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Aquarium awash with AR Pokemon

July 22, 2016

Hastings Blue Reef Aquarium is awash with a host of bizarre new Pokemon Go characters. Staff at the Rock-a-Nore Road attraction noticed an increase in visitors using their smartphones in and around the aquarium. They enlisted the expertise of a younger member of the team who confirmed the aquarium was now home to a collection […]

Pirate Day Fun

July 15, 2016

Hastings Blue Reef Aquarium, Smugglers’ Adventure and Hastings Castle are joining forces this weekend (Sunday, July 17th) to celebrate the town’s Pirate Day spectacular. Pirates’ Sunday will feature a variety of piratical quizzes and lots more swashbuckling fun and games. As part of the fun, there will be pirate-themed events and trails, a ‘design your […]

Sharky Joins George

July 15, 2016

A metre-and-a-half-long nursehound called ‘Sharky’ is the newest arrival at Hastings Blue Reef Aquarium. After spending time in quarantine, the adult male nursehound was released in to a large open-top display alongside another male named George. Staff named the new arrival ‘Sharky’ after the other titular character in the 1980s cartoon show ‘Sharky & George’. […]

Hastings Castle Play – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

July 12, 2016

Hastings Castle will be transformed into ancient Athens for an outdoor performance of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ later this year. The castle ruins are playing host to Chapterhouse Theatre Productions who will be staging one of Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedies on Sunday, September 4th. This year marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and in […]

Royal Births Due Next Month

June 22, 2016

Staff at Hastings’ Blue Reef Aquarium are preparing themselves for no fewer than three royal births next month. The royals in question are a trio of royal python snake eggs which are being looked after in an incubator and are due to hatch out at the end of July. The eggs are the first to […]

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