The Man Whose Mind Exploded

In new British independent documentary, THE MAN WHOSE MIND EXPLODED, award-winning film-maker Toby Amies explores the extraordinary past and never-ending now of Drako Oho Zarharzar: philosopher, muse to Salvador Dali, drug dealer to the Rolling Stones, and King of Brighton’s eccentrics. This unique, genre-busting, genuinely independent feature-length documentary is being released at Picturehouse Cinemas on…

A Quiet Night in at Cafe des Artistes

Launch party tonight – Friday 4th April! On 4th April Cafe des Artistes are hosting the first of a new fortnightly event “A Quiet Night Inn”.  Providing informal suppers, an open bar CdA are also offering “BYO” with a small corkage fee. Relax in the cosy space, meet new friends and connect with old chums, play board games, sample good wine, choose…

Lewes Arts Meet Up 7pm Friday 28th March 2014

The first Lewes Arts meet up of 2014 takes place this Friday (28th March) at Paddock Studios, Lewes. 7pm networking and Lewes Arts private view of the current exhibition at the venue: Musicology, by Olivia Bullock before heading upstairs for artist talks at 7.30. We have two speakers: Helen Hockin and Jon Armstrong. Helen Hockin is an…

Golden Eagle-eye, Nick Day

Interview with wildlife artist Nick Day

Nick Day, Lewes based wildlife artist, interview by Lucy Finchett-Maddock. Follow Lucy on Twitter: @yeoldefinch I am to interview one of the most well-known and technically accomplished wildlife artists in the UK, and not only that, but get to chat to him on our mutual doorstep, our local stomping ground of Lewes.  I am met with…

Curatorial Internships at Charleston

CURATORIAL INTERNSHIPS Fixed term- 6 months, Monday –Thursday (30 hours per week). 2 internships available every 6 months, the first set starting in April 2014. £6.31 per hour Charleston is a thriving historic house museum in the Sussex countryside between Lewes and Eastbourne.  It was the former home of artists Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell…