England's Creative Coast artworks

In 2021, seven new site-specific artworks by seven international contemporary artists - Andreas Angelidakis, Mariana Castillo Deball, Holly Hendry, Jasleen Kaur, Katrina Palmer, Pilar Quinteros and Michael Rakowitz – will connect the coastline of Essex, Kent and East Sussex and the world-class arts organisations in these places. ​ ​

Ratio - 7:9
Ratio - 7:9

Waterfronts is curated by Tamsin Dillon and will be set in the landscape of Margate, Folkestone, Hastings, Bexhill-on-Sea, Eastbourne, Gravesend and Southend-on-Sea. The artworks take the border between land and water as their inspiration.

See and do
Planned itineraries

Thinking of embarking on your very own cultural adventure along the South East coast, but not sure where to start? Take a look at one of our inspirational itineraries, carefully curated to help you make the very most of your trip to England's Creative Coast, before during and after the 7 new outdoor artworks arrive in 2021...

7 new artworks for Kent, Essex and Sussex
Events and attractions

From a self-guided trail finding 7 new outdoor artworks to expert-guided gallery tours, fabulous food spots and places to rest your head, browse our selection of days out and places to stay, and start planning your cultural escape.

England's Creative Coast artworks

Cement Fields

Mid range
England's Creative Coast artworks

Creative Folkestone & Folkestone Artworks

Budget
England's Creative Coast artworks

De La Warr Pavilion

England's Creative Coast artworks

Hastings Contemporary

England's Creative Coast artworks

Holly Hendry - Invertebrate, Bexhill

England's Creative Coast artworks

Katrina Palmer - 'Hello' - for Southend-on-Sea

England's Creative Coast artworks

NetPark and Metal Culture

Mid range
England's Creative Coast artworks

Towner Eastbourne

England's Creative Coast artworks

Turner Contemporary Gallery

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