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Stories of St Leonards





Stories of St Leonards

This anthology is the result of a competition announced at 

Books Born in Hastings 2010, and was launched at Hastings Town Hall on 6th Oct, 2012


Stories, articles, pictures

& poems by the people of St Leonards


Stories of people and places you know, and others that you almost do. In this book you will find world famous names such as Robert Tressell and Noel Streatfeild as well as some unique characters known only in St Leonards. Includes:

An old New Town, St Leonards smugglers, The Worrier of Warrior Square, Victoria’s knee, The Concrete King, The Bo-Peep Body, underground meetings, Bohemian borders, secret corners, public rooms, Olympian lawns, artistic interventions, musicians, nomads & minstrels, a marina that isn’t, stolen tiles and painted walls, St Leonards International, the streets where those 'Ballet Shoes' first danced, midnight burnings and new mornings, fairylight bicycles, dragons on the skyline ...

 Paperback £9.99 + £2.50 p&p to UK addresses

ISBN 978 1 906451 660

***Secret Corners***

 There are 13 “secret corners” pages in this book. If you know where any of them are – or if you go out and find them after you've read about them, please take your copy of this book along, take a photo of yourself and the book in one of the secret corners, then send us a letter or article about what that place means to you, and we'll tweet them.

Stories of St Leonards is a companion volume to Visions of Hastings