Thurs 31 march 

Spring into Life in Old Town and Town Centre

From 4pm
old town – free 

5-7pm Music Makers Market, St Mary in the Castle: Browse the stalls at this new industry market showcasing local businesses, with merch, demos, information and more!

5.30-8pm: Hastings Contemporary After Dark, Old Town: Explore the Hastings Contemporary Gallery until 8pm and enjoy a programme of free activities 

18.30 – 19.30 Artist talk with Matthew Burrows, Lorna Hamilton-Brown and Joe Packer (GALLERIES)

4-9pm: Green Lady, Butlers Gap, George Street and Hastings Contemporary 

Jack in the Green will be celebrating both spring and Lady Day by erecting a ‘Green Lady’ and inviting the people of the town to help decorate her.

4.00. The Official opening. Come and bless the Green Lady and add your flowers and leaves.

4.15 Performance by Hannah’s Cat at Butlers Gap

4.30 Section Five at Butlers Gap

4.30. The giants dance along George Street

5.00 Rattlebag in Butler’s gap

5.30 Rattlebag at Hastings Contemporary café

5.30 Hannah’s Cat at Hastings Contemporary

5.30 Section Five at The Albion

6.00 Rattlebag at The Albion

6.30 Section Five at Hastings Contemporary

6.30 Completely Scuppered Shanty at The Albion

6.30 Giants in George Street

6.30 Mad Jacks Morris at Butlers Gap

6.30 Hannah’s Cat at Butlers Gap

7.00 Mad Jacks at The Albion

7.00 Hannah’s Cat at Hastings Contemporary

7.30 Completely Scuppered Shanty at Hastings Contemporary café

7.30 Section Five at Hastings Contemporary

7.00 Crowning of the Green Lady

7.30 Section Five and giants in George Street

7.30 Mad Jack’s Morris at Hastings Contemporary

7.30 Hannah’s Cat at The Albion

8.00 Sambalanco. Butlers Gap

8.00 Completely Scuppered Shanty . Jenny Lind

8.30 Sambalanco The Albion

9.00 Green Lady and Giants process to Hastings Contemporary

There will be morris dancing, singing and giants throughout George Street, the seafront and at Hastings Contemporary thought out the evening.

All times subject to change



Cornish Bakery, 63 George St
Light-up hula hooping and drop-in children’s fireworks craft workshops

Turn the Tide, 24 George St 
Family workshops to create handheld LED willow frames, face-painting and rum tasting! (donation required for some activities) 

Mame’s Place, 25 George St
Buck’s Fizz and canopies plus very special offers

Simply Garden, 51a George St
Plant sustainable seeds together and enjoy refreshments and plenty of discounts

Old Town Tattoo, 65 George Street 
Cocktails and tattoos! 

Electric Palace Cinema, 39a High Street
Screening The Real Charlie Chaplin at 7.30pm (£9 admission)

Open Late:

Made in Hastings, 82 High St

Capsule, 17 Courthouse St

Hare and Hawthorn, 51 George St

Penbuckles, 50 High St

Sea Whistle, 23a Courthouse St


Mama G’s Story Time Roadshow, Hastings Library: Fun stories for all the family, about starting anew, being who you want and loving who you are. 

Mural Launch: The grand unveiling! Visit the new underwater themed mural revealed at Harold Place Underpass 





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