Hastings Digital Museum

Hastings Digital Museum is continuing on our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram pages. We are working with creative freelancers to produce digital activities to be rolled out throughout 2021. The activities aim to get people involved and encourage you to take part. 

Coming up we have:

  • The Epic Poem of Hastings with Naomi Joseph

From August to 27th September contribute photos, videos and drawings to create an Epic Poem. The complete poem will be published in October. 

  • Shawdow Dreams with Bubble & Scruff

During September create and share with us a shadow puppet of your dreams using our downloadable resources.

  • Community Animation with Tree Tunnel

During October decorate the town's landmarks with your own designs and embellishments. The final video will be published in November.

  • Creating writing and poetry with Dan Simpson

During November join us for weekly creatinve writing workshops using the collections.

  • AnthropoZine with Morokoth Fournier des Corats

During December create your own fossils inspired from materials found in your recycling bin.


Completed activities include:

  • Hastings Digital Quilt 2021: The Heavens Rejoice with Kate Hulme and Carissa Tanton
  • A Family Lantern Making Workshop: Chinese New Year with Luminescence
  • Alexandra Park: a collaborative community project with Jazmine Miles-Long
  • Sticky Spring with Ed Boxall
  • Objectifying Ageing with Jon Sleigh

Hastings Digital Museum launched in March 2020. We were able to continue with the digital museum thanks to public funding from the National Lottery through Arts Council England and a Respond and Reimagine grant from Art Fund.

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