Talks, tours & events

Artist Talk: Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva

Thu 02 Apr, 6.00 pm

Join Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva for a talk on her most recent work and residency at Luxelakes A4 Museum in Chengdu, China. Hadzi-Vasileva will share her experiences of international projects, providing insight into how to source opportunities and create a proposal for residency programmes. 


First Thursdays

Thu 02 Apr, 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.


100 Years of Hats

Sun 05 Apr, 3.00 pm

In this illustrated talk Angela Elliott of Elliotts Millinery will take you on a journey through 100 Years of Womens Hats from 1860 to 1960.


The Bavard Bar

Second Wednesday of every month

We're delighted to be welcoming The Bavard Bar to our regular programme. On every second Wednesday of the month three regular people will speak about their passions for 15 minutes each. Plus, enjoy the delights of audience wild cards, including the ‘KP Lite’ challenge, ‘Oojah Kappivvy’ and ‘Bohemia Road’.


Perspectives on… The Berwick Church Murals

Tue 14 Apr, 2.00 pm

A chance to view our collection of sketches produced by Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell in preparation for their murals in Berwick Church. Your guide, Terry Henson, will invite you to view these delicate works on paper and explore the context and creative process behind the mural commission.


South East Creatives Surgeries

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 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.


EDGE Lecture: William Nicholson

Wed 29 Apr, 6.00 pm

Inspirational lecture and Q&A with William Nicholson, award-winning screenwriter and novelist. Part of EDGE Lecture series.


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.