Curated Events Open studios
An introduction to the Curated Programme
This year’s Curated Programme works with even more artists and curators than ever before.
We kick off on the 31 August with the now legendary FREE Opening Party. Artist Beccy McCray will lead a procession from the pier to Azur where you will find a hotbed of interesting talent gathered mostly from other seaside towns.
Expect the unexpected.
Crafternoon Tea Club are back spreading the love as only they can.
Belonging Bandstand is Morag Myerscough’s first-ever mobile installation.
Beasley’s commission originates from her research into the interesting history of what we colloquially know of as the Trinity Triangle.
Curated in partnership with Ben Urban & Billy Stanley – invited by Becky Beasley
A series of single annual photographs of peonies, accompanied by a limited edition series of posters available from Solaris during Coastal Currents.
The Moths become a talking point, over the years stories grew around them, they seemed to inspire a sense of folklore.
Project 78 Gallery with Becky Beasley present The Red Nightie an exhibition by Anne Parfitt.
Exploring our subconscious experiences and perceptions when travelling inside them.
Paper Trail explores the process of domestic displacement, creating stage sets and still lives in unexpected corners, facias, windows and walls throughout the town.
The pink space incorporates multiple layers of sonic, visual, and cognitive dissonance.
From the outside, Washed Up Car-Go might seem like an ordinary car parked in an ordinary car park.
Salty is a new inclusive space for LGBTQ+ folk and their allies to come together, dance, have fun, and enjoy some unforgettable queer performance.
A fantastical pop-up world of imagination, storytelling and glitter where everyone can be whoever they want to be.
For one night, renowned performance artists celebrate all aspects of queerness.
Coastal Currents has partnered with Screen South to create a contemplative space at the beloved Shipwreck Museum…
A night of film, song, music, image and spoken word that explores the role of the artist in shaping the city and keeping the embers alive.
A series of succinct and stimulating insights from an incredible panel of inspiring creative speakers.
Folk in a Box is the UK’s smallest performance venue. One audience member is allowed in at a time.
Live Long and Die Out is a bold new music theatre that explores the impact of parenthood on our biosphere, and how we reconcile the growing tensions within this situation.
A rare opportunity to hear artists Becky Beasley and Melanie Wilson in conversation at this great seafront venue.