Thurs 31 march
St Leonards Spring Street Party
5-7pm: Museum of Us, Visit this new pop-up museum celebrating the people of St Leonards.
5-7pm: Treefellas interactive intervention on Kings Road
5pm: Street Cabaret on Kings Road with Paris Grande, She Choir and the St Leonards Dance Troupe
5pm: Someone Anyone at the Busking Stage on Kings Road
5.30: Promenade performance by Afri-Colab at 3 Marine Court (headphones and a smart phone are required)
5.45: Tornado Twirl Stars demonstration on Kings Road
6pm: Dende Drummers perform on Kings Road
6.15: Street Cabaret on Kings Road with Paris Grande, She Choir and the St Leonards Dance Troupe
6: 15: Joe Clements at the Busking Stage on Kings Road
7pm: Promenade performance by Afri-Colab at 3 Marine Court (headphones and a smart phone are required)
7pm: Izzy Withers at the Busking Stage on Kings Road
7.15: Tornado Twirl Stars demonstration on Kings Road
7.30: Dende Drummers procession on Kings Road
7.45: Brazilian dance sensation Gladys Cavalcante on Kings Road
PLUS FROM 5-8PM:
Small Acts (Megabet)
Launch of new community space run by Black Butterfly in a former empty betting shop, which will become a community hub, dining space and shop
Little Mashers, 25 Kings Road
Drop-in print making workshop exploring the centuries-old technique, relief print
Pelhams Fine Furniture and Ceramics, 22 Kings Road
Drop-in clay making workshop experimenting with pressing different textures into porcelain.
Canny CBD, 9 Kings Road
“Street Wise” Street food from Roots Vegan Takeaway with Alcohol Free CBD based Cocktails and work exhibited by a local artist
Caroline Morris Millinery Design, 59 Kings Road (open till 7pm)
Mike Leale Exhibition, Hat Couture on show plus lots of fun sun hats, rain hats and hand painted silk tops by textile artist Tricia Neve.
Wonderfill, 35 King’s Rd St Leonards
Hastings Food Growers Network Launch event. Join Transition Town Hastings to hear all about a brand new initiative designed to inspire and support local food growing projects of all sizes.
Dandelion Deli, 14 Kings Road
DJ Wyndham Earl playing the best in soul and funk downstairs with a bar and dinner menu
Milk + Hustle, 45B London Rd
Live music and meet-the-artist event with Georgie Wheeler, a local artist specialising in graphical art, murals, portraits and illustration. Join Georgie as she doodles away and hear about her art and journey
Stella Dore, 64 Norman Road
Women of Mass Distraction – a multi disciplinary exhibition by all female artists plus a raffle to raise funds for Dom’s Food Mission.
Ramshackle Shoppe, 74 Norman Road
Pianist will be playing throughout the evening – all local musicians welcome to come and Jam!
Tommys Pizzeria, 28 Norman Road
Stay warm around the fire-pit with warm cocktails available all night.
The Piper, 1 Norman Road
Last Thursdays after party at the Piper with a special guest DJ in the downstairs bar
seafront PERFORMANCES – free
When the Day Met the Night (and the Night met the Day), a promenade, audio piece made with a community cast, led by artists Darragh O’Leary, Anna-Maria Nabirye & Ted Barrow. It will be experienced on the move as the land marks of St Leonards itself become the stage. Find out more and book places HERE (limited capacity). Two 20 minute performances at 5.30pm and 7pm
Dressing the Town: Keep a look out for Radiator Arts’ colourful artworks adorning the streets and catch the spring colours of the temporary street art that will be brightening up St Leonards.
HAY – How are You?, Join the Reshuffle Collective outside Goat Ledge – this event has been cancelled due to covid
Shops Open till 8pm
The Bookeeper, 1a Kings Rd
Kings Rd Bazaar, 10 Kings Rd
Calneva, 13 Kings Rd
Wonderfill, 35 Kings Rd
Culture Barbers, 37 Kings Rd
Seconds Away, 38 Kings Rd
Pass Muster, 41 Kings Rd
Caroline Morris, Millinery & Art, 59 Kings Rd
Fika, 44 Kings Rd (open till 7pm)
Kings Road Antiques, 45 Kings Rd
Paisley and Friends, 56 Kings Rd
Wonderfill, 35 Kings Rd
Sunless Antique, 54 Norman Road
Kino Cinema, 43-49 Norman Road