Past Events

Take a look back at some of the past events held at the centre and in the community, some of these events may have been part of larger projects. Projects like ArtBank or our Young Digital Makers which ran over two years and established work that carries on today at the centre. Find out more about past projects.

Christmas 2022

A packed Christmas season with community festive projects supported by The National Lottery, Tesco and the local community.

Young Makers Summer Club 2022

Special FREE artist workshops for ages 6 - 11 throughout summer 2022. Each week young people could explore a different art form. Funded by Reconnect Kent making the activities accessible for all young people aged 6 to 11.

70 Years in the making

Our jubilee celebrations created a Tea party with a twist and a 1950s living room, with the outside of the building decorated with huge blooms made as part of our People's Flower Project. The community helped us craft all the different parts of a classic British tea party - from knitted sandwiches to table decorations, felted biscuits to commemorative tableware, we made it all!

Treasure on the Terrace

For 3 weeks over the 2021 summer holidays, children and their families joined us in our new Studio for an undersea adventure to help us build the bottom of the ocean up on our terrace, in a series of art and craft workshops designed especially for young sea explorers.

Estuary 2021

In The Process of Knitting A Netting (2021)

The Horsebridge Arts Centre worked in partnership with artist NaoKo TakaHashi to bring a participatory project as part of the Estuary Associated programme to Whitstable and Margate, supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

Build a Rainbow

An 8 month outreach project, using creativity to help us play our part in combating isolation in the community throughout lockdown that culminated in an exhibition of incredible rainbows showing gratittude and reflection of the impact of Covid-19.

YDM Summer Sessions 2021

A programme of creative digital workshops for young people aged 8 - 16.

After a difficult year for young people we gave them an opportunity to learn new skills, gain confidence and share their personal experiences of the pandemic through art. The work created by participants features in an exhibition in September 2021 and all sessions were fully funded and free.


Connection In Isolation

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic we worked with the community to connect and share acivities with the hope of keeping us all connected and less isolated.

Art Auction 2019

While grant funding helps run much of our project work, ensuring we can keep the centre open and activities open to all relies on fundraising. In 2019 we ran our first art auction that was both in the centre and online for bidding.

Please see all the artwork that was auctioned thanks to the generosity of artists and donors.