Artwave 2019

17 August - 1 September


This summer Artwave will showcase some of the very best creative talent from across the local area, taking place over three weekends.

The festival will give art lovers the chance to discover new artists, meet the makers, and buy direct from them.
The diverse range of work on show includes jewellery, painting, sculpture, printmaking, textiles, ceramics, metalwork, photography and performance art. 

Follow the trails around Lewes, Newhaven, Seaford and surrounding villages to visit artists and makers in their studios, homes, galleries and workshops.

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Full website coming early July

Pick up your free guide from Lewes and Seaford Tourist Information Centres from early July or join the mailing list to receive a copy online 


Apply now to exhibit work at Lewes Depot

It’s not too late to take part in this years Artwave! Lewes Depot will be hosting an open exhibition of art created around the theme of  ‘play’.


Artists of all ages and levels of experience are invited to submit works in any medium. Deadline for entries is Tuesday 30 July at 5pm.

Click here to find out more and apply now.


Take Part in the 2019 Newhaven Open Call

Following their successful show from last year, Newhaven Open Call is back for 2019! Take part by creating a new piece of art about the town of Newhaven.


Artists and non-artists are invited to submit work in any medium. Please read the full criteria on their website. Deliver your artwork to The Ship Hotel in Newhaven on Sunday 18 August from 11am - 3pm.
Click here to find out more.

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