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The festival ‘8 Ways to Connect‘ school engagement programme is now live.

The team supports children to connect reading, writing and fun through hands on, accessible art activities in this innovative programme.
In 2024, we are exploring E. Nesbit’s The Railway Children on the centenary of the author’s death.
E. Nesbit had many connections with Sussex, the south coast and south London.
Her parents stayed in Hastings when Edith was three years old because her father was ill and seeking the coastal air to aid recovery.
Discover more about this British author and her famous book in A Town Explores A Book 2024.

Events from April 2023…


Outdoor Art Trail

Explore the art trail to explore the book! The outdoor art in the open spaces of St Leonards-on-Sea invites you outside for multiple visits to consider what this heritage book

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08/04/23 11:00-15:00

Kings Road Street Party

Fun for all the family this Easter Sunday, 11am-3pm on Kings Road, St Leonards, feat. dog show, family workshops, games, live music & poetry stage. Don’t miss it!

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