The 2020 Festival will take place if funding allows during the whole of September with the Open Studios on the weekends of 5/6 and 12/13. Please donate now to make 2020 happen https://www.gofundme.com/f/coastal-currents-2020 Submissions to Take Part will open in early 2020 website here coastalcurrents.org.uk/taking-part Our funding has been cut Support us here gofundme.com/coastal-currents-2020 Coastal Currents […]
We transform difficult and derelict buildings into capped-rent homes and workspaces. We create affordable space for living, working, learning, leisure and community action. We squeeze our projects for maximum social impact for local people through life-changing opportunities (jobs, homes, enterprise support, training, social networks) and through place-shaping opportunities (influencing and making real changes in the […]
Warriors of Waste is a new group dedicated to tackling the issues of rubbish and recycling. We are based in St.Leonards on Sea and as such this puts us in an extra position of vulnerability as waste not correctly handled has a direct environmental impact on the ocean we live next to. We aim to […]
We are an independent charity dedicated to giving disadvantaged children the literacy skills they need to succeed. We work to improve the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in the UK’s poorest communities, where one in three people have literacy problems. Because low literacy is intergenerational, we focus our work on families, young people and […]
We’re a community dedicated to the protection of oceans, waves, beaches and wildlife. We fight long and hard to protect what we love and we won’t stop until it’s completely clean, safe and protected for everyone, forever. From humble beginnings in Porthtowan Village Hall in 1990, we’ve stayed close to our roots and continue to […]
Unleash The Leaf The Proper Tea Co is a small, independent tea merchants formed in 2013 and based in the East Sussex village of Pett near Hastings. As well as online, you will find us at a number of regular weekly, fortnightly and monthly street markets, farmers’ markets and events in East Sussex and Kent. […]
The Bohemia Walled Garden Association was formed in 2009 in order to bring the Victorian Walled Garden in Summerfields back into active use for horticulture and associated educational and cultural activities. The Management Committee submits its annual report and financial statement for the Bohemia Walled Garden Association (BWGA) for each year ending 31st December. The garden is owned […]
Open again every fourth Saturday 09.30 – 13.00 at the historic Grade II listed Vestry Hall, on the corner of The High Street and Stone Street, Cranbrook. At the heart of the community, the aim of the market is to support local producers and provide a Café area for local people and visitors to stop […]
Love Hastings is a not-for-profit business working on behalf of the levy payers to improve the town centre for residents, visitors and businesses in Hastings and manage the BID. The aims are to reflect the ethnic and cultural diversity of the town, provide a voice and support for town centre businesses and lever in more […]
Range of veg from Stonelynk when in season. Fresh food・Great selection・Knowledgeable staff Local shop, lovely fresh fruit, veg, plants etc and tremendous value!
All vegan and also pakoras and samafel are gluten free come down too priory meadows try my food
People who like to swim in the sea in Hastings & St Leonards. No single regular activity at a set time or day of the week. Relies on posts from most active individuals to advertise days, times and locations. Just join if you want to find out who is doing what, where and when. The […]
Rolvenden Farmers Market was established in 2000. It is run entirely by volunteers and is non profit making and stall fees are kept to a minimum. The Farmers’ Market takes place every Thursday morning from 10.00am to 12 noon in St Mary’s Church. There are normally 20 – 30 stalls with a selection of produce.
Welcome, one and all, to Half Man! Half Burger! Since July 2015 we have been Hastings / St Leonard’s first dedicated, fully licensed Burger restaurant. Eighteen months later in December 2016 we opened our second site in Eastbourne. Slowly, and with the right degree of mellowness and righteousness, plans are taking shape for a third […]
Locally reared free range meat and veg. Locally sourced cheese and milk. Locally made bread. Range of box types delivered in recycled and reusable boxes. Pop up stall Wadhurst Sat 9am – 1pm.
Our overall objective is to improve and enhance our existing environment by achieving a better standard of design for future developments in the area. Geographically our principal interest is development within Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea, but also extends to significant issues within Bexhill, Battle, Rye and other areas of East Sussex.
A campaign to install 1066 solar roofs to win the battle against climate change and make energy more affordable for residents appeals to everyone. The campaign aims: Local generation of renewable energy. Local ownership for community benefit. Affordable energy through lower price of locally generated energy, innovative finance (buying clubs etc) and energy efficiency measures. […]
Hastings Urban Bikes (HUB) is a voluntary, community-based group promoting cycling in Hastings and St Leonards.HUB campaigns for better cycling provision in our town and organises practical activities like rides, festivals and training.
A family owned and run farm shop incorporating locally produced fresh meats. Redlands Farm Shop at Horam near Heathfield, Sussex is a farm shop in the true sense, for owners Ali and Henk raise lamb, beef and chickens the traditional way right there at Redlands Farm. Pork is sourced from a highly trusted local farmer. […]
The weekly Friday Bexhill Farmers’ Market is located in the centre of Bexhill, in Devonshire Square. All our stallholders have a passion for their produce and help to create a lively and vibrant shopping experience whatever the weather! Stalls at the Market include local meat and game, artisan cheeses and bread, spices and herbs, speciality […]
These volunteer-run groups support our work by organising a diverse range of grass-roots activities. Ranging from speaker and fundraising events to film screenings and coffee mornings, these activities raise awareness and interest in the work of the United Nations at a local level across the country.
In 1961 the late Horace Quick (1891 – 1966), a local artist and wildlife enthusiast, gave Mallydams Wood to us so that the woodland could benefit wildlife. To help us carry out Horace’s wishes we built a small wildlife rehabilitation centre and, since the doors opened more than 50 years ago, over 35,000 sick, injured […]
At Ore Community Centre our ethos is to ‘serve the local community’ by bringing together the local residents for educational, exercise, and social activities. The Centre is run by the Ore Community Association which is a charity run by local people and the users of the centre. We have various rooms available to for […]
Up to five deliveries weekly of fresh organic fruit and vegetables. Local organic bread delivered daily. Delicious Trinity-made takeaway food. Wide range of organic wine. Extensive collection of dried fruits, wholegrains, nuts, pulses, cereals and flours. Chilled and frozen vegetarian and vegan foods. Natural remedies, toiletries and eco-friendly cleaning products. …and so much more (like […]
Four courts community centre is situated in St Leonard’s on sea at the end of the large car park behind the high rise flats. With its good size hall you can fit plenty of bouncy castles and soft play packages. It suits children’s parties & offers a small gated outdoor space at the front. Below […]
Range of sourdoughs, gluten free, rye, ciabatta etc. Organic breads using Shipton Mill flours. Some groceries. Judges Bakery is situated in the heart of Hastings historic old town. It has a proud reputation of serving generations of families and fishermen since 1826. Our shop has an extensive range of local & Organic produce and the best […]
Independent bookshop selling new books ranging from sociology, philosophy, psychology, political science, criminology, social history, graphic novels, music, art & culture, economics, social geography, anthropology, nature, ecology, gardening, and fiction. Higher education, undergraduate and post-graduate books. Also sell vinyl. 10% Book discount for students with student ID (In-Store only) and 1066 Cards. Who am I? […]
Pick your own – eg runner beans, broad beans, red currants etc. Many varieties of local apples and pears, local cob nuts, pumpkins, when in season. Also in Our Shop: Fresh Handmade Pies, Ice Creams, and a big selection of yummy Biscuits. Always available are Eggs and Dairy Products and a wide range of groceries […]
We are building on past community efforts to create a vibrant space in West Marina for visitors, local people and business owners.
Nude Food offers products from time to time at The Crown in the Old Town, Hastings. Please refer to their Facebook page for details. Facebook Opening Times: Thursday : 11.00am – 1.00pm Green Goddess Refill Venue. Zero-waste, plastic-free, food and household goods to support your plastic-free lifestyle. Contact them directly for more information or head down […]
Ore Community Land Trust seeks to protect land in the Upper Ore Valley to save and enhance urban woodland and green space for community use and to protect animal habitat. We, therefore, campaign against development plans that would threaten the environment of the Valley. We also support positive regeneration plans and put forward ideas for […]
wide range of fresh fish and shellfish, great choice of local or UK catch ,some farmed fish.
Nut Knowle Farm was established in 1979, and now produces a comprehensive range of Vegetarian, Pasteurised Goats Milk Cheeses to suit all palates. The cheeses are lovingly made by hand in our own dairy. Over the past twenty years Goats Cheese has enjoyed an upsurge in popularity because of its exceptional flavour, its health benefits, […]
Low Waste Sussex is a fledgling initiative designed to support people in taking practical steps towards a more sustainable, environmentally friendly lifestyle.
FSN was founded in 1939 for the purpose of looking after disadvantaged children, especially orphans. Over a period of 46 years, FSN opened 8 children’s homes and thousands of children passed through its doors. By the 1970’s, changes were taking place in children’s services, and by 1985, all of the homes were closed. However, faced […]
The core of our business is a fully equiped workshop. Our bicycle service is high quality at a fair price. We can build wheels, get frames painted and enjoy custom builds. We’re loving electric bikes and do e-bike conversions. We sell fully serviced used bicycles and hold a wide range of bicycle components and accessories. We aim for functional, durable and reliable products at a reasonable cost.
Divest East Sussex is an umbrella group of organisations campaigning to divest the East Sussex Pension Fund from fossil fuels (oil, coal and gas). Its current members are: Fossil Free Hastings, Climate Forest Row and Keep It In the Ground Lewes. Supporters include Divest Sussex and the Brighton Climate Action Network. It is one of a […]
We’re a plastic-free refill shop at 35 King’s Rd, open Wednesday – Sunday. Save your empties, everything can be wonderfilled! Opening Hours Wednesday 10:00 – 18:00 Thursday 10:00 – 19:00 Friday 09:00 – 17:00 Saturday 09:00 – 17:00 Sunday 11:00 – 16:00 https://www.instagram.com/wonderfill.st.leonards/
Compost Bins Working with councils across the UK to deliver great value compost bins water butts and more – getcomposting.com
We want our Sussex to be a home for nature’s recovery. A place where people and wildlife can thrive together, where people can enjoy nature and the health and wellbeing benefits it provides. We believe that nature is too important to lose We are a conservation charity for everyone who cares about nature in Sussex. […]
Poverty just loves to destroy lives. It breaks families apart, isolates people from friends and family, shatters confidence and drives many to think that suicide is the only way out. UK poverty is real, with millions locked in its miserable grip. We’re not prepared to sit back and let it wreak havoc across our nation. […]
HFS is a local independent registered charity that provides affordable reused furniture, helps low-income households to furnish their homes, collects surplus furniture and appliances for reuse, and provides practical opportunities for people to gain skills, experience and confidence. Every year the HFS team: Collects and re-uses over 300 tonnes of furniture and electricals that would otherwise go to waste. Helps […]
Anna Locke is a fully qualified permaculture designer and teacher based in and around Hastings, East Sussex. Anna regularly gives workshops about ‘How to Plant a Forage Garden’, ‘Permaculture for Allotments’, ‘How to Grow Organic Food from Seed’ and many other topics. The main way to start a permaculture journey is to attend an Introduction […]
A ‘connective’ of people who through our individual work, and projects we do together, inform and celebrate with the wider public the value of trees, wood and woodlands through creative and experiential methods (art, craft, music, bushcraft, story, play, activities and opportunities to learn new skills). Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/woodpeopleconnective/
Tidy Up St Leonards is a voluntary local action team organised by John Funnell, Richard Wesley and others who feel passionately about the state of their local streets. Yes, we pay council tax and the local council has a responsibility to clean the streets, but in the face of cuts in spending and services, it is […]