Families & children

Tiny Towner: Shadow Lands

Tue 26 Jun | 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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Tiny Towner: Rocks Pebbles And Stones

Tue 3 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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Towner on the Beach

Sat 7 Jul - Sun 8 Jul | 11.00am

Come and make art on the beach this summer! On the first weekends in July, August and September, Towner is taking over one of Eastbourne’s classic Beach […]

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Tiny Towner: Maps And Mats

Tue 10 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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Family Film: The Breadwinner

Sun 15 Jul | 10.30am

The Breadwinner, adapted from Deborah Ellis’ well-regarded young-adult novel, tells the story of eleven-year-old Parvana living in Afghanistan under Taliban rule. After her father is wrongfully imprisoned, Parvana must cut her hair short and dress like a boy to provide for her family. Drawing inspiration from the fantastical stories she tells for her little brother, Parvana sets out to find her father and reunite her family.

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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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Towner on the Beach

Sat 4 Aug - Sun 5 Aug | 11.00am

Come and make art on the beach this summer! On the first weekends in July, August and September, Towner is taking over one of Eastbourne’s classic Beach […]

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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

Sat 1 Sep - Sun 2 Sep | 11.00am

Come and make art on the beach this summer! On the first weekends in July, August and September, Towner is taking over one of Eastbourne’s classic Beach […]

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