As we reach the end of an extraordinary year, and open our doors again after the November lockdown, read on to find out what is on offer at Colonnade House and beyond to help you celebrate the festive season.

Colonnade House has met the national kitemark We’re Good to Go standards to provide a Covid-safe environment for visitors.


East Beach Artists: Seasons
2 – 12 December // 10.00 – 17.00 // Closed Sunday 6 December

Seven artists who are equally inspired by the natural world present seven completely different ways of seeing it. Delicate silver jewellery, striking cyanotypeslampshades made from recycled plastic, bird sculptures and ceramic vessels alongside watercolours and stitched pictures ensure that there is something here for every taste. And if you want to find out more, the artists will be in the gallery to give you insight into their techniques – check our website to find out who will be there each day. 
Join them for late night opening on Thursday 10 December until 19.00 as part of Festive Thursdays.


Festive Pop-Up Shop 2020
15 – 24 December // 10.00 – 17.00 // Late night opening December 17

It’s back! Our studios at Colonnade House are buzzing with creative talent and we will be filling the gallery once more with the work of our resident artists – including ceramics, painting and digital art. Whether you are after a fun stocking filler, a special Christmas card or a unique work of art there will be something here to entice you, and this year you can also purchase some items online through our new click and collect service.
Join us for late night opening on Thursday 17 December until 19.00 as part of Festive Thursdays.

Lara Sparks: All Stitched Up
15 – 24 December // 10.00 – 17.00 // Late night opening 17 December

Lara’s sewing machine is working overtime to stock the gallery with wonderful hand embroidered gifts for the home, and as we are all spending more time in our home environments, this is a great time to spruce them up with something fresh. Featuring familiar landmarks sketched in stitches along with decorative motifs drawn from nature, walk into Lara’s living room in the gallery and choose the perfect item.
Join us for late night opening on Thursday 17 December until 19.00 as part of Festive Thursdays.

Laser Light City Worthing
10 & 11 December // 18.00 – 23.00 // Worthing Seafront

A spectacular laser light show will bring wonder to Worthing seafront as Christmas approaches. Laser Light City by Seb Lee-Delisle gives you a chance to control one of six powerful lasers shining out from Worthing Pier just using your phone and is coming to Worthing for two nights – 10th and 11th December. This covid-safe spectacle can be enjoyed from any location along the length of the seafront and at any time between 6pm and 11pm both nights. To get your chance to control the lasers, go to the Laser Light City website.

This free event has been funded by Worthing Borough Council to encourage people back into the town centre in the run-up to Christmas, and thanks go to all involved in supporting this event, including Worthing Theatres and Museums and Perch.

Festive Thursdays
10 & 17 December 

Worthing residents are invited to get back to the high street and support local this Christmas. During these evenings participating shops will stay open until 7pm. Shoppers spending over £5 will receive a Festive Thursday Voucher which can be redeemed against special deals, discounts and giveaways at participating restaurants.