Archive 2011 category: SPOTLIGHT

SPOTLIGHT – is an ambitious evening of performance

[ August 27, 2011; 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Saturday 27 August, 4pm-10pm, FREE, All welcome Spotlight is an ambitious evening of bold, experimental and specially-commissioned, performances, installations and interactive activities parading along the seafront from St Leonards to Hastings on Saturday 27th August. Join is this August Bank Holiday and celebrate the opening of this years Coastal Currents Visual [...]

Liquid Glass

[ August 27, 2011; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] An intriguing visual & audio installation inspired by the disused Victorian Turkish Baths/ Glass Factory on West Hill Road, St leonards Gardens. Sound-artist James Brewster will create an interactive sound-installation that fuses together the building’s dual history. After the end of its original working life, the spa building was then used as a factory for [...]

Bohemia Ukulele Orchestra

[ August 27, 2011; 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Throughout Bottle Alley in a linear formation 12 Ukuleles will gradually play the C6 chord creating a powerful crescendo. Tune your Ukulele GCEA and join in on monster C6 chord. Bottle Alley, Hastings Promenade Email:

Songcycle- From Pier to Eternity

[ August 27, 2011; 5:00 pm to 8:45 pm. ] The “From Pier to Eternity” bike rides with sound and illuminations have been a popular feature of Coastal Currents since 2009. This year, From Pier to Eternity are creating a new multi-channel bike soundsystem for the Spotlight procession, along with some amazing decorated bikes. They will join the procession from the Pier onwards, and perform [...]

The Tiny Travelling Tightwire Show! By Dizzy O’ Dare

[ August 27, 2011; 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Join the precession as “The Tiny Travelling Tightwire Show!” rolls into town! Watch Kennington and his assistant Poppet the Puppet as they chance their feet on the tightwire. This is a fun and entertaining, roaming tightwire show for all ages. An innovative approach to puppetry performed on a mobile tricycle by one of the leading tightwire artists [...]

Smalls: Jenny Edbrooke

[ August 27, 2011; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Funny, sad, moving and at times challenging, Smalls is an intimate performance that provides an enchanting and amusing insight into the complex world of undergarments. Audiences of five are invited to peek up Jenny’s voluminous skirt made entirely of bras and knickers and explore its hidden gems and saucy secrets. Mixing sound installation with live [...]

Cabinet of Wonder- Theatrical Life Drawing

[ August 27, 2011; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Cabinet of Wonder- participate in a theatrical life-drawing session from a Romany wagon with the Brighton Life Drawing Sessions. Free drawing materials provided. Stade Open Space, The Stade, Rock-a-Nore Rd, Hastings, TN34 3FJ

BuildBrighton- LED Badge Making

[ August 27, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Join BuildBrighton to create free customisable luminescent pin badges, that emit visible colours and non-visible infra-red light. The badges will interact with other badges changing colour and pattern based on the wearers’ interaction with each other physically. Participate in Spotlight and spread light and love throughout the night! Stade Hall, The Stade, Rock-a-Nore Rd, Hastings, TN34 [...]

Taster Exhibition

[ August 27, 2011; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] A selected taster exhibition of this years festival artists, curated by festival organisers Creative Coast. Featuring selection of work from a mixture of disciplines including; painting, sculpture, installation, photography and film. 7pm- 8.30pm – Stade Hall, The Stade, Rock-a-Nore Rd, Hastings, TN34 3FJ Exhibition continues until 4 September; open Tuesday- Sunday 10-4pm

PLAY by Charlotte Lambert-Gorwyn, David Francis & Abigail Wharne

[ August 27, 2011; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Freely participate in a range of traditional seaside games for all the family, from flying kites, chalk drawings, and having your picture in a fun seaside character board. 7pm- 8.30pm - Stade Open Space, The Stade, Rock-a-Nore Rd, Hastings, TN34 3FJ Saturday 10 & 17 September, 1-4pm – Free PLAY - Meet outside the Stade Hall at [...]