Things to do this Christmas in Hastings
Christmas is fast approaching, and while you may be busy buying presents, wrapping paper and pigs in blankets, you should definitely make time for all the fantastic Christmas-themed events that will be going on for the entire month of December.
Hastings is one town that certainly knows how to celebrate the holidays. This seaside town has a lot going on this year, from fabulous Christmas markets to music and food and drink. Here’s a look at some of the fantastic Christmas events taking place this year in Hastings:
The Christmas Soul Party – 7th Dec
Who doesn’t love a bit of soul music around Christmas time? Well, on the 7th December at 19:00pm at St Mary in the Castle, you can catch The Christmas Soul Party for one night only.
At just £12 on the door (£10 with an early bird ticket), you can catch The Blues Brothers, Soul Sisters Show, The Kytes and The Harry Randle-Marsh Band!
Better still, the event is in aid of The Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice, so you can attend a feel-good event to get you in the mood for Christmas with the knowledge that your ticket price is going to a great cause.
Christmas Unwrapped – 7th Dec
Christmas is the best time to indulge in the fantastical Christmas markets and get your hands on some locally produced, handmade goods all in one place. On the 7th December at Stade Hall, you can do just that at Christmas Unwrapped from 10:00am until 16:00pm.
The day is a huge celebration of all the local artisans bringing their unique mix of local produce and handmade Christmas gifts, suitable to all types of people and budgets. It’s free entry, and there will be a wreath workshop and a special visit from Frozen’s Olaf for the kids, it’s certainly not an event to be missed.
Christmas on the Coast – 14th Dec
On the 14th December, you can head down to The Stade Hall for some wonderful festive cheer. This year Christmas on the Coast is returning, with Santa’s helpers on hand to make sure everyone has a fabulous day out with the whole family.
There will be a plethora of free activities including meeting Father Christmas – where the kids can receive a gift –, Christmas crafts, writing letters to Father Christmas (reply guaranteed), gingerbread decorating and the secret present room, where kids can pick and wrap a present for that special adult in their life.
There will also be a raffle, tombola, festive refreshments, face painting and a collection of Christmas stalls. It goes on from 11:00am to 16:00pm and is free to attend.
A Christmas Celebration with Joe Stilgoe – 15th Dec
Truly a Christmas celebration for all ages, on the 15th December you can head to St Mary in the Castle at 15:00pm for an afternoon of Christmas songs and music with internationally acclaimed singer, pianist and songwriter Joe Stilgoe.
Known for his jazz songs, Stilgoe has released five critically lauded albums and, in November, launched his Christmas album. A Christmas Celebration with Joe Stilgoe will bring you Christmas joy to get you in the festive spirit this winter season.
Hastings Etsy Team Christmas Market – 15th Dec
Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without markets. On the 15th December from 11:00am to 16:00pm, head down to Stade Hall for a celebration of Hasting Etsy Team Makers. There you will be able to experience the best in local designer-made gifts from the team, artists and craftspeople.
The Etsy team is a network of Etsy sellers within Hastings and the surrounding areas, working together to promote their businesses. So, don’t miss the chance to get your hands on some wonderful homemade gifts and support local businesspeople too.
Hastings Christmas Fest – 21st Dec – 22nd Dec
Finally, from the promoters of Hastings Oktoberfest, you can’t miss this spectacular weekend of the 21st to 22nd December. The Hastings Christmas Fest is a fantastic night of entertainment, music, drinks, fun and games on the last weekend before the big day.
With live music from the St Mary’s Christmas All Stars playing Christmas party tunes, a DJ, party games with audience prizes, fancy dress, Christmas food and drink and much more, this event is ideal for work parties or a fun night out with family and friends.
It all takes place in St Mary in the Castle from 17:00pm, and tickets are just £10. Bring in Christmas 2019 in style.
From everyone at Easylet & Sale, we hope you have a wonderful Christmas wherever you are. If you’re thinking about moving to Hastings, our estate agents in Hastings and letting agents in Hastings would be more than happy to assist you, contact us today for more information.