17 August to 1 September 2019

Artwave is the annual festival of artists and makers from Lewes, Seaford, Newhaven and surrounding villages. Artwave showcases and celebrates a wealth of creative talent, so why not explore this vibrant part of Sussex, meet the makers, and get inspired.

Community With Creativity Since 1993

Follow the trails and explore 140 artists studios, homes, galleries and workshops across Lewes, Newhaven, Seaford and the surrounding villages. This year we have a diverse range of practitioners showing jewellery, textiles, metalwork, ceramics, glass, craft, furniture, illustration, painting and printmaking. All venues are FREE to visit during opening Artwave opening times.

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This year we are proud to be working in partnership with Newhaven Festival, Seaford Contemporary Illustrators and Printmakers, and Lewes Depot to bring you inspiring events across the area. View our guide online for full details here.

Get Creative: Family Events

Artwave wants to inspire the next generation of artists with FREE family workshops this summer in Lewes, Seaford and Newhaven - perfect for the summer holidays.

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