Monthly Archives: May 2015

Hashtag # is crowned ‘500 WORDS Children’s Word of the Year’

Oxford University Press and the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show’s 500 WORDS competition reveal fascinating insights into British children’s use of language Read More →


One of Britain’s earliest motorsport events is being revived this summer, over one hundred years after it first ran in Essex. The first edition of the Layer Marney Cup, a fuel efficiency trial, took place on 6th June 1914 and … Read More →


Great knights out in Normandy

Take a Caen-do approach to enjoying the rich history, culture and gastronomy the Calvados region with Flybe, operated by Stobart Air Read More →




World premiere of Age of Kill

Gala Opening of Southend-on-Sea Film Festival Read More →


Groningen and all that jazz

Swingin Groningen, the largest free jazz festival in the Netherlands, promises music lovers three days of the finest jazz, funk, soul, groove and dance music in June (11-13). Read More →


brave new world

Distant Fictions – Artists from the diep-haven Festival (2 June – 28 June) is the second Limelight show at Jerwood Gallery; a new series of month-long exhibitions, many of which are bringing an international flavour to the Hastings gallery Read More →


“Art is long and life is short”

Vincent van Gogh – A new way of seeing out on DVD (31 July 2015) Read More →


Rachel Howard: At Sea

Celebrated British painter to show new work at Hastings’ Jerwood Gallery Read More →