Stag Inn, Hastings


We have regular music evenings as well as live bands in the pub see our events page for details of what’s coming up.

The Stag has been the go-to venue in the Old Town for traditional and acoustic music for many years, and we are proud to maintain that tradition.

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Stag Inn, Hastings

Tuesdays - English folk sessions

8.30-11 p.m.

Hastings has an extraordinary wealth of brilliant musical talent and the Tuesday folk sessions showcase them at their uninhibited best, playing live for the joy of the song, with contributions from visitors and guests welcome.

This session has been around for more than forty years, and you will be hard pressed to find anything like it anywhere else. Never the same, always fun.

Wednesdays - Bluegrass sessions

9-11 p.m.

The boys of Legs Diamond and friends kick off this lively American folk session.

Guitars, banjo, double-bass, fiddles all make an appearance in this authentic country style jam.

Come and have a dance with a regular crowd of enthusiastic locals.

Thursdays (1st and 3rd of each month) - Song sessions from 9pm

On the first Thursday of every month we host an open folk acapella song session in the dining room after dinner. Come and open your lungs and join in (preferably in tune), or just sit and listen to an entrancing evening.

On the third Thursday of every month we are joined by RATTLEBAG, a local acapella singing group with a growing reputation. This ladies only singing group have reduced grown men to tears ….