21 May – Subversive Catwalk:

A:dress catwalk 6 photo by Anita J McKenzie

Women, Fast Fashion and Climate Crisis led by Artist Maggie Scott and a:dress.fashion Date: Sunday 21 May, 2.00 p.m. –  5.00 p.m. Location: Hastings Contemporary, Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings Old Town, TN34 3DW A fun, inclusive workshop on how to challenge the fast fashion industry with a catwalk show of upcycled fashion. Fashion  is the second most-polluting industry in the … Read more

24th May – African Caribbean Seaside Memories workshop

Mrs Brown siting in a deckchair and grand son at the beach

Create a collage artwork using scrapbooking techniques Date: Wednesday 24th May 10.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. Location: Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, John’s Place, Bohemia Road, Hastings TN34 1ET This creative workshop is linked to the WE OUT HERE art exhibition showing at Hastings Contemporary 1st April – 4th June 2023. The exhibition features six artists of … Read more

30th May – ‘The Black Presence in Crafts’ Panel discussion

To the left large photo of Rose Sinclair, next to that four smaller images in a 2x2 grid. top row: left to right Paul Hope, Maggie Scott. bottom row: Elaine Mullings and Lorna Hamilton-Brown

Hosted by Rose Sinclair Chair, Crafts Council’s Equity Council   Date: –  Tuesday 30th May, 7.00 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. Location: Zoom online event Responding to questions from Panel Host Rose Sinclair, WOH Artists’ Lorna Hamilton-Brown, Paul Hope, Elaine Mullings and Maggie Scott will explore themes related to the ‘The Black Presence in Crafts’.  

2nd June – QUEER OUT HERE – Workshop

WOH Queer Out Here

Exploring the connections between queerness, art and race. Date: Friday 2nd June Time: 7.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m. Location: Afri-Co-Lab, 3, Marine Court, Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38 0DX Are you part of the local Black LGBTQIA+ community and looking for a friendly and welcoming space to chat about art? Then join WE OUT HERE for a free … Read more

3rd June – Conversations over Tea 2

Conversations over Tea – performance 2

Performance 2 Date: Saturday 3rd June, 3 p.m. – 4..00 p.m. Location: Hastings Contemporary, Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings Old Town, TN34 3DW Since relocating to the UK in 2019 from Trinidad and Tobago, the artist Richard Mark Rawlins has been using his practice as a bridge to his (metaphorically speaking) Afro-Caribbean cousins, with whom, he feels a sense of familiarity and kinship … Read more