Hastings Week Part Two

Hastings Week 2015 – part II

Hastings Week Publicity Officer and Vice Chairman Ion Castro shares some more images of the events during the week, this time the final weekend 17th & 18th October.

Hastings Week had been opened by the Mayor of Hastings, cllr. Bruce Dowling outside Hastings Town Hall on the morning of Saturday October 10th and this final weekend featured the two-day Crafts Fayre, The National Town Criers Competition during the day on Saturday and the fabulous Bonfire and torchlit procession in the evening. On Sunday the Sprat & Winkle classic commercial run from Sevenoaks ended at the stade, the Mayor and Carnival Court judged the Old Town Shop Windows and the closing ceremony too took place on the Stade.

There’s more information about Hastings Week on their website, www.1066hast2

“The Effigy” and the 21st anniversary banner. We are assured that no seagulls were harmed.hast4

Lineup of competing Town Criers and their escorts with Hastings’ Mayor and Deputy Mayorhast

Winning Crier, Alistair Chisholm of Dorchesterhast1

Hastings Runners join the Bonfire Procession at White Rock after lighting the beacon on the East Hill

Preparing to enter the America Groundhast7

Hastings Week Chairman (Nigel Hogben), MP Amber Rudd, Hasting’ Mayor Cllr Bruce Dowling and Deputy Mayor Cllr Judy Rogershast9

Procession passes St.Mary-in-the-Castlehast6

Procession in Robertson Streethast8

MP & Mayor light the bonfire

10.. MP & Mayor light the bonfire

11 & 12 Bonfire 13. Mayor with Crafts Fayre organiser Sue Castro

14. Mayor inspects Ion Castro’s Panoramas at the Crafts Fayre

15. 17 &18 Mayor and Carnival Court judging Old Town Shop Windows

19. Carnival Court enjoy former East Kent 1937 Dennis Lancet

20. Carnival Court and former East Kent 1937 Dennis Lancet

21. Lowering the banners at Hastings Week closing ceremony

22. Carnival Court, Mayor and Town Crier at Hastings Week closing ceremony

23. Carnival Court at Crafts Fayre

“Hastings Town” December 2015

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