Dec 07, 2019



Samaki is an afrobeat project based on the sound of 1970s African musicians like Fela Kuti, Tony Allen and Oscar Sulley. Featuring a collective of Hastings musicians, Samaki bring the primal elements of relentless grooves and soaring melodies to the stage.


Dec 18, 2019


The Bavard Bar

A delightful blend of TED, comedy and Radio 4. Sort of.


Come to the Bavard Bar and hear three pre-booked speakers share something they’re passionate about. From ‘Crop circles’ to ‘Circuit bending’, ‘Buddy Holly’ to ‘Aleister Crowley’, you never know what you might hear, as subjects are kept secret until the night.


And revel in the delights of voluntary audience wild cards, including the ‘KP Lite’ challenge, ‘Oojah Kappivvy’ and ‘Bohemia Road’.


Hosted by Tim B’vard and supported by Piano Man Dan, could you share your passion at a future show?


The Bavard Bar…avoiding life’s questions to give you the answers.


Dec 19, 2019


Quantick's Christmas Quiz

David Quantick - comedy writer and music journalist - returns with his Quiz Night. This time it's a Christmas Special.

Quantick's Quiz takes in every aspect of popular culture - music, films, books, funny things and famous people. It's also quite difficult.


£6 ticket with proceeds going towards prizes.


Dec 20, 2019


Wendy May's Xmas Locomotion

Wendy May's Locomotion returns to the Kino-Teatr for a Christmas Special with her decks spinning the best 50's, 60's and 70's soul, funk, R'n'B and ska.


Dec 21, 2019


Liane Carroll Trio

Hastings based Liane Carroll has been a pillar of the British jazz and soul scene

for over thirty-five years and has dedicated her career to creating a deep and

abiding connection with audiences all over the world through her exceptional

talent, versatility and ability to truly interpret a song.


Along the way she has collaborated with such diverse artists as Paul

McCartney, Gerry Rafferty, Long John Baldry, Ian Shaw, Claire Martin OBE and drum

and bass outfit London Elektricity with whom she recently performed at the 

Glastonbury Festival.  Equally at home in intimate jazz venues and vast 

performance spaces, Liane maintains a hectic touring schedule and is in much 

demand at home and abroad.


Liane will be appearing with bassist Roger Carey and drummer Russell Field.


Jan 12, 2020


Coffee Concert: Jane Gordon (violin) and Jan Rautio (piano)

Jane Gordon (violin) and Jan Rautio (piano) play Tchaikovsky and Fauré

£10 includes coffee & croissant

Jan 31, 2020


Two Duos with Trevor Watts

Featuring the duos:


Trevor Watts -Alto/Soprano Saxophones & Jamie Harris – Drums/Percussion


Trevor Watts & Mark Hewins – Guitars



Always an innovator , Trevor Watts was an original member of The Spontaneous Music Ensemble, who explored  the boundaries of Improvised music in 1960s. In 1970s his band Amalgam crossed improv with rock and funk


For the 1980s and 90s his Moiré Music and The Drum Orchestra groups matched African and European musicians to create dazzling World Music.




Mark Hewins has had a long and varied history of performing and recording with most of the Canterbury scene luminaries - Richard and Dave Sinclair, Elton Dean, Hugh Hopper, Pip Pyle, John Greaves, etc.


Among many other bands he has been a member of Gong, Caravan of Dreams and since 2001 The Bob Geldof Band.




Jamie Harris was a member of Trevor Watts Celebration Band, where he first learnt to play hand drums.


The original Watts/Harris duo played rhythmic music all over the world between 2003 and 2007 .




Also featuring the films of Mark French and Mark Hewins.



In this Article from “The Wire” magazine Trevor selects 20 tracks from his long career. There are examples of music by both Duos


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