Hastings Town Magazine – May 2017

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Donovan photo 1965 Jac. de Nijs / Anefo Nationaal Archief  Punks photo Rejects and Reprobates the Site Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/56370080766/

Tony May has a write up about Sally James on Saturday Scene and Tiswas in this months issue. His letters from Keith mention that Donovan in the early 60’s set up home in a Pill-Box outside Hastings. Anyone know anymore information? He also has a write up on Hastings Punk Rock Days with photos from 1970 & 80’s plus lots more. Now available from your local newsagent.


What was your favourite cartoon as a kid?

Eric Harmer… Earliest I remember was Popeye , and puppets was four feather falls. What about you a Alan ?

Alan Esdaile… Loved The Flintstones.

Peter Fairless… Wile Coyote

Janet Rennie… Top cat by far

Jan Deane… Fractured Fairytales – Boris and Natasha were the best!

Alan Pepper… Tom and Jerry ! But the early ones directed by Fred Quimby were the best . !!

Jake Nelson… Popeye, then Huckleberry Hound, and finally The Flintstones. Can’t beat ’em!

Alan Esdaile… IN the seventies I would have gone for Mr Benn.

Duran Josue…  Ninja turtles, chip dale rescue rangers, Looney Tunes

Sheila Maile… Flintstones

Patrick Briggs…  Babapapa

Clifford Rose… Jonny Quest – I would watch this while getting ready for cub scouts.


Lets hear it for the techs and road crew…

Henry Rollins letter about sound techs

Lets hear it for the techs and road crew. This Henry Rollins quote was on the wall backstage at the recent Beatles Day Hastings event at The White Rock Theatre.

Tim O’Sullivan… Brilliant I’ve seen some of these people in my time perfect.

Pete Fisher… well said Henry!

Pete Prescott… So true !