Summer Holidays: Wednesday Workshops for Children

27 Jul 2016 – 24 Aug 2016

Regular hours

11:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 17:00

Cost of entry

Admission to the gallery included in workshop price.

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Hastings Contemporary

England, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Hastings and St Leonards are served by the Stagecoach bus company, who run regular services from nearby towns and villages.
  • There are regular train services that run from London Victoria and London Charing Cross to Hastings. Direct trains to Hastings from Brighton and Ashford International run twice an hour.
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Wednesday afternoons during the summer holidays are family workshop days at Jerwood Gallery!


Artist Educator Emily Hedley will be running creative sessions in the Studio and galleries for children of primary school age, helping little people (and their big minders) unleash their inner artist.


Get creative with printing by playing with simple techniques from finger and hand printing to printing with leaves, cardboard and found objects. 

Wednesday 3 August, from 12.30-2pm

£8.50 per child 

Suitable for 3-10 year olds.


Join Joanne Gale, author of The Rare Monkey with the Colourful Bottom, on a creative journey exploring the gallery with rhythm and sound.

There will be lots of materials available to make your own music shaker to take home!
Wednesday 10 August, from 12.30-3pm

£12.50 per child 

Suitable for 3-10 year olds. 


Set sail around the gallery and become part of the story with Out of the Bag Theatre! Travel the seas on a galleon with a cargo of pineapples, discover pigs, palm trees and police helmets on a voyage to monkey island. At the helm, drama practitioner Rebecca Fifield.

Artist Educator Emily Hedley will also be on hand with craft materials to make your stories come alive. 

Wednesday 17 August, from 10am - 10.45am or 11am - 11.45am (please state which time slot you would like to attend when booking).

£5 per child, per session. 

Suitable for 0-10 year olds.  


When a fearsome pirate lands on the beach at Hastings what will he do? And where will he go? Join the Treasure Tots team for a magical gallery experience, full of storytelling, play and crafts all inspired by the current exhibitions. 

Wednesday 24 August, from 11am - 12pm or 1pm - 2pm (please state which time slot you would like to attend when booking).

£5 per child, per session (£2.50 for older siblings who would like to attend).

Suitable for 0-5 year olds.

Workshop entry fees include gallery admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all time (one accompanying adult per booking goes free).

Booking is essential as places are limited. To book, please call 01424 728377 during gallery opening hours.

Events are subject to availability and may be cancelled if minimum numbers are not reached so please book to avoid disappointment. Event tickets are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled, in which case you would be entitled to a full refund. In this instance a member of Jerwood Gallery staff will contact you to arrange the refund.


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