Past exhibitions

An archive of some past exhibitions in the centre's gallery spaces. The exhibtiions showcase work from a wide range of artists as well as art, heritage and community projects curated by The Horsebridge.

Find out more about ourupcoming exhibitions. The galleries are free to visit and are open to public every day apart from the first and last day of the exhibition dates which are dedicated installation and de-installation days.

Lino Print - An Exhibition of Relief Prints

A Large Group Show In 2019, The Horsebridge began working collaboratively with Whitstable artist Ben Dickson to bring together a group of artists who use relief printing as a fine art medium.

Shoreline

Irene Southon, Lindsay Wilkinson and Sue Moreton Through their work, the artists explore the colours and textures of the East Kent Shoreline and in particular their local area of Whitstable.

At Memory's Edge

Fishslab Collective Memory is an individual’s perception of a real event; remembering, lost, forgotten, buried, sweet, bitter, sad or happy, but often imperfect images. Artists will explore and respond to this theme.

Pudding Pan Rock

Young History Makers The Young History Makers combine heritage and contemporary arts in an exciting new exhibition as they unravel the mystery of how hundreds of little red roman pots ended up on the Whitstable and Herne Bay sea bed.

Beyond the Mundane

Natasha Pearl Encompassing work from the previous two decades and including new unseen work this exhibition looks at the theme of there being something else that exists beyond ourselves that is magical and mysterious.

Spring Show

Estelle Jourd Reflecting a lifetime spent in Whitstable by the sea, Estelle's work mainly focuses on the sea and sky. The atmosphere created by the weather conditions throughout the year feature in this solo show of oil on canvas.

WORK

Stephanie Brunton and Colin Whitaker The theme of WORK is explored in different ways by the two artists through a series of paintings and prints.

Capture The Moment

Debra Ivens Debra Ivens is a British artist who draws inspiration from the seascapes and landscapes of Southern England. Her paintings are in turn abstract and realist, yet always engaging and whimsical.

SLOW STITCH The practice of mindful and contemplative textile art

Slow Stitch Group SLOW STITCH is a collaborative show reflecting the personal creative journeys of a number of local participants of the SLOW stitch course, taught over the last 3 years at the Horsebridge Arts Centre by artist and teacher Yvonne Fuchs.

A Fresh StART

The Whitstable School A Level Fine Art, Photography & Textiles 6th form students at the Whitstable School and The Horsebridge Arts Centre have co-curated A FRESH START as part of their A level, Fine Art, Photography and Textiles courses. Supported by the David Family Foundation

7 minutes to An Ocean of Calm (an immersive experience)

Victoria Jane Leith What happens when you take 7 minutes out of your day to listen to a piece of music and immerse yourself in a simple blue ocean or sky-scape? What if we just…stopped for a few minutes each day?

Collective

Liz Wellstead and Lucy Stcokwell Collaborative show between printmaker Lucy Stockwell and print designer Liz Wellstead. Their work explores concepts which are based around narratives within people's relationships and nostalgia to the Kent coast.

The Colours of Expression

Francesca Howard Colour-to what extent does it reflect our mood? How do we respond to positive versus negative emotions? These themes are explored in a series of colour-charged paintings.

Limelight and Lanceolates

Angela & Steff Malone One Mother & Daughters' modern take on 'Ophelia' by John Everett Millais.

Horsebridge Handmade Christmas

Horsebridge Handmade Christmas Enjoy browsing through a selection of festive gifts, handmade by our staff, volunteers and makers who feature in the Horsebridge shop.

A Journey Through the Landscape

Clare Kent and Faye Haskins Paintings and prints investigate the experience of a journey, a visual and physical exploration of the natural world.