Contemporary artists present new and existing works in the astonishing Grade II* listed Tilbury Cruise Terminal and venues in Gravesend.
Literature festival weekend. Talks, events, exhibition, performance & boats with 70 writers, artists and filmmakers responding to the Thames Estuary.
Musicians, writers, artists, film-makers and broadcasters examine the relationship between place and music, at the end of the world.
Iain McKell's extraordinary photographs exhibited along the mile long Southend Pier.
Art & Workshops aboard LV21.
Katrin Albrecht is a German sculptor living and working in London. She exhibited internationally and graduated with an MFA from Goldsmiths College. Working in the media of installation, sculpture and collage she uses fabric as her main material.
Ten artist-designed Beach Huts on Southend Pier take you on an artist-led journey through the heyday of the classic British Seaside experience to the present day.
Shipwreck finds from the Estuary bed alongside a stunning new large-scale drawing by Adam Dant that reveals secrets still hidden beneath the waters. Presented in a shipping container on the cliffs at Southend Seafront, in partnership with Southend Museums.
Head out to Southend for a weekend of cultural, pleasure-seeking and sight-seeing, with vintage buses laid on to take you from event to event.
Sea-themed film screening at Coalhouse Fort.
FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY: Recreations and Friends: Get. Cape. Wear. Cape. Fly. performing The Chronicles of a Bohemian Teenager performed in full, live on Southend pier. Support from Recreations. Performing BABY BOOMERS 2.
Performance at sunrise by acclaimed vocal performance artist, Caroline Bergvall, with singer Peyee Chen in a unique composition by Gavin Bryars and a site-specific sound design by Sam Grant. Followed by breakfast.
Exclusive guided tours by foot, bus and boat into some of the Estuary’s secret spaces that are – in the usual way of things – not open to the public. Book following individual links below.
Associated Programme: Coming Out of That Past into Glistening Black film by Anna Falcini at St Mary's Church
Documenting the industrial Thames at Gravesend and Tilbury.