Curated Events Open studios
In this section you will find workshops, performances, films and exhibitions in shops, on the seafront, on the streets as well as in galleries, museums, art venues and cinemas.
Please use our map to help guide you to all the events and exhibitions happening during the Festival.
The following posts contain community listings that are not funded or organised by Coastal Currents. We cannot be held responsible for accident or injury at events and activities organised by external individuals and groups during Coastal Currents.
A collaboration of work from the artists of West Street, Hastings, all based around the forgotten history of this little backstreet. Featuring Jilliene Sellner, Lorna Crabbe, Kate Iles, Megan Donfrancesco Reddy, Leigh Dyer and Adam Dando.
Responding to the times we are living through, ‘a fuller acquaintance with the archipelago’ invites the viewer to navigate a co-created Lilliputian world.
This exhibition of prints and paintings provides a glimpse into an ongoing project, which brings rigorous research together with a little bit of fantasy.
I use my immediate surroundings and my imagination to create images of paintings, linoprints and fabric collages. Most work based on landscapes and seascapes of the local area.
Group of artists; Phillip Cosham, Nigel Plumb, Tim Riddihough, Steve Rutter, Siobhan Tanner, Anna Thomson plus invited artists. Work includes painting, print, ceramics, photography, film and sculpture.
Catherine Hambridge is a designer and maker of silver and gold contemporary jewellery. After studying Design and Craft (BA Hons) at Brighton University she now hand makes all her own creations in her sunny Hastings studio,
I’ve exhibited works at the bottom of the garden for many years so that people using the public footpath can have a gander. There are many that return just to see what I’ve been up to.
An installation of figurative sculpture on Hastings beach by Brian Mander. 1920: The confined fears of Miss Nellie Moore were asphyxiation and drowning having witnessed life’s breath taken from those she had cared for and loved,