Meet Ups

We welcome ideas for our Lewes Arts meet ups.  If you have any ideas for venues or speakers, please email

Meet Ups 2014

Our next meet up will be in partnership with the Sussex Arts Collective in Seaford on 1 August 2014 at 7.30-9pm.

Talks by local artists and informal networking.  More details coming soon.


Meet Ups 2013

Last year we held meet ups at Cafe des Artistes, Paddock Studios and the launch of Artwave with Lewes District Council at Lewes House.

Cafe des Artistes, May 2013

IMG_4603Carlotta Luke presented her photographic documentary of the art and community groups on the Phoenix Estate which is a site facing redevelopment.  Artists working on the Phoenix Estate were invite to speak about their work and there were talks by William Hardie, Helen Hockin and Stephen Meakin.







Paddock Studios, July 2013

Lewes Arts Meet Up 5 July 2013Paddock Studios is a working artist studio in central Lewes where a number of celebrated painters, sculputors, potters and mosaics work.  Networking and drinks in the garden were followed by a talk by Peter Messer who took us through a selection of his work and his inspiration.






Artwave festival flyer swap, Lewes House, August 2013

9 August 2013 poster_1Artwave was launched with Lewes District Council at Lewes House, a place that has a historically intersting past.  Philip Pope talked us through the history of the house (once home to Rodin’s famous sculpture, The Kiss) which was followed by a screening of ‘The Kiss Comes Home‘ a film by Mick Hawksworth.







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