Cultural events held at Cuckmere have long highlighted the importance of this magnificent seascape. From Celebrate Cuckmere 2011 to ArtWave and Heritage Open Days and Lapwing Music Festival, Cuckmere Haven has been the inspiration and the muse.
South Hill Barn is the venue (from September 11 - 26, Wednesdays to Sundays 11 - 5) to once again Celebrate Cuckmere Haven. An artists' open call brought in more than 200 submissions from paintings and prints to sculpture and textiles, all inspired by this most unique and special place. I am delighted to say that my work is one of the 75 selected to show at the Barn.
The organisers have scheduled three fun early evening events starting with the well known illustrator and writer Neil Gower (cover creator of famous Bill Bryson book "The Road to Little Dribbling")in
conversation with Nigel Newton of Bloomsbury Publishing. Next is a jolly
evening of gin and cheese tasting, and finally, Juliet Nicolson will be talking
to Michael Ann about his family history in the Cuckmere Valley from wartime to
Please see the website for further information and booking for events. https://www.celebratecuckmerehaven.co.uk
All proceeds go the Cuckmere Haven SOS charity www.cuckmerehavensos.org
I hope you can make it!