Every year the majority of Hastings (and beyond) dress themselves in
green. They decorate their homes and shops in ivy and head to the Old
Town where they watch a man dressed as a large bush lead a prosession
through Hastings consisting of woodland imps and morris dancers. Then
everyone seems to get very drunk. This occasion is called Jack In The
Green and represents the start of spring for many south coast dwellers.
This year at Bells Bicycles we wanted to capture the spirit of Jack In The Green by holding a free portrait studio in the shop. People popped in wearing varying degrees of green finery and then vanished into the crowds for a day of sun, sea and celebrations.
This is a glimps into Jack in the Green 2013: