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Hastings Old Town Christmas Shopping Weekend

A community led, Old Town event, encouraging support for independent retailers, local artists and makers: shopping, entertainment, mince pies, mulled wine, children’s treasure hunt, face painting and activities.

At Hastings Contemporary:

Saturday 7th December 10am – 7.30pm

Sunday 8th December 11am – 5.30pm

Enjoy early & late shop opening * over the weekend. Browse unique art and eco-conscious gifts for all ages by local illustrators, artists and makers, and sustainability conscious suppliers including jewellery from Materia Rica and a range of ethical items from Shared Earth.

Drop in family craft activity for ticketed visitors during gallery opening hours (11am to 5pm) on both days. Up to 4 children per paying adult go free.

What will Hastings winters look like in the future of our changing planet? Unleash your inner activist and make your mark on a giant Surrealist collage in our Studio space, adding your own Victor Willing inspired winter Visions!

* Entry to the shop is free for all. Family craft activity for ticketed visitors from 11am – 5pm on both days. Galleries and cafe will open on usual schedule of 11am to 5pm.

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