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The Salts at the Herring Fair
The Salts return to the Herring Fair, a free event held undercover on the Stade, by the beach in Hastings Old Town. The fair includes live music, cooking demos, beer, kids´ activities and a ceilidh. The Salts perform lunchtime on Sunday 19th November and it´s FREE
The Salts might fit a "Bellowhead shaped hole" doing for shanties, what The Pogues did for Folk. Fronted by twice BBC Young Folk Finalist Lee Collinson - The Salts havecircumnavigated the Commonwealth with tours of Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Their debut album, **She Rises **is available from Amazon, i-Tunes and Spotify Second album due out soon !
Throughout the weekend in Hastings in addition to the music: there will be Children’s sea-themed craft activities and face painting in the Stade Hall, run by Play Development. Traditional net making by Hastings fishermen in the marquee, and marine exhibits from Wessex Archaeology.
Now & Then - 11.15am-12noon
Herring Celebration, Fishermen´s Stalls - 12noon-12.30pm
Thai House Cooking demo, Classroom on the Coast - 1pm-2pm - Free
Milton Hide - 12.45pm-1.30pm
The Salts - 1.45pm-2.45pm
Wild Feast Cooking demo, Classroom on the Coast - 2.30pm-3.30pm - Free
The Sugarloaf Band - 3.15pm-4.45pm
Here’s the programme for this year’s much-awaited Herring Fair down at The Stade