Jack In The Green

Old Town Hastings, East Sussex

Jack in the Green is a traditional May Day celebration that originated in England, particularly in the southern counties such as Sussex and Kent. This vibrant and lively event is a colourful manifestation of ancient pagan customs intertwined with more recent Christian traditions.   The Hastings festival is the largest event of its kind in […]

Famous May Day Motorbike Run

Seafront Hastings, United Kingdom

The Famous May Day Motorbike Run to Hastings is an annual event steeped in tradition and adrenaline pumping excitement. Held on the first Monday of May, this event draws motorbike enthusiasts from all corners of the United Kingdom and beyond. It's a celebration of the open road, camaraderie among riders, and a testament to the […]

Hastings Beer & Music Festival

The Oval Hastings, East Sussex

Hastings Beer and Music Festival started in 1981 and is a annual three-day event organised by Hastings Round Table. In 2017, the HBMF committee decided that the event had outgrown its home in Alexandra Park and after 35 years moved to it's new venue at The Oval on Bohemia Road in Hastings.   It is […]

St Leonards Festival

Warrior Square Gardens St Leonards-On-Sea, East Sussex

The St Leonards Festival is back! This exciting event celebrates the vibrant community of St Leonards-on-Sea, showcasing the area's unique culture, creativity, and diversity. Join us on the 1st of July for a day of music, art, food, and fun for the whole family. The festival is completely FREE, so come along and enjoy a […]

Hastings Pirates Day

Hastings East Sussex

Hastings Pirates Day is a vibrant and exhilarating event that transforms the historic seaside town of Hastings, UK, into a swashbuckling haven of piratical adventures.   This annual extravaganza, held every summer, draws crowds of enthusiastic buccaneers, families, and history enthusiasts alike, all eager to immerse themselves in a day of high-seas fun.   The […]

Hastings Reggae Festival

The Oval Hastings, East Sussex

The Hastings Reggae Festival is back this year on the 27th of July at the Oval. The festival is a vibrant celebration of reggae music, bringing together music enthusiasts and artists to create an unforgettable experience. Located in the heart of Hastings, the Oval provides a perfect setting for this annual summer event, offering a […]

Hastings Old Town Carnival Week

Old Town Hastings, East Sussex

Hastings Old Town Carnival Week is an annual summer event celebrated in the Old Town of Hastings, East Sussex.   The Old Town week typically occurs during the first week of August and is officially opened on Winkle Island. During the week events such as concerts, street parties, charity races and Morris Dancing take place. The week ends with the Old […]

Battlefields Festival

Battle Abbey Gatehouse, Battle, East Sussex

The Battlefields Festival is situated amidst the awe-inspiring panorama of Battle Abbey, the inaugural one-day music festival is poised to make history. This unique event promises a vibrant fusion of music, culture, and sheer entertainment. The hallowed grounds of Battle Abbey will play host to a line-up of nationally recognised Tribute Bands, ensuring an unforgettable […]

Hastings Seafood & Wine Festival

The Stade Hastings, East Sussex

Hastings Seafood & Wine Festival is an annual celebration of coastal culture, culinary delights, and the art of winemaking. Nestled along the picturesque shores of Hastings, a historic fishing town on the southern coast of England, this event has become a beloved tradition for locals and a magnet for visitors from far and wide.   […]

Hastings Week

Hastings East Sussex

Hastings Week is an annual celebration held in the historic town of Hastings. This vibrant event pays homage to the town's rich history, dating back to the year 1066 when the famous Battle of Hastings took place. Events take place all week finishing with a massive bonfire & firework display on Saturday 12th.   The […]

Hastings Bonfire

Seafront Hastings, United Kingdom

Hastings Borough Bonfire Society’s Torchlit Procession and Fireworks is on Saturday 12th October 2024. Bonfire societies from all over Sussex come together to march through the streets of Hastings in a procession of drums, flares and flaming torchlights. Along with a huge bonfire on the beach, the burning of the effigy and a spectacular firework […]

Hastings International Chess Congress

Horntye Park Sports Complex Hastings, East Sussex

The Caplin Hastings International Chess Congress this year celebrates its 98th edition, and will take place from 28th December to 7th January, 2025.   The Hastings International Chess Congress is an annual chess tournament which takes place in Hastings, England, around the turn of the year. The main event is the Hastings Premier tournament, which was traditionally a 10 […]