Families & children

Tiny Towner: As High As A Mountain

Tue 17 Jul | Two sessions: 10.15am & 11.30am

Early years artist educators Octopus Inc. lead creative play for under 5s and their carers linked to themes in our exhibitions, with activities including storytelling, messy play & music making.

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I ♥ Eastbourne

Sat 28 Jul - Sun 29 Jul | 2.00 to 4.00pm

Join us to express why you love Eastbourne with graphic artist Maja Jones. Inspired by our current Arts Council Collection exhibition At Altitude, create seaside collectibles, play with typography and let the world know your passion for our town.

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Towner on the Beach with Sally Colledge

Sat 4 Aug - Sun 5 Aug | 11.00am to 5.00pm

Come and make art on the beach this summer! Join artist Sally Colledge in Beach Hut 37 on Eastbourne Seafront to take a bird’s eye view and make mirrored flying objects. Using a combination of physical and digital gain a new perspective on our environment.

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Family Film: Persepolis

Sun 12 Aug | 10.30am

Written and directed by Marjane Satrapi, with Vincent Paronnaud, from her autobiographical graphic novel of the same name, Persepolis tells the story of Marjane’s youth as a punk-loving teenager growing up in Iran. Moving to Europe in her teens to continue her chaotic education, Marjane begins to find her place in the world. Told in beautiful monochromatic black and white animation, Persepolis was the winner of the Jury prize and nominated for the Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival and Oscar-nominated for Best Animated Feature in 2007.

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Towner on the Beach with Ellen Love

Sat 1 Sep - Sun 2 Sep | 11.00am

Come and make art on the beach this summer! Join artist Ellen Love in Beach Hut 37 on Eastbourne Seafront to make marbled maps using natural materials, including sea water, to draw your own new world.

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I ♥ Eastbourne

Sat 1 Sep - Sun 2 Sep | 2.00 to 4.00pm

Join us to express why you love Eastbourne with graphic artist Maja Jones. Inspired by our current Arts Council Collection exhibition At Altitude, create seaside collectibles, play with typography and let the world know your passion for our town.

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