Coastal Currents


Coastal Currents Arts Festival is an annual celebration of arts and culture across the 1066 region AND NOW INCLUDING EASTBOURNE. Featuring Open Studios throughout the region and a host of events, exhibitions and performances.

The 2019 Festival will take place across East Sussex

31 August – 30 September 2018
[Open Studios: 31/1 and 7/8 September]

Submissions are now open

To apply to join the Open Studios trails – click here (now including Eastbourne)

To apply to list an Event or Exhibition click here (now including Eastbourne) 


Coastal Currents is devised and curated by Sweet & Dandy Ltd

Sweet and Dandy Ltd, specialists in Arts Marketing & Events


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*Coastal Currents and Sweet and Dandy reserve the right to refuse entry to the brochure/festival. We cannot be held responsible for events run or submitted by external individuals or organisations.