Exhibitions

Apart Group Latest Works

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Film

Wicked Little Letters

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Exhibitions

Radovan Nehrer presents Nero - Trees of Life

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Talks

Art & Artists 3 with Richard Dean

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Talk: Art Decades

13 June: Grazing in the Grass - the irresistible rise of the music festival.

Combining documentary footage and striking contemporary images, this talk charts the progress of the music festival in popular music culture.

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Family Art Club - Plant Sculptures

13 June: Create plant sculptures inspired by Nero in the exhibition spaces. Family Art Club is for children of any age who like to be creative and want to enjoy it with parents, guardians or grandparents in a supportive and inspiring space. 

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Monthly Oils Club

14 June, 12 July, 9 August: These sessions are open to anyone who has always wanted to try oil painting, or, are already using oils but want to spend some time in the company of other oil painters, developing and continuing to learn how to get the most out of this medium. 

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The Art of Abstract Composition: Coastal Expression

23 June: Ever wondered why some abstract paintings just 'work'? The objective of this course is to discover the structures that make an abstract painting more balanced and interesting.

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Our Shop supporting local creatives

See our range of cards, prints, ceramics, glassware, homeware, bags, t-shirts, accessories and craft kits for kids. Many of our products are designed and made locally and sustainably.

The Whitstable Seaside Guide commissioned by The Horsebridge is now in stock.

Art Bank accessible art materials for all

We collect unwanted arts and crafts materials (and books) and offer these on a “pay what you can basis” along with using some of the materials in Art Bank Live! sessions where you can try something new in an informal, supportive session.

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Become a FRIEND of The Horsebridge

Becoming a FRIEND not only gives you great benefits, but it really does support and benefit& us too.

With your support and donations we are able to open 6 days a week. You support us delivering youth and teen projects all year and we can provide accessible activities and community events.

Hire a room

Did you know we have rooms and spaces available for hire at incredibly reasonable rates at the centre?

Whether you are looking for a one-to-one meeting space, a creative space for workshops and demonstrations or somewhere to take the team away for the day we have spaces that can fit up to 220 people. You can also hire multiple rooms to create break out spaces at different times of the day.

Better still we are in a fantastic location right by the sea and in the heart of Whitstable. A chance for a working from home team to meet up and work together?

Prices start from £15 an hour, and you can hire as a one off or make regular bookings. We have facilities you'd expect like WiFi and our team can make sure the room furniture is setup before you arrive.

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SUPPORT

Your support has made so many of our past events, projects and everyday activities possible. Projects like the 2022 Jubilee community celebrations and ongoing Art Bank along with our regular activities like Young Makers Club and volunteer sessions are only possible because of the donations we receive and regular support of our amazing Friends.

Text Donate

Did you know you can support our work right now from your phone? Just text WEBGIVE and the amount to 70085.

To donate £5 text WEBGIVE 5 to 70085.

This costs your donation amount  plus a standard rate message.

Become a Friend

Join our Friends scheme and not only are you supporting our work, but you also get benefits including discounts in our shop and the Whitstable Produce Store on Harbour Street cafe menu. From just £25 for an individual per year.

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