Image: Martin Everett Electro Studios, Seaside Road, St Leonards TN38 0AL Thursday 28 August – Sunday 31 August and Thursday 4 – Sunday 7 September, 12noon – 5pm Tom Banks, Alex Drawbridge, Paco de Quesada, Martin Everett and Anne Parfitt show new and original painting, digital prints, photography and sculpture. A group of contemporary artists who have exhibited internationally. www.tombanksart.com […]
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Internationally acclaimed artist Kate MccGwire has been commissioned by Coastal Currents to create a site specific work in the unique environment of the crypt at St Mary in the Castle.
Imagen Gallery, 20 Claremont, Hastings TN34 1HA Saturday 30 August – Sunday 14 September, 9.30am – 5.30pm (Closed Sundays and Wednesdays) Stunning images from local photographer Judith Scott,who travels the world from Antarctica to Iceland and everywhere else in between, whale-watching and researching the marine life. Plus local artist Nigel Plumb is showing twelve panels from his ongoing work, ‘Debris Field’, […]
Respond Academy 17a Silchester Mews, Silchester Road, St Leonards, TN38 0JB Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 August, 2 – 6pm Monday 1 September, 4 – 7pm Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 September, 2 – 6pm Monday 8 September, 4 – 7pm Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 September, 2 – 6pm Other dates & times by arrangement only A collective effort of […]
White Rock Hotel, 1-10 White Rock, Hastings TN34 3JU Exhibition open throughout the festival 6pm – 11pm (afternoon openings to be notified) Exhibition and displays: art, film, photography and infographics. In the evenings: Tuesday 2 September: Freedom Theatre of Jenin Wednesday 3 September: Oscar-nominated feature film OMAR Thursday 4 September: Closing party with food, music, song and dance, poetry reading. […]
Smiths’, 21 Grand Parade, St Leonards TN37 6DN Open throughout the festival, 11am – 3pm A collection of paintings and drawings exploring colour and surface using a range of experimental techniques originating from initial drawing studies where form and shifts in light and tone are embodied into the work. firstname.lastname@example.org 07931 424411
Alice Anderson will create a new site responsive sculpture commissioned for Coastal Currents, made of copper mesh which will be displayed for the duration of the festival.
Conquest Hospital, Exhibition Area Level 3 (Main entrance, turn left) Conquest Hospital, The Ridge, St Leonards TN37 7RD Saturday 30 August – Sunday 14 September, 9am – 6pm Textiles and mixed media works by Cas Holmes, and intimate photography by Sheilagh Dyson, looking at the meeting place between our urban and natural spaces. www.casholmestextiles.co.uk facebook.com/jollynicecreations For sales & enquiries: Arts […]
Keep your eyes peeled for a candy-striped canvas structure, reminiscent of seaside attractions and Punch and Judy, popping up around town. Akin to a bird hide, with viewing slits at various heights, this structure will be found quietly positioned on the fringes of activity, tempting you to step inside.
43 Wellington Place, Hastings TN34 1QJ Thursday 28 August to end of Festival Please check website for opening times and locations. Jeffrey Louis Reed presents new works by Hermione Allsopp, Tom Bartlett, Oliver Crowther, Mark Charles, Susan Diamond, Disastronaut, Royston Du Maurier-Lebek, Sarah Janes, Grande Dame, Les Idiots, Lester Magoogan, Riz Maslen, Joe Packer, Jo Perfect, Danny Pockets, Kirsten Reynolds, […]
At first glance, nothing seems out of the ordinary in our opening festival performance. A group of well dressed but ordinary women, seated on an array of wooden chairs. Look closer and you will notice each carries a saw.
The Union Bar, 57 Cambridge Road, Hastings TN34 1EL Friday 29 August – Friday 12 September, 6 – 11pm Celebrating street art, Drew Copus will be the main host of a collective show from local street and urban artists. Featuring Drew Copus, Benja, Gilbeon Staply-Bourne and many more. email@example.com www.facebook.com/urbanparadisehastings 07523 719784
In & around St Leonards & Hastings Throughout the festival A group of artists, writers & mental health professionals creating a live project reflecting issues surrounding mental health/disorders and how art and creativity can be harnessed as a transformative medium for healing. Creating impermanent artworks, installations and happenings around town on streets/pathways, using drawing, photography, performance art, installations etc. thetemporaries.blogspot.co.uk
Rock-a-Nore Art Gallery 23, Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings Old Town TN34 3DW Open throughout the festival, Sat/Sun 11am – 5pm, Mon – Fri 1 – 5pm Group of artists comprising Phillip Cosham, Betty Drinkwater, Peter Edwards, Tim Riddihough, Siobhan Burgess and Anna Thomson. Plus invited artists. The group search even further into the depths of their imaginations and subconscious to present […]
Plaza Art Supplies, Station Approach, Hastings TN34 1BA Saturday 30 August Saturday 6 September Monday to Friday 8 – 12 September Saturday 13 September 10am – 4pm Coastal Currents 2014 sees students from FDA Illustration, Graphics and Contemporary Craft past and present come together to exhibit and sell their work in the Plaza Art Shop. This could be your opportunity […]
Stade Open Space, Hastings Old Town Sat 30 August – 2pm – 8pm Eight Foot Square Performance Day Sat 6 September – 7.30pm Carnival Collective Sat 13 September – 7.30pm The Demon Barbers XL Stade Saturdays continues its successful series of concerts and performances with three fantastic events during Coastal Currents 2014. FREE – All welcome www.hastings.gov.uk/stadesaturdays Funded by Hastings […]
Bullet Coffee House, 38 Robertson Street, TN34 1HT Saturday 30 August to Sunday 14 September, 10am – 5pm Three youths occupy centre stage in the glaring spotlight of the sodium street lamps. The smoke from their cigarettes appears fragile, wraith-like and fleeting, yet strangely alluring and beautiful, like themselves. Print workshops are taking place during the exhibition, contact Fiona to […]