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Art Store Tour

Alternate Sundays

Guided by one of our knowledgeable gallery team, you will learn about the story of Towner’s impressive art collection, from the original Victorian bequest to recent acquisitions of works by contemporary artists.


Open Ended

First Tuesday of every month

A monthly exploration of our collection and exhibitions designed to support those with memory loss.


First Thursdays

Thu 05 Mar, 5.00 pm

Join us on the first Thursday of every month as we throw open our doors until 9pm for a twilight gallery experience alongside talks, live music, film and networking.


Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Sun 08 Mar, 2.00 pm | Thu 12 Mar, 7.15 pm

We are celebrating International Women’s Day 2020 with the critically-acclaimed documentary, Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am. The film offers an artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the legendary storyteller and Nobel prize-winner.


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Spirited Away

Mon 13 Apr, 1.00 pm

One of the most beloved of the Studio Ghibli features, directed by Japanese animation heavyweight Hayao Miyazaki, Spirited Away is a magical story which enchants children and adults alike.



The Dead + Q&A with the director

Thu 27 Feb, 7.00 pm

US Air Force engineer, stranded in Africa, must battle the living dead to survive. This screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Howard J. Ford, hosted by Cult Film Club’s Dr Adrian Smith.


The Lighthouse

Sat 29 Feb, 2.00 pm | Sat 29 Feb, 7.00 pm | Sun 01 Mar, 2.00 pm | ...

Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson go head to head as two sparring lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.


A Bigger Splash

Sat 29 Feb, 4.30 pm | Thu 05 Mar, 7.00 pm

Coinciding with the launch of Alan Davie and David Hockney: Early Works, opening on 15 February, experience this new 4K restoration of Jack Hazan’s intimate and innovative narrative-nonfiction portrait of David Hockney.


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South East Creatives Workshop

Fri 20 Mar | Sat 21 Mar

A further opportunity to join the Workshop + Mentoring Programme with our partner South East Creatives, a business development initiative supporting the creative, cultural and digital sector in the South East area.


South East Creatives Surgeries

Tue 24 Mar | Tue 28 Apr

One-to-one sessions for the cultural, creative and digital sectors to find out more about how the South East Creatives initiative can help you and your business grow and thrive.


South East Creatives Co-Workplace

Tue 24 Mar, 10.00 am | Tue 28 Apr, 10.00 am

As part of our role as Cultural Hub, Towner Eastbourne are offering free desk space to small businesses and sole-traders in the creative sector.