A Pier Without Peer by Steve Peak – book launch 17th Dec 2016


This fully illustrated coffee table book – written by well-known local historian, Steve Peak – chronicles the dramatic history of Hastings Pier from its construction in 1872 to the present day. The book also features a history of St Leonards Pier. Meet Steve Peak and special guests and have your copy signed by the author on Saturday 17th December 2016 from 10.30am-2.00pm. Taking place in the Birch Room in The Deck Building on Hastings Pier.

Speeches from 11am: Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP (Home Secretary), Simon Opie (previous Hastings Pier Charity CEO), and Councillor Judy Rogers (Mayor of Hastings). Nick King from Peter Owen Publishers will be Master of Ceremonies. Taking place in the Birch Room (next to the Hastings Pier Shop) in The Deck building on Hastings Pier. Books will be available in the Hastings Pier Shop from Saturday 17th December. Prices: Hardback edition (includes a list of Hastings Pier Community Shareholders) – £25, or £20 for shareholders. Paperback edition – £14.99

Alan Esdaile… Finally released after months of delays and should be quite a bit about bands who played the pier. Perhaps Andre can tell us more.

Peter Fairless… No spoilers, though!

Andre Martin… Read Chapter 12.

Alan Esdaile… Well that’s my Christmas present to myself sorted…


Andre Martin… From todays Hastings Observer – boy did we have RSI after signing over 500 copies last weekend. Great Day, Great Book, but even greater Memories.


Alan Esdaile… Great Read.

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