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 our upcoming 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.

Pop up Print Shop

Horsebridge Arts Centre We are celebrating the long bank holiday weekend with a pop up exhibition of print and photography by the artists that feature in our Horsebridge shop.

The Marlowe Flatmates

The Marlowe Following the government’s announcement of the roadmap out of lockdown earlier this year, the team at the Marlowe Theatre Canterbury made an inventive plan to enable them to reopen their main auditorium, in order to present socially-distanced shows at the earliest opportunity, from June.

2020 - A Way of Seeing

Locus Arts Locus Arts members have explored the many different ways an artist will respond to what they see in painting, mixed media, ceramics, glass, print, assemblage, textile art.

28 Days of Silence

Lyndon Douglas Focusing on the sea as a canvas, artist photographer Lyndon Douglas reflects on its rapid changes and energies over 28 days through film and soundscape and photography.

Shoreline 2

Ann Palmer Ann Palmer will be exhibiting oil paintings depicting Shoreline scenes, inspired by beaches on the north east coast of Kent and the coastline in Cornwall


Caroline Anderson Caroline returns to Gallery 2 with a series of paintings enhanced by mixed media, centred around the notion of 'Reflections'

Here Dead We Lie

A collaboration between Mark Allen, Professor Mark Connelly and Dr Helen Brooks of the University of Kent. 'Here Dead We Lie' is an exhibition of beautiful photography which explores the landscape and history of the First World War and its commemoration through photographs of cemeteries and memorials taken during the centenary of the conflict.


Made in Whitstable Eighteen artists and makers from the Made in Whitstable art group respond to themes of connectivity, association and relationships in this large showcase of mixed media work. "Only Connect" Somerset Maugham

Ben Sands Centenary (+1) Exhibition

Ben Sands The 1st July 2020 would have been the 100th birthday of remarkable local Printmaker Ben Sands. Sadly, we were unable to host an exhibition of his work last year to mark his centenary, but are pleased to announce this retrospective exhibition will now take place this June in Gallery 2.

On Watch

Dan Harnett Dan Harnett Presents a solo exhibition of abstract art and photography, inspired by the sea

Open Spaces, Secret Places

Nick Kelly Open Spaces, Secret Places - near and far, is the first collaborative exhibition by sister and brother, Liz and Nick, featuring a collection of paintings in mixed media on paper and canvas.

Striking Colour

Whitstable Art Society In this summer exhibition by the Whitstable Art Society, the focus for 2021 is on the use of colour; taking inspiration from Kandinsky, Mondrian, Rothko and other renowned Colourists. 'Striking Colour' investigates how coloration can create emotion and atmosphere, alter shape and enhance our viewing experience

The Joy of Spring

Clare Kent Clare Kent returns to the Horsebridge with an uplifting exhibition of paintings embracing the feeling of new beginnings that springtime evokes.

Christmas Makers Market

Horsebridge Handmade Christmas Our Makers Market is the perfect place to shop local this Christmas. We are looking forward to opening our doors again with a festive celebration of all things handmade and artisan. Browse our unique collection of cards, gifts and accessories all created by talented local makers and artists, alongside a lovely choice of handcrafted Christmas decorations and cards made by volunteers from the Horsebridge Arts Centre.

Ray of Light

Clare Kent 'The intention of 'Ray of Light' is to try to make sense of the world we are living in today in this unprecedented time. 'The world is in a new and confusing state. Every day we are confronting new challenges and changes to the way we live. Every person in the world has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic but among all this Covid 19 chaos there have been some blessings.' Clare Kent

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.