Coastal Currents

2023 Brochure out now...

Check out the latest brochure…


Open Studios returns this year on the 2nd/3rd and 9th/10th September. Browse, buy and meet the artists! Check out our interactive map below…

Nereids returns...

Back for 2023 – but at Electro Studios – visit this amazing exhibition about influential women in culture in Sussex.

by Caitlin Lock

OPEN Talks - 3 free talks to encourage accessibility and understanding

Created to increase accessibility and understanding of how to get involved in Coastal Currents. Ideal for NEW CREATIVES and those who have always wanted to take part but didn’t know how! 

Watch the films of the talks by Mark French here:


Since the challenges of COVID – We started AUDIOTROPE – a platform for musicians to support their digital presence and provide them with gigs and audiences at a time they need them most.

Browse the festival by location

Curated Events Open studios

2022 Festival Brochure

The printed brochure has returned for 2022. Thanks to everyone who helped make it possible from the artists inside to the sponsors and advertisers. We are glad to be back. Pick up a copy from many

Submissions Open for 2022

Submissions for Coastal Currents Open Studios + Events + Exhibitions + Performances…OPEN!   Submissions Open until 25 May Don’t miss the deadline this year as we go to print FAST. But there will be PRINT (Thanks

Ongoing project: AUDIOTROPE

Funding and supporting musicians with gigs and audiences during Covid-19 March schedule out NOW
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Eastbourne now part of Coastal Currents

We already have an incredible pool of creative talent that lives and works in 1066 Country. From Battle to Udimore, taking in Bexhill, Hastings, Fairlight, St Leonards, Rye and Northiam. But now this year we have