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.


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?


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.

Horsebridge Art Auction

Various Artists To support the work of the Horsebridge Charity, 2019 sees the return of the Horsebridge Art Auction.

Celebrating 150 years of the Periodic Table

Element Kent This year is the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table and during half term, the Horsebridge Arts Centre is proud to be hosting a fun packed series of creative events designed for young people.

Digital x Creativity #2

YDM Participants Young Digital Makers is a Reaching Communities, Big Lottery 2 year funded project which has provided digital and creative skills to young people aged 7-24 years old, from the Whitstable and Herne Bay district.


Horsebridge Arts Taking inspiration from local stories, strange sightings and seafaring legends, ‘They came from the deep’ is a community project that will bring to life a new mythical folk tale inspired by our remarkable seaside town.


Otto Hopf In 'Faces' Hopf explores through multi-media painting and sculpture the richness and contradictions of human nature and relationships: intimate, political and Global.