Jess Gill

July at Colonnade House


The beach is a frequent source of inspiration in July. Following a seaweed-themed weekend on Worthing promenade there will be seaweed-pressed artworks with Pier Road Coffee & Art and a collection of lighting and furniture created with recycled materials by the East Beach Studios artists. Durrington High School will also return with their annual GCSE art show and you can learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about climate change with Worthing Climate Action Network’s pop-up event.






Pier Road Coffee and Art On Tour

2 – 14 July

Open Tuesday – Sunday // 10.00 – 17.00


Pier Road Coffee & Art On Tour


July begins with a visit from this Littlehampton cafe gallery who will be here for two weeks showing work by a number of popular artists including painters, photographers, jewellers, textile artists and more.



Mike La-Traille: Las Callejuelas

2 – 7 July

Open Tuesday – Sunday // 10.00 – 17.00


Photograph by Mike La-Traille


Take a wander round the backstreets of Barcelona through the eyes of Mike La-Traille. He is drawn to the life beyond the well-known tourist hot-spots of the Ramblas and Parc Guell and his photographs capture the atmosphere of this city perfectly.



Shireen Avis: Boot Polish Painter

9 – 14 July

Open Tuesday – Sunday // 10.00 – 17.00


Shireen Avis


Interesting art often results from working with limited materials and Shireen Avis has set herself a unique challenge by choosing boot polish as her medium. Mixing clear polish with pigments she creates subtle images of seashores and landscapes.



Durrington High School: The Best of the Best III

16 – 18 July

Open Tuesday – Thursday // 10.00 – 17.00


Durrington High School


The nationally acclaimed Art Department at Durrington High School are bringing their talented pupils to a wider audience for the third consecutive year. Come and share in their success and see what the next generation has in store.



Oh It Could Be so Much Worse! The Art of Now by Julie Anthony

16 – 21 July

Open Tuesday – Sunday // 10.00 – 17.00


Prayer tablet by Julie Anthony


Julie returns to Colonnade House with a mixed-media show and her thoughtful reflections on life.



Adam Hodson: Ride Like The Wind

23 – 28 July

Open Tuesday – Sunday // 10.00 – 17.00


Adam Hodson


Mixing up photography and digital art Adam takes you on a whirlwind tour of places that you haven’t seen before and places that you’ll never look at the same way again.



East Beach Studios

23 – 28 July 2019

Open Tuesday – Sunday // 10.00 – 17.00


Jess Gill


Jess Gill, Rob Wells and Rod Browning are three artists who share Hut 43 at East Beach Studios on the seafront. They also share a passion for reusing and recycling and are inspired to create beautiful artworks and useful items from things that others would throw away.



Mysterious Makers

30 July – 4 August

Open Tuesday – Sunday // 10.00 – 17.00


Mysterious Makers


Come and explore this mixed media exhibition showing work by artists and children working together.



Art by Jo Maynard

30 July – 4 August

Open Tuesday – Sunday // 10.00 – 17.00


Jo Maynard


Pet portraits are one of Jo Maynard’s specialities but there is so much more – come and see!






Arts Council England: Supporting Grassroots Live Music

Monday 22 July // 14.00 – 16.00

Frasers Bar, Connaught Theatre, Worthing BN11 1LG


Arts Council logo


This free briefing session is for anyone running a live venue or promoting live music. Come and find out more about this new fund from Arts Council England.

Book your ticket here.



Climate Conversations

20 – 21 July // 10.00 – 17.00


WCAN logo


Ever had a conversation about climate change? Don’t know where to start because it’s such a HUGE issue? Worthing Climate Action Network are holding a two-day pop-up event called Climate Conversations, providing space for people to ask and find out anything about climate change and its potential impacts.

Free entry.



The Worthing Creature Trail 2019

26 – 28 July // 11.00 – 14.00


Worthing Creature Trail 2019


Something for the summer holidays – a new trail around town! The event begins each day at 11am where you can collect a trail map card at Montague Place (Outside Vision Express), and navigate your way around the town centre to find whimsical beasts made by Magic Alley Prop Shop.

Free entry.