Talks, tours & events

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.

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Eastbourne Sketchers

Sat 01 Feb, 2.30 pm | Sat 15 Feb, 2.30 pm

Eastbourne Sketchers is a free group run by members of the community for people who love to sketch from real life. Everyone is welcome, artist or beginner, we can all learn from and be inspired by each other.

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Open Ended

First Tuesday of every month

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

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First Thursdays

Thu 06 Feb, 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.

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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’.

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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.

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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.

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