Hastings and Rye Palestine Solidarity Campaign
Newsletter   29 August 2021

Sunday 5 September 12pm - 6pm Free Entry

Our biggest event to date will be held on Hastings' pier on Sunday and we hope to see you all there. Thanks to everyone who has helped get this unique event off the ground. If you would like to help out on the day please come to our Zoom volunteers meeting on Tuesday evening. With your support we'll make this one of the most important Palestinian events Hastings has ever seen.
Best wishes,
The HRPSC Team

In this newsletter we have...
  • The running order
  • Fundraising news
  • Volunteering on the Day
  • Publicity/Promotion

    Running order:

    12 Noon - Open and Welcome
    12.30 - Storytelling for children
    1.30 - Live music by Jamal and Alaa
    2.30 - Hawiyya Dance Company show (image above right)
    3.00 - Storytelling for the whole family
    4.00 - Live music by Jamal and Alaa
    5.00 - Dabke dance workshop by Hawiyya - everyone welcome!
    6.00 - Close

    The full programme can be downloaded here.

    This is a FREE event - held without any arts funding or grants. So we're asking for our members and contacts to help contribute. So far we've covered 44% of our costs (thanks to our sponsors and people who have already contributed). So if you or anyone you know can help contribute we would be very grateful:
    Thanks for all the offers to help. Please come to our Zoom meeting on Tuesday at 7pm where we will make final preparations. Email for details: Hastings and Rye PSC.

    We're publicising the event through posters around Hastings (images below). Also through social media - please carry on sharing: Facebook event page   Our website page. Here's an article in the Hasting Online Times: 'Palestine on the Pier': a 1st for Hastings.



    Our information stall next weekend Saturday 4 September

    We will be in Hastings Old Town (by the chess board in George Street) 12.00 until 2pm. Please come along and say hello.

    Sanctuary Festival 2021 Sunday 12 September 2021 From 12pm until 6pm

    Admission free. Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, Bohemia Road, Hastings TN34 1ET
    We will have a stand at the event - please visit and say hello. Facebook event page.

    Hastings and Rye PSC online membership and donations

    Becoming a member of Hastings and Rye PSC is an important way of supporting our work.The annual subscription is £10 waged, £5 unwaged. We now have an online membership payment form. It can also be used to renew membership. The work of Hastings & Rye Palestine Solidarity could not continue without the generous donations from members of the public. If you would like to support our work without becoming a member please visit our shop page here and see the right hand column: Donate to Hastings & Rye PSC.

    Recent Hastings and Rye PSC newsletters:

    9 August 2021
    9 July 2021
    11 June 2021

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