Art groups 2
Editors Notes 3
Useful tel no’s 3 Happy 2010 to all CC members.
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
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
New Towner Open Exhibition Exhibition dates 3 April – 3 May
Have any of you entered for this and if so have you got in?
Flat 1 Do let us know.
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
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
email@example.com 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.
Deadline for ads, The world of reality has its 1
letters, and limits;
The world of imagination is
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; firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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 email@example.com
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
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
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
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
Story Exchange; every other week
Do you have stories that you'd like to share with others? Fact or
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
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
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.
Underground Theatre 1. Get some postcards printed. Great calling
Tidmas Townsend,Seaside rd EB cards, more effective for fast networking than
(Bags & packaging) a full portfolio.
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
painters & poets participate, makers meet
Samanthas Work Basket musicians and artists get together with actors!
(Sewing,wool,ribbons etc) Network at the artists cafes.
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
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;
The Yoga Life Studio, Enterprise
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
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
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
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
firstname.lastname@example.org www.artshut.com May tba
Call for Actors Dates, times, places subject
Professional actors wanted for new Theatre venture in Eastbourne. Also other
to change; contact me the
Contact Janet Rawson on 729428 or email email@example.com week before to check
New outlet for Artists & makers. Eden. details.
This is a beautiful shop, recently opened in Old Town, and
Florist, Children's clothing 0-14, gifts, cards & local arts and
Looking forward to the
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,
and created a lot of interest from
firstname.lastname@example.org 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,
Then time & place TBA on 11 ,