Coastal Currents


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.

Public House

An installation by Joe Fawcett at the Dirty Old Gallery

Hannah Kynoch @ The Crown

Self Perceptions and Points of View
Embroidery, Oil Paint, Tapestry

West Street?

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.

Sophie Shaw Treatments : What We Find and What We Bring

This exhibition of prints and paintings provides a glimpse into an ongoing project, which brings rigorous research together with a little bit of fantasy.

Objects from the id’ XV

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.

Brian Mander – Respire:Suspire

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,

Work in Progress @ Zuzushii Arts Lab

Four artists; Two days each. Window Installation art. View the daily progress of the artists works through the gallery window on White Rock. Optional, restricted socially distanced entry 11-5pm to chat with the artists. Covid compliant.