Coastal Currents


Coastal Currents Arts Festival is an annual celebration of arts and culture across the 1066 region. Featuring a curated programme funded by the Arts Council England, Hastings Borough Council and East Sussex County Council and a huge programme of submitted events and Open Studios throughout the region.

The 2018 Festival will take place in Hastings and St Leonards:

1 September – 30 September 2018
[Open Studios: 1/2 and 8/9 September]

Submissions will open in early 2019 – anyone can submit an event to Coastal Currents Arts Festival* so get creative.


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.