Thu 4th Sep

Errors of the Divine

Errors of the Divine

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 […]

Kate MccGwire

Kate MccGwire

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.

Waves by Alex Leadbeater

Waves by Alex Leadbeater

Waves Exhibition by Alex Leadbeater Thurs 4th Sept to Wed 22nd Oct (Monday to Thursday from 5pm to 1am; Friday-Saturday 12-2am; Sunday 12-7pm) The sea has crossed the road… Large paintings of waves and the horizon being shown in daylight or under the flashing disco lights when the bar is open late.  See more work at The Muse, listed in […]

Flying the Fish  and Shoring the Ruins

Flying the Fish and Shoring the Ruins

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’, […]

Littoral Drift

Littoral Drift

Project Art Works, Arch 3, Braybrooke Terrace, Hastings TN34 1TD Monday 1 – Thursday 4 September, 10am – 4pm Saturday 6 September, 11am – 4pm Monday 8 – Thursday 11 September, 10am – 4pm Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 September, 11am – 4pm Project Art Works’ fundamental premise is that art can, through both its process and its final form, […]

PALESTINE WITH LOVE:  Creation Under Occupation

PALESTINE WITH LOVE: Creation Under Occupation

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. […]

Figurative Journeys

Figurative Journeys

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. joan.l.roche@gmail.com 07931 424411

Alice Anderson

Alice Anderson

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.

Edge Lands

Edge Lands

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 […]

10 x 10

10 x 10

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, […]

Urban Paradise

Urban Paradise

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. drewcopus@hotmail.co.uk www.facebook.com/urbanparadisehastings 07523 719784

The Temps: Writes of Passage

The Temps: Writes of Passage

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

Objects from the id X

Objects from the id X

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 […]

Wendy Cox paintings of Pett with sculptures by Sally Cox

Wendy Cox paintings of Pett with sculptures by Sally Cox

Maison Number 5, 5 West Ascent, St Leonards TN38 0BB Every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday throughout the festival, 2 – 5pm Wendy Cox has been painting the extraordinary landscapes of Pett and Pett Level for many years, building up a unique record of this little known corner of Romney Marsh. She works outdoors in all weathers to capture the special […]

Jewellery Workshops: Make & Mend

Jewellery Workshops: Make & Mend

The Old Bakery Studio,  behind 188 Harold Road, Hastings TN35 5NG Thursday 4 September BEAD STRINGING: Learn to professionally string beads and pearls on knotted thread. Thursday 11 September UPCYCLING: Mend/adapt broken jewellery. Make silver earring wires, clasps, hang beads etc. Both 10am – 4pm. £50 p/p with light refreshments. Max. 10 people. Call Julie to book. JEWELLERY CLINIC: Meet […]

Fiona Pienkowska ‘The Only  Time Is Now’

Fiona Pienkowska ‘The Only Time Is Now’

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 […]