October Half Term @dlwp


As schools break up this Friday (21 October) for October Half Term here is our guide to what’s coming up at DLWP!

With lots going on, it’s time to get planning. Ticketed events have limited spaces available so we highly recommend booking now!
All our family and children events are sponsored by The Italian Way.

STEAM Powered Big Draw Festival

Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 October 12noon – 4pm
Free event and great for all the family. Drop-in to explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths (STEAM) through fun experimental drawing techniques and contribute to an evolving installation in the De La Warr Pavilion Studio. Please note our studio capacity is limited and entry this drop-in event is a first-come, first served.

Contemporary Craft Show The Sussex Guild

Staurday 22 & Sunday 23 October
10am-5pm, £3 per person
The Sussex Guild is a group of Designer Makers, each living and working in Sussex and surrounding counties, who are selected for their skill and creativity. Established for nearly 50 years, run by its members, it is an organization of small craft businesses which promotes and sells it’s unique handmade work to the public

Monday 24, Tuesday 25 & Wednesday 26 October

HALF TERM WORKSHOPS Unravel some of the ideas and processes within the galleries, in our artist-led workshops. Artist Karen Logan will facilitate alternative tours of the exhibitions, encouraging open-ended experimentation with creative skills and techniques.


Monday 24 October 10am – 1pm, £8, for ages 7 – 11 years
Explore full stops, circles, cylinders and spheres, and assemble dazzling structures and installations.

Among The Stars

Tuesday 25 October 10am – 1pm, £8, for ages 7 – 11 years
Produce decorative floating, flying artworks, using a variety of methods and materials.

Pop-Up Pages

Wednesday 26 October 10am-1pm, £8, for ages 7 – 11 years
Develop skills and techniques to engineer amazing 3D letters and glyphs in paper and card.

For the adults…

Both our The Divine Comedy & Henning Wehn gigs are now sold out, however, the auditorium is not the only place where we hold events for grown-ups. Our studio has seen many enlightening and creative workshops

Letterpress Workshop

Saturday 29 October 10.30am-4.30pm, £45, for 18 years+
After a fun-filled week of keeping the kids entertained it’s time to have some time to yourself. Our adult Letterpress workshop is the perfect way to explore your creativity through typography and printmaking and create your own unique prints.
BOOK NOW Only a few spaces left!


This is your chance to explore the exhibitions with your family and friends. Our galleries are always free and our friendly team are happy to answer any questions about the artwork.

Fiona Banner: Buoys Boys

Ground Floor Gallery
Open until Sunday 8 January 2017
As part of the Root 1066 International Festival.
Leading British artist Fiona Banner presents an immersive installation exploring her ongoing interest in language and its limitations. The exhibition, which takes place both inside and outside of the gallery, is a play on digital versus material experiences.

Peter Blake: Alphabets, Letters & Numbers.

First Floor Gallery
Open until Sunday 27 November 2016
This stunning exhibition by Peter Blake comprises three print series,Alphabet (1991), An Alphabet (2007) and Appropriated Alphabets (2013), and a personally chosen selection of related original artworks.

Café Bar & Kitchen

All our dishes are made from fresh, seasonal ingredients and sourced locally where possible. This means the fish and seafood is locally caught, meat comes from the local butchers (farms) and bread from the local bakers.
We like to keep it simple here, there’s no need to book and once you have decided what to eat, please order at the bar and your food will be brought to your table.
Breakfast 10-11.30am, lunch 12-3pm, afternoon 3-5pm
(service hours will be changing at the end of October)

Have a great Half Term!

Top image: taken by photographer James Clarke jamesclarke.me

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