January 22, 2020

🌿Hastings Jack in the Green 2020 will take place Friday 1st-Sunday 3rd May🌿

Due to the moving of the early May Bank Holiday, to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of VE day, Jack in the Green will follow a slightly modified schedule, with the main procession occurring o...

April 13, 2019

Jack in the Green is delighted to welcome Morris Dancers and Giants for a weekend of entertainment. Find out who you can see, and where they've come from with our handy spotter's guide, made by the wonderful Owain Boorman. You can find out mroe about each team and when...

April 13, 2019

It's just three weeks to go until JITG 2019. Are you getting excited?! What better time to reveal our design for this year! Made by Leila Battison. Look out for it on posters and programmes as they start to appear around the Old Town this week. 

December 5, 2018

After many months of drafting and administration, we are delighted to announce that Hastings Traditional Jack in the Green is now a registered charity. Our charity number is 1180939. 

The move to charity status is fantastic news for the future security of our local, tra...

March 27, 2018

Time to get excited!

We are absolutely delighted to share the logo for this year's Jack in the Green, designed by the wonderful Terry Betson. Isn't it amazing?

Look out for it gracing our posters and programmes around town over the coming weeks!

December 11, 2017

It's that time of year where we're gleefully unwrapping next year's calendars and pinning down those all important dates. So here's the most important, not to be missed, weekend of the year. 

Hastings Traditional Jack in the Green will be taking place between Friday 4th...

February 27, 2017

As part of the celebrations on the West Hill on Monday, Hastings Jack in the Green is proud to host a craft and food fair, with local traders supplying unique gifts and delicious food throughout the afternoon.

If you are a trader interested in selling on the hill on Mon...

January 24, 2017

We've defrosted the hankies, and dusted down the flower crown. Preparations are underway for this year's Jack in the Green. 

Put the date in your diary, this year's event is taking place from Friday 28th April to Monday 1st May. 

We've got loads of music, dance and song...

May 4, 2016

Did you miss out on this year's official T-Shirts and badges?

Never fear, you can still buy Jack in the Green merchandise for a short time. Simply send us a message and tell us what you'd like, and we can arrange pickup or delivery.

Still available are:
2016 T-shirts - S...

April 25, 2016

Jack in the Green volunteers will be out dressing the streets this coming Friday and Saturday. They will be visiting The Old Town and All Saints Street on Friday 29th April, and can help to decorate shops for a donation to the festival funds.


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Hastings Traditional Jack in the Green is a registered charity.

Charity number: 1180939