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                         www.spanglefish.com/creativeco-opcommunity
Art groups         2
                         Jan-Feb-March-April    2010
Editors Notes     3
Useful tel no’s   3      Happy 2010 to all CC members.
Opportunities 4
                         News.
Artist Café dates 4      RegenerART The Empty Shops project in Eastbourne.
                         By the time this newsletter goes out, we should have installed
                         art in another three windows, including an ‘aquarium’ with
                         fishes made by children from the Bourne school, at 108
                         Seaside.. Any CC members who’d like to get involved with this
                         project please get in touch. We really need more volunteers!
                         and more artists. It involves cleaning the windows first, then
                         installing art. You can see pictures of the shops we’ve done so
The Creative             far on the website, or find us on Facebook. RegenerART will
                         also have an art trail for the
Co-Op
                         Eastbourne Festival
 is a group formed to
establish a supportive
                         This has been extended to run from 3rd - 25th April 2010. Would
    community and        anyone who is taking part give me the details of their
     network for all     show/open house please; it would be good to have some flyers
   Creative people.      of our own with a trail of CC artists/events.
    What ever your
                         More information about Eastbourne Festival can be found at
   Creative outlet is,
 Creative Co Op is for   www.eastbournefestival.co.uk
          you!
                         New Towner Open Exhibition Exhibition dates 3 April – 3 May
    Contact:
                         2010
    Tania Long
                         Have any of you entered for this and if so have you got in?
       Flat 1            Do let us know.
   13 Upperton
     Gardens,            Leaf Hall Community Arts Centre
   Eastbourne            This is becoming the real community arts center that
                         Eastbourne needs, and its in an area where its needed too, on
    BN21 2AA
                         Seaside. Gina Leonard has done an incredible job of renovating
     Telephone           this old building. It has two studio rooms on the ground floor
   01323 430538          which are for dance/pilates/yoga/workshops, a
tarniya2003@yahoo.c      kitchen/café/meeting space, storage space, and music room.
o.uk                     Upstairs is a large hall space, with mirrors and bars being
Contributions to         installed soon for dance. This will also become a theatre and
chat are                 performance space. Do go along and have a look, Gina is open
welcome.                 to all creative ideas, and also if you have any spare time for
Please take part         volunteering there it would be appreciated.

in your
newsletter!
Deadline for ads,          The world of reality has its                           1
letters, and               limits;
                           The world of imagination is
                                  Events
                                  Please send your events to me for inclusion in the next Chat by March 20th. I
Art groups                        would particularly like to know what people are doing for the festival.
Tuesdays.                         NOTE: unless otherwise stated, for all CC craft fair events,
Sovereign Harbour Art             contact
Group. Open to harbour and
non-harbour residents, from       Sharon Dinnie 01323 738745 Or email; shadinnie@yahoo.co.uk
5pm-8pm, at Sovereign             March Sun 7th. Creative Joy Workshops start at the daVinci hotel
Harbour Yacht Club.
Thursdays.                        with Tania.
Tutored art classes. At Christ    March 20th Jabajaba Chuffchuff story telling at Eden shop, Old
the King Hall, Princes Road,
                                  Town EB. 1pm.
from 10am-1pm. For more
information contact Angela        March 20th Magic Show. Leaf Hall Arts Centre. 7.30. £5 on the
on 07914884378 or                 night.
acrylic.art@amserve.com
Fridays.                          April 3rd.Start of Eastbourne Festival.
Seaford Art Club. Meets at St     No Creative Co-op event for this due to lack of interest! Come
Peter's church hall at 1.45pm.
For more information call
                                  on,next year do it!
Alan Clark on 893642.             April 3rd Tania Long at the Underground Theater coffee morning.
Eastbourne Photographic           10am-12.
Society. Meets at Eastbourne
Blind Society, Longstone          April 6th - 25th FantaSea Art with a Heart Show. At Leaf
Road, at 7.30pm. Call             HallCommunity Arts Centre, Seaside, Eastbourne. 11am-4pm Mon-
728167 for more information.
Alternate Thursdays               Sunday. Performance paintings each weekend. Part of EB Festival.
Art evenings at Arlington         See www.spanglefish.com/fantaseaart for details.
village hall from 7pm-9pm.
Open to all - discuss artists
                                  Sunday May 2nd CC I Made This Fair. Cavendish Hotel, Grand Parade,
and exhibitions, work on          Eastbourne. £15. Contact shadinnie@yahoo.co.uk
individual or group projects      Book in advance for Sunday December 5th details as above.
in your own medium.
Untutored and informal. £2        Friday 28 May - Monday 31 May. Black Horse Festival. Pestalozzi
per session. Call 485153.         International Village, Ladybird Lane, Sedlescombe, East Sussex,
1066 Knitwits knitting and
crochet guild meets 4th           TN33 0UF. Stalls available.
Thursday each month 2-4pm,        http://www.blackhorsefestival.org.uk
St Andrew’s Church Hall,          Other events coming up; Please contact Sharon if you are interested in any of
Wickham Av, Bexhill.
Knitting, crochet and other       these events as they need to be booked in advance. Sharon says;
needlecrafts in company.          ‘Some will be using my gazebo which takes three tables comfortably, others are indoors
216065 for further details.       and in craft marquees. Depending on how many wish to do each event, we may have to
SUNDAY                            share table space. Prices will vary, although I probably wouldn't book anything which will
Bexhill Artists’ Workspace,       be more than £25 per person per day.’
1st Sunday each month May         April 10th &11th Lancing college
to September, Colonnade,
10am-4pm.                         May 29, 30 &31st Cuckoo fair
The Eastbourne Group -            June 19/20th stone cross garden
Contempory artists
Professional and semi-            July 10th Uckfield big day out
professional artists interested   July 18th, 19th 20th Arlington art and crafts
in joining the group please
                                  July 24th &25th Hastings T&C show
contact:
The Membership Secretary:         July 31st & 1st August Eastbourne T&C show, Bently wild fowl
Shirley Smith, 1 Russells         (Wealden Craftworkers), Lammass fair,Eastbourne
Cottages, 1 Watts Lane,
Eastbourne, BN21 1NR              August 29th-31st Herstmonceux castle
Telephone: 01323 648398           August 28th, 29th, 30th Rudgwick steam show
Email:
shirleyseagullsmith@yahoo.c
                                  Sept 11th &12th Laughton show
o.uk                              Regular monthly events; every month/bi weekly
                                  Eastbourne Artists & Art Lovers Group Social group set up and
                                  hosted by Simon Smith. Free. Contact Simon for more info on
                                  simon@simonsmith.co.uk
                                                                                                  2
                                  Story Exchange; every other week
                                  Do you have stories that you'd like to share with others? Fact or
                                   Winning Tips
Creative Chat. page 3              Don't just dust off your old display and start the new season...
                                   look at it like you never saw it before and decide what changes
                                   could be done to give you a show & sell look.
Useful phone numbers;              Motivate multiple sales with lifestyle/home settings that show
Albany (Lions) Hotel               functional uses of your products, no matter what you sell.
722788                             Show and sell new ways to use your product.
Eastbourne Town hall
415034
                                   Use Professional hang tags, signs, business cards, price tags and
Cavendish Hotel                    brochures.
410222                             Use cross-merchandising to insure multiple sales.
Winter Gardens                     Include your show schedule with complete contact information,
415500                             as a bag stuffer with every sale and as free hand-outs to browsers.
Community Wise                     Reach out and be involved in community causes. Garner free
722924
Eastbourne College
                                   editorial through press releases about your business.
452255                             Think about who your target audience is. For example, if you
Planahead                          were selling food your target would be a hungry crowd.
Artist materials & printing
10% discount for CC members!
07795 563253                       Five New years Resolutions for Creatives.
01323 430007
Underground Theatre                   1. Get some postcards printed. Great calling
735326
Tidmas Townsend,Seaside rd EB            cards, more effective for fast networking than
(Bags & packaging)                       a full portfolio.
734240
                                      2. Open your house during EB festival or have
Creativity Cards & Crafts
439769                                   exhibit/event during the festival.
Yarn Over                             3. Make contact with somebody doing something
(For all your knitting desires)
                                         different to you. Its more exciting when
www.yarnover.org.uk
                                         painters & poets participate, makers meet
01323 301153
Samanthas Work Basket                    musicians and artists get together with actors!
(Sewing,wool,ribbons etc)                Network at the artists cafes.
430390
                                      4. Call the arts officer at your local council.
Camilla’s Book Shop
736001                                   (Have we got one yet?!)Ask to be kept informed
Sovereign Radio                          of opportunities to exhibit, network or run
01323 442700
Little Polka Cafe                        workshops in your area.
01323 729622                          5. Get your work seen by more people. Think
Manna                                    about setting up your own website.
(Gemstones & beads)
732560                                   CC members, get your images & blurb to me so I
Artwatch News                            can set you up your own page on the Co-op site;
07740 941734
The Yoga Life Studio, Enterprise
                                         members page.
Centre EB
07812 05274                        Make art accessible. You can lose a lot of time and
Hastings Arts Forum
36, Marina, St.Leonards,           motivation if you have to dig your art supplies out of
East Sussex, TN38 0BU              storage and set it all up every time you want to
01424 201636
                                   create. Make space, even if it's just putting a box of
  We make a living by what         painting materials beside your sofa and painting when
  we get, we make a life by        you are watching TV. It is a lot easier if you have a
  what we give.                    dedicated studio space, but not essential. There are
  Sir Winston Churchill            lots of organizational units that can keep your
                                   supplies at hand but out of sight when not in use.
                                   Manage your time. Schedule art into your life the
                                   same way you would with exercise or mealtime.                3
                                   (Exercise?!!! My idea of house work is to sweep the room with a
                                   glance…)
Opportunities                                                                  Social & Fun Events
Call for Stall Holders
Love Studios Market, London Road, St Leonards                                  Come along to our Artists
 For further details, please telephone 07851 417326,                           Cafe’s and get chatting to other
 email theloveshopuk@ googlemail. com, or visit Ed
or Katherine at Love, 40 Norman Road, St Leonards.
                                                                               artists/makers. Open to all, Non
                                                                               members welcome too. Lots of
Insurance for Artists                                                          reference art & craft books &
Artists Newsletter provide public liability insurance especially               magazines at 13 Upperton
designed for artists/ makers to the value of £5million, for
                                                                               Gardens you can browse for
approximately £35 a year- which includes a free subscription to
AN magazine. Details can be found at: http://www.a-                            ideas or technical help. CC
n.co.uk/air/topic/437351                                                       members are welcome to access
You can also get insurance for your artwork, studio, tools etc,                the library/resources any time;
starting at £28.                                                               please phone first. Donations
With most outdoor events and a lot of indoor ones now insisting                appreciated if using
on insurance, this is an essential bargain for any artist/maker who
                                                                               printer/laminator.
wants to exhibit regularly.
Artist and Makers Wanted- Herstmonceux
'Arts Hut' the studio gallery of Anna Wilson-Patterson in the village of       Artist Cafes;
Herstmonceux, East Sussex is looking for more local artists and makers
The Gallery has a unifying theme of 'rural' art, selling original drawings,    MON 8th March
prints and paintings, plus a range of smaller items including glass,           13 Upperton Gardens 5.30-
ceramics, textiles, leather, wood and greeting cards.
There is an enclosed cottage garden for a sculptor to exhibit larger pieces    7pm
between March and October.
For an Application Form please email
                                                                                April tba
anna@artshut.com www.artshut.com                                                May tba
Call for Actors                                                                Dates, times, places subject
Professional actors wanted for new Theatre venture in Eastbourne. Also other
opportunities.
                                                                               to change; contact me the
Contact Janet Rawson on 729428 or email janettictac@uwclub.net                 week before to check
New outlet for Artists & makers. Eden.                                         details.
This is a beautiful shop, recently opened in Old Town,                         and
Eastbourne.
Florist, Children's clothing 0-14, gifts, cards & local arts and
                                                                               Looking forward to the
crafts.                                                                        summer!
Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Sat: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm                            ART OUTS
52 Ocklynge Road,                                                              These were great fun last year for
Eastbourne, East Sussex
                                                                               those of us that took part in them,
BN21 1PR
                                                                               and created a lot of interest from
01323 417680
 sales@edenfusion.co.uk                                                        the passing public. We invited
Proprietors Jackie and Sarah.                                                  people to join in and ‘have a go’.
                                                                               Come along, bring your paints,
                                                                               pencils, beads, knitting, musical
                                                                               instrument or whatever your
                                                                               creative bent is, and just do it. As
                                                                               long as we are not selling stuff,
                                                                               ‘obstructing the highway’, ‘making a
                                                                               nuisance(?) of ourselves’ or ‘being a
                                                                               fire hazard’ (the mind boggles) its
                                                                               fine, we’re just ‘busking’.
                                                                               June Friday 4th,
                                                                               At the Wish Tower garden,
                                                                               11am,                       4
                                                                                                          th
                                                                               Then time & place TBA on 11 ,
                                                                               18th, 25th

				
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