NEWS

Festival over for 2012 – thanks to everyone!

Festival over for 2012 – thanks to everyone!

Thanks to everyone who came to any of the events, open studios or took part in workshops or talks, without you, we wouldn’t have a festival! An obvious thanks to all the artists involved and of course Hastings Borough Council. We are already looking forward to Coastal Currents 2013 If you are interested in keeping in touch please sign up [...]

Lots still to see in Final Week of Festival

Lots still to see in Final Week of Festival

Is it really the final week of the festival already? Where did time go? Oh well, don’t despair, there are still loads of great events still to see! So starting backwards – the closing event on the 23rd September – put it in your diaries as it sees the Strange Cargo sculpture permanently installed on the seafront in St Leonards. [...]

Thanks for coming to our Launch Night!

Thanks for coming to our Launch Night!

Thanks for making the Opening Event such a success!

Brochure available to download now!

Brochure available to download now!

Download the amazing new Coastal Currents 2012 brochure now!

Open Studios on this weekend!

Open Studios on this weekend!

All events, exhibitions and Open Studios are now online! Use the top menu bar to navigate through our Featured Events, Open Studio areas or Events by date in our Calendar tab.

This Year – 2012

This Year – 2012

Coastal Currents Visual Arts Festival 2012 8 September – 23 September Coastal Currents returns in 2012 to showcase a wide-range of art exhibitions, performances and events throughout Hastings, St Leonards and Rother. This is an exciting time for cultural regeneration in Hastings with the opening of the Jerwood Gallery and the celebration of the Olympiad. Hastings’ cultural activity has attracted considerable [...]

Open Studios

Open Studios

The Open Studios programme is always a popular feature of Coastal Currents, and this year we have even more artists taking part, presenting their work in their homes, studios, beach huts and gardens. Open Studios take place over two weekends, and offer a wealth of arts and crafts – from bold outdoor sculptures, to paintings, prints, jewellery, textiles, ceramics, books [...]

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