Hastings Last Thursdays is an explosion of public illuminations, live music, performances and much more on the streets of Hastings every last Thursday of the month from Dec to March 2022

PLUS! Late-night shopping and events in some of your favourite shops.


January hastings last thursdays – POSTPONED

The wellbeing of our audiences, team and partners is very important to us. To ensure the safety of everyone, we have postponed January activities. Please check this website for further announcements. 


get involved

hastings last thursdays is open to everyone


put on an event

Let us know if you are putting on an event on the last Thursday of the month and we will include you in the programme 

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open late

If you would like to join the many local businesses opening late on the last Thursday of the month sign up now to be listed on our upcoming Website Directory and featured on all our socials.

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There are lots of ways to volunteer your time with us and work with your local community to make Last Thursdays a town-wide celebration for everyone.

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partner organisations 

Hastings Last Thursdays is co-produced by Home Live Art and Hastings Fat Tuesday with partner organisations Afri-Co-Lab, Applause Rural Touring, Gleowit Productions, Unveiled, White Rock Theatre Creative Learning 18 Hours Zeroh and Ramshackle Productions. 



Afri-Co-Lab is a Black led creative community dreaming space. A space to experiment, gather, explore, build community and dream creative interventions, happenings and methodologies that make life in our town and beyond a more joyful journey.

Applause Rural Touring

Applause Rural Touring helps communities throughout the South East to access professional theatre, music and other performing arts.


 Gleowit Productions have over 30 years experience in researching and orgsanising street based events and carnivals, concerts, dances and heritage events.


Hastings Fat Tuesday delivers a year round programme of activity to support and showcase the local music scene in Hastings and St Leonards.


home live art

Home Live Art produce performance and community gatherings across Hastings, the South East and beyond.


Ramshackle Productions

Ramshackle are an award winning, multi-disciplinary production outfit specialising in content, communication and live events.


Radiator Arts is a talented team of artists, designers, performers and volunteers with experience and skills across a wide range of media and disciplines.


Unveiled is a social-purpose cultural change agency, working to show the true value in people and places.


The Summer Youth Project established in 2003, gives young people the opportunity to perform on the theatre’s main stage to an audience of thousands.


18 Hours is a not for profit organisation providing inclusive, sustainable, accessible, high quality, diverse events and cultural experiences, education and research.



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