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Drawing Life

Free

Life drawing sessions for those living with dementia. This drop in session is hosted by Drawing Life in Hastings Contemporary's studio space.

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Drink & Draw

£12

A monthly creative workshop (with drinks!) in Hastings Contemporary's Studio space, led by a different artist each session. Suitable for ages 18+.

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Hastings Storytelling Festival

Monday August 5th - Friday August 9th. Hastings Storytelling Festival has been enriching the town since 2011 through a series of high profile events and workshops, championed by our shared patron, Sir Quentin Blake.

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LitFest

Hastings Contemporary are delighted to welcome back Litfest, for two adult, professional creative writing workshops in our Studio space

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Art Meditation: Walter & Zoniel

A four-stage journey through relaxation, awareness, connection and empowerment in or main gallery space, pre-public opening.

Sun September 29, 2019: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

David Bomberg’s School of Thick Paint: A Master Painter and His Students

£8 – £10

An illustrated lecture in Hastings Contemporary's Studio by historian, writer and artist Kate Aspinall.

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Place, Space & Colour – Two St Ives Artists

£8 – £10

Place, Space and Colour – Two St Ives Artists. Lectures on Peter Lanyon and Patrick Heron by poet and art historian Colin Pink.
November 16th & 23rd

Sun December 1, 2019: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Museum Shop Sunday

Free

Celebrate the uniqueness of museum and gallery shops. Book, print & original artwork signing by local illustrators Jo Williamson and Guy Callaby at 2pm. Drop in family craft activity for gallery visitors.

Tue December 3, 2019: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free First Tuesday December Special

Free

Free First Tuesday December Special featuring live music from Pepe Belmonte & The Shady Pines. Free to all from 4-8pm.

Thu December 5, 2019: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Teachers’ Sanctuary: Clay

£8

A special event for Primary and Secondary teachers and teaching assistants.

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Hastings Old Town Christmas Shopping Weekend

Free

Community led Hastings Old Town event, encouraging support for independent retailers, local artists and makers. Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th December.

Mon December 9, 2019: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Members Festive Event

Free

Open to all Hastings Contemporary Members.

Sat December 14, 2019: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

In Conversation with Nick Willing & John McEwen

£15 – £18

In Conversation with writer, director and son of Victor Willing & Paula Rego, Nick Willing - and writer and art critic John McEwen.

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Performance Art

Hastings Contemporary were excited to host two unique, sold out performance events earlier this year, in our gallery space

Tue February 4: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free First Tuesday – February

Free

Free First Tuesday February featuring live music from Jason McNiff. Free to all from 4-8pm.

Youth Climate Strike
Sat February 8: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Creativity in Protest

Free

Workshop for young people exploring the power of creativity in protest. Age 8+

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