Coastal Currents

2024 Submissions Open NOW!

Submit your Open Studio or Events NOW to be part of the 2024 Programme.

Anyone can take part! Help is make this festival fly!


Open Studios returns this year on the 31/1 and 7th/8th September. We need YOU to submit your Open Studio to the trail to make it extra special. The more studios, the bigger the trails, the more footfall, the more we can support artists!

Book an Ad in the brochure

Book an Advertisement with Coastal Currents for 2024 and get to 15,000 creatives locally.
We support the creative economy and we need you to help!

Full pages only £500, Half page £300, Quarter Page £165

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.

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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