What goes on inside Worthing’s creative hub?

How does the hub support creative people and businesses to grow?

Inside Colonnade event flyer

We invite you to step inside to hear from the people who work here – from animators to illustrators, printmakers to musicians.

You’ll hear about innovation within the digital team at Adur & Worthing Councils and about the plans to extend Colonnade House as a creative digital hub and we want to hear your thoughts about how our new facilities could work for you in the future.

From 10.00 to 16.00 you are welcome to drop in to a rolling programme of short talks in our ground floor gallery looking at how the Hub has supported people working in the creative industries and at wider digital innovation in the town.

10.00 – 10.30  Prototyping ideas: hear from illustrator Sarah Edmonds about how her interactive exhibition Alphabet Town has grown since its first showing in our gallery space

11.00 – 11.30 Collaboration: how our tenants John Bond and Persistent Peril worked together on publicity for new children’s book Mini-Rabbit

12.00 – 12.30 Artistic practice: Peon Boyle is a print-maker who uses her studio on our 3rd floor for her own practice and for classes.

13.00 – 13.30 Digital innovation at Adur & Worthing Councils:  hear from the council’s the in-house team  about how they have moved from legacy systems to new digital solutions

14.00 – 14.30 Project space: Hear from Tom Coxen about how taking a short-term space at Colonnade House was the key to successfully completing a music project

15.00 – 15.30 The creative hub programme: with opportunities for professional development and networking,  Dan Flanagan will talk about how taking part in our programme has helped his business to grow

15.30 – 16.00 Growing international projects: James Fox works with partners across the world for his new animation co-productions. Hear about his work in progress and how this could lead to the set-up of new production facilities.

You can also book for a tour around the studios upstairs.

Book your tour here – places are limited: Tour 1 at 10.30 – Tour 2 at 12.30 – Tour 3 at 14.30
Refreshments available throughout the day. This event is free.