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

Teachers’ Sanctuary: Clay


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

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Hastings Old Town Christmas Shopping Weekend


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


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, 2020: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free First Tuesday – February


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

Youth Climate Strike
Sat February 8, 2020: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Creativity in Protest


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

Fri February 21, 2020: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Press Play Films Half Term Animation Workshop


Anne Ryan inspired drop off children's workshop using clay, paper cutouts, cameras and animation software.

Sat February 22, 2020: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sonic Arts Collaborative Composition Workshop- Johanna Bramli


Sonics 2020 - Hastings Fat Tuesday Festival: Collaborative Composition Workshop with Johanna Bramli. Age 8+

Sun February 23, 2020: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Music and the Doing Revolution + Endlesss workshop – Tim Exile


Sonics 2020 - Hastings Fat Tuesday Festival: Music and the Doing revolution + Endlesss workshop - Tim Exile

Tue March 3, 2020: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free First Tuesday – March


Free First Tuesday March featuring live music from Hayley Savage. Free to all from 4-8pm.

Sat March 7, 2020: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sushi Yādo Supper Club

Sushi Yādo is our sustainable sushi supper club by the sea, hosted by Boatyard.

Mon March 16, 2020: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Teachers’ Sanctuary: Unwind

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

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Baby Sense – POSTPONED

A top to toe sensory drop in session. Adults and babies alike explore the gallery spaces before they are open to the public. Suitable for babies who are not yet confidently walking. Older siblings welcome.

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Little Adventures – POSTPONED

Little Adventures is our brand-new Early Years programme, designed to follow on from our incredibly popular Baby Sense sessions. With interactive story telling - a very popular session - booking essential.

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Popular art history course exploring the gallery's current exhibitions and artists. Led by Julian Day. From February 2020.

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Mysterious Landscapes – POSTPONED

Lecture by Nigel Caple examining landscape works by the three Modern British artists featured in the Age of Turmoil exhibition: Spencer, Sutherland and Burra.

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Gallery Yoga – POSTPONED

A unique yoga experience in the main gallery space hosted by Hannah Caney of Hastings Old Town Yoga - voted best yoga studio in Sussex. Sunday mornings.

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Studio-on-Sea – POSTPONED

Our new Studio-on-Sea programme gives participants the opportunity to immerse themselves in our latest exhibitions whilst developing new artistic skills and techniques, as part of a single, intensive, workshop day.

Artist Anne Ryan in her studio
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Artist’s Talk: An Evening with Anne Ryan – CANCELLED

Join exhibiting artist Anne Ryan for an intimate insight into her working practice and the inspiration behind Earthly Delites and The Studio at 4 a.m

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