Hastings Battleaxe enjoys a night at the Stables Theatre

Last night we went to see ‘See How they Run’ at the Stables Theatre.  We haven’t been for ages….. The play was directed by a friend of ours , and we both had an excellent…

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Opera South-East’s ‘The Magic Flute’ at the Hastings White Rock

Regular Battleaxe readers will know that whenever possible, we go to our ‘local’ Opera South-East productions at the White Rock. Sometimes great – sometimes less so. Last night we enjoyed ourselves at ‘The Magic Flute’…

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Peter Pan panto, White Rock Hastings – we loved it!

Hastings Battleaxe was a little concerned about being asked to review Peter Pan at the White Rock with the incentive of free seats for me and Philosopher, VIP drinks and nibbles – would one’s critical…

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Opera at Wetherspoons, jumble sales, Ottolenghi’s and computer traumas….

Phew, Hastings Battleaxe has had a busy week… Opera at Wetherspoons?  Oh yes. In a previous post, I’ve mentioned the Opera House Wetherspoons in Tunbridge Wells, a spectacular and sympathetic conversion from theatre to pub.…

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Spectre, Lady in the Van and Abba madness!

Had a busy cultural week – not that one could call Abba ‘culture’…. nor James Bond…. and not even Maggie Smith.     Went down to the Hastings Odeon to see Spectre. We weren’t that keen…

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