10am to 4pm. Free workshop tasters, open studios, galleries, etc.
An opportunity to explore your creativity and ideas. Explore different methods of drawing, collage, painting and mixed media.
There is no instruction but a different model each week. We alternate between male and female. Easels & boards provided.
Are you interested in learning the beautiful art of calligraphy? Come along and explore your creativity.
Creative Writing Course
A six week course from Tuesday 7 May to Tuesday 18 June (excluding 28 May). For those who have always wanted to write but don't know where to start!
Re-Craft Workshops - Come and re-imagine; Re-Create; Re-use; recycled materials found and beach combed objects into wonderful new creations in exciting experimental ways.
Beach Clean followed by craft workshop using cleaned beach-combed objects.
or group tuition
Sewn to Last
Vintage fashion designer and seamstress, Rachel, teaches sewing courses.
Resident artist Paul Mitchell is holding workshops aiming to look at drawing techniques.
Resident artist Paul Mitchell will be explorig the different methods and techniques that will help to build confidence.
Love Where You Live
CT6 Contemporary Art Group. A selection of paintings/prints/sculptures/ installations all celebrating the wider aspect of place. Private View Saturday 23 March. 6.30pm - 8.30pm.
A fascinating look through the lens of 3 contemporary photographers.
Herne Bay Art Group
A selection of acrylic and watercolour paintings.
Adventures In Time
Helen Wilde and Terry Sole
An exhibition of paintings, prints and sculptures with invited Artists.
The Face of UCA
Creative and innovative portraits by UCA's Foundation students.
UCA students with links to the Turner.
South East Open Studio Preview Show
Selection of works, by the Artists taking part in the Open Studios across the south east of Kent. Meet the Artists 1 June 1-4pm.
"Spaced Out" Sci-Fi open Exhibition
An exciting exhibition of 2D & 3D work, including models made by children in the sci fi workshops.
The One Show
Open exhibition celebrating Beach Creative's First Birthday.
Herne Bay Historical Records Society
Timeline of 180 years of interesting artefacts celebrating the anniversary of the establishment of Herne Bay as a town.
July Seary and Rhian Willams
Selection of animal photographs.
Open Exhibition influenced by Marcel Duchamp.
I am Not Dead I Am In Herne Bay
Selected works by artists celebrating Marcel Duchamp's sojourn in Herne Bay 100 years ago (August 1913).
Janice Lewis and Catriona Campbell
Textiles, jewellery and contemporary photographs.
Exhibition of drawings by 5th and 6th form students.
Rooms For Hire
At Beach Creative we have two galleries, two workshop/meeting rooms, two exhibition spaces and a communal chill out area with kitchen. These spaces are all available for hire at modest costs.
See below for more information and view ground floor, first and second floor plans.
The large exhibition space costs £100 per week. The smaller exhibition space costs £50 per week. See ground floor plan.
We don’t take any commission; all we ask is that the person/people exhibiting ensure there is someone there to invigilate between the hours of 10am and 4pm. There is also free wifi in the building.
We have two rooms that are available to hire, a clean one and a messy one. See ground floor plan.
The clean one costs £8 per hour and the messy £10 per hour. They are available for artists, or anyone else, who may like to teach a class, run a meeting, etc.
If you would like to find out more about workshop/meeting room hire hire, please download the workshop/meeting room hire application form in word or pdf formats. For more information, please contact Mandy Broughton at or 07947 047482 or Mandy Troughton at .
There are currently two half studios available to hire from Beach Creative.
Half of Studio 2. See first floor plan. This is a space shared with artist Paul Mitchell. It costs £60 per month.
Half of Studio 6. See second floor plan.This is a space shared with artist Henry Cockburn and it costs £81.60 per month.
These costs are inclusive of all utilities and wifi.