for the Anniversary weekend.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14 - HASTINGS DAY

  • 1pm - 6.30pm: Concorde 1066 events, Battle;
  • 8pm - 11pm: Les Derniers Trouveres, St Mary-in-the-Castle, Hastings.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15

  • 10am - 5pm: Battle of Hastings re-enactment;
  • 10am: 64th National Town Criers’ Championship, Priory Meadow, Hastings;
  • 11.30am - 2.30pm: Norman and Saxon guy-making workshops and storytelling, St Clements Church, Hastings Old Town;
  • Noon - 5pm: Music, Norman longboats, archery displays, skirmishes, hog roast, mead, cider and more. Stade Open Space, Hastings;
  • Noon - 3pm: Drumming performances around the Old Town, cumulating in a Norman/Saxon drum off outside the Albion (south side). Old Town, Hastings;
  • 3.30pm: Colourful daytime fireworks display, in the style of the magnificent Spanish Mascleta, Stade Open Space, Hastings;
  • 4pm - 5.15pm: La Grande Promenade, Hastings Old Town, town centre, seafront. Get your Norman and Saxon outfits on for a gigantic procession around the town, starting from the Stade Open Space;
  • 7.15pm: Torchlight procession, bonfire and fireworks.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16

  • 9am: 1066 Way to Battle. This 17-mile foot race will follow the 1066 Country Walk from Pevensey;
  • 10am - 5pm: Battle of Hastings re-enactment;
  • 6.30pm: The reflection, St Clements Church, Hastings Old Town.





Westphalian Youth Chamber Orchestra of Schwerte Concert.


Under the direction of Barbara Stanzeleit, the Westfälisches Jugendkammerorchester will be visiting Hastings and St Leonards early this summer for a concert on Sunday 3rd July at 12 noon in Christchuch, St Leonards, Silchester Road.



Mayoral Reception in Schwerte.


Mr. Bruce Dowling the Hastings Mayor made an official visit to Schwerte. During the annul exchange visit over the weekend of the 29th April to the 2nd of May 2016.