Coastal Currents 2011

A Festival of Visual Arts

27 August – 30 September 2011, Hastings, St Leonards, & Rother

Coastal Currents invites artists from UK and beyond to develop a series of events, artists’ interventions, exhibitions and community projects that challenge, engage and inspire their audience.

This years festival aims to highlight key locations, histories and new cultural developments around the creative and resilient towns of Hastings & St Leonards.

In its 12th year Coastal Currents provides an exciting platform for artists, residents and visitors to explore and celebrate the towns’ thriving creative communities.

Coastal Currents opens on Saturday 27 August with Spotlight a bold launch event encompassing a wide-range of performances, interventions, projections, interactive events and an illuminated procession leading from the Stade Open Space.

Get involved

Submit a proposal to our open submission competition SPOTLIGHT:OPEN, take part in the popular Open Studios programme, register an event during September for inclusion in the festival brochure or become a festival volunteer.

Deadline: 3 June, 5pm

Submission forms now available to download from

Return to: Creative Coast at Coastal Currents 2011, Project Space @ Stade Hall,The Stade, Rock-a-Nore Rd, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3FJ

Talk to us
General festival enquiries – 07841757866 or
Open Studios – 07969390867 or
Adverts & Sponsorship –07826785315 or
Press & Communications- 07975872075 or

Coastal Currents 2011 is managed by Creative Coast on behalf of Hastings Borough Council.