A Nation of Shopkeepers?

6 October - 30 November Café W Waterstones, 15 -16 Kings Walk, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1PH  Chris Coombes says of his exhibition: Are we a nation of shopkeepers, a title supposedly bequeathed upon us by the likes of Napoleon and Adam Smith? Are Hastings and St....

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Broken in Half and Beautiful

19 - 29 October Wednesday to Sunday 12-6pm Trinity 7 gallery, 7 Trinity Street, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1HG PV Date and Time: Evening of the 19th October 6.30 - 8pm Alma Haser has always found identical twins fascinating, as do most people. It is the incredible...

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Stillness in Motion

22 September - 29 November 2017 Private View: Friday 22 September 7:00-8:30pm Hastings Railway Station, Station Approach, Hastings TN34 1BA Stillness in Motion: a journey of captured moments in the landscapes of changing seasons An exhibition by Marybeth Haas These...

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Sea Road

23 September - 1 October Open Saturday & Sunday 1-5pm Electro Studios Project Space, Seaside Rd, St Leonards On Sea TN38 0AL Exhibiting Artists : Andrea G Artz, Colin Booth, Alexander Brattell, Karin-Marie Wach Four artists work with the medium of photography in a...

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3-28 October 2017 Open Tuesday to Saturday 1-6pm SOLARIS, 76 Norman Rd, St Leonards-on-Sea TN38 0EJ Saccades, rapid movements of the eye between fixation points, are the fastest movement the body can make. The rapid eye movements that occur during an important phase...

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End of the Beginning

3 - 15 October 2017 Open: Tuesday - Sunday 11am - 5pm Hastings Arts Forum, 36 Marina, Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38 0BU Preview Event: 6 October 6.30 – 8.30pm This exhibition showcases new work from Light into Matter, a collective formed from graduates of the University...

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Light And Dark

12-25 October 2017 Room 4.116 level 4, Sussex Coast College Station Approach, Hastings TN34 1BA Open 10-4pm, Monday to Saturday Preview Event: 13 October 5-7pm Light and Dark, features the work of two experienced photographic practitioners; Teresa Neal and Sharon...

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Fearful Symmetry

30 September - 11 November 2017 Tuesday – Saturday, 10am - 4pm (or by appointment) BlackShed Gallery, Russet Farm, Redlands Lane, Robertsbridge TN32 5NG Cowan-Gibson (working under the name of Ben Gibson) was formerly one of Britain's leading photojournalists. In 2003...

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Photology: David Campany writer, curator

23 October 2017 Monday 8-10pm £3 The Palace, 37 White Rock, Hastings TN34 1JL Capacity 70, please arrive early for a good seat. David Campany is a writer, curator and artist, working mainly with photography. David’s books include A Handful of Dust (2015), The Open...

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Photology: Brian Griffin Photographer

9 October 2017 Monday 8-10pm £3 The Palace, 37 White Rock, Hastings TN34 1JL Capacity 70, please arrive early for a good seat. Born in Birmingham in 1948 he has lived and worked as a photographer in London since 1972. Having, amongst others, enjoyed a solo show at the...

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Photology: Barry W Hughes Photographer

2 October 2017 Monday 8-10pm £3 The Palace, 37 White Rock, Hastings TN34 1JL Capacity 70, please arrive early for a good seat. Photographer, writer and publisher Barry W Hughes' works have been published and exhibited internationally, including solo shows in Ireland,...

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2016 Festival Events

Blood Lake - Still Point - Dark Matter
Blood Lake : Still Point : Dark Matter
St Mary in the Castle

Photographer Claire Land
St Mary in the Castle

Selected Works
Graze on Grand

Peter Kennard, Crushed Missile Rough 1980
Photology: Peter Kennard
JD Bar

John Stezaker, Mask XXXV 2007
Photology: John Stezaker & John Slyce
The Palace Emporium

Pierdom by Simon Roberts
Hastings Pier

East Sussex Modern
Electro Studios

Kings House: In Transition
King’s House, Hove

Photo Walk and Talk
ROOT 1066 Photo Walk
Queen’s Road

Edge by Lucinda Wells
Hastings Railway Station

Beyond Hastings by Joel Apps
Beyond Hastings
Silverhill Studios

Any Colour You like as Long As It’s Orange
Any Colour As Long As It’s Orange
Bottle Alley

I Am A Norman
Town Centre Bus Stops

Between Land and Sea by Lin Gregory
Between Land and Sea
Farley Farm Gallery, Chiddingly

Neptune III, Yann's CrewQuiberville, France, June 2016 by John Cole
The Fishing Communities of Quiberville & Hastings

Andrea Gartz Intransit
In Transit – East Sussex Open
Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne

The Working Lives of Hastings Fishermen
Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne

Reinvented by Karin Wach
Building Bridges, the Female Perspective
Tower Bridge, London

2015 Festival Events

Simon Roberts - Polyarnye Nochi. Russia, January 2005
Northern Russia
Baker Mamonova Gallery

Never Dark by Alexander Brattell
Never Dark
Observer Building

Teresa Neal
Pin-ups : A Sense of Place
Observer Building

Night Shift
Night Shift
St John the Evangelist

Paul Roberts
From Dwellings to Constellations
Observer Building

Photology with Andy Moxon
Photology : Andy Moxon
Observer Building

House of Life
Project 78 Gallery

Observer Buidling Residency and POP-UP
Residency : POP-UP
Observer Building

Wallflower 1 - Roz Cran
Hastings Railway Station

Art in Romney March : Landmarks
St George’s Church

Simon Roberts Pierdom
Jerwood Gallery

2014 Festival Events

2012 Festival Events

2010 Festival Events