Restoration Group Chairman Ion Castro was there of course taking pictures and explaining the event. For the past 22 out of 23 years the Hastings Trolleybus Restoration Group’s annual show has been on the third Sunday in May and this Continue reading Trolleybus Show 2015
The Bowskill Trophy is presented annually in memory of Cyril Bowskill who, with his wife Joan was a great supporter of Hastings Week, from majority vote based on public nominations it is awarded to the person, group or organisation who has done most to promote the prestige of the week. Continue reading Hastings Week Awards The Bowskill trophy
23rd March saw Hastings’ 30th Half Marathon and nearly three and a half thousand finishers. Ion Castro was there with his camera. Ion would have brought Happy Harold, Hastings’ own 1928 former trolleybus to enhance the spectacle and provide a viewing platform but unfortunately the extensive repairs to his engine (the ‘bus, not Ion) are taking longer that had been hoped for and HH remained in the depot. Continue reading Rye,Hythe & Romney Runners Well Represented in 30th. Hastings’ Half Marathon
Ion Castro (with his clothes on) was there in the interests of art – well, someone’s got to do it
According to Wickipedia, that well-known internetbased fount of usually-correct information a flashmob is a group of people who assemble suddenly in a public place, perform an unusual and seemingly pointless act for a brief time, then quickly disperse, often for the purposes of entertainment, satire, and artistic expression. Flashmobs are organized via telecommunications, social media, or viral emails. Continue reading Hastings puts the ‘Flash’ in ‘Flashmob’
By Jim Hollands It was the year of the fashion rebellion. Topless swimsuits and dresses were being displayed in public, Carnaby Street was the centre of Universe, and two youth movements – Mods and Rockers- made up principally of young, mainly working class Britons with cash to spend, were making the headlines. Continue reading Flashback To 1964
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