Events

Shoreline presents a wide range of artistic and creative events from Meet and Greet the Artists sessions, Poetry Readings and Guest Wall Bookings, through to artists’ and makers’ markets, and individual and group exhibitions. These are mostly open to the public. To receive details of upcoming events, please join our mailing list and keep an eye on this section of our website.


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Westgate Galleria
The Eclectic Art Gallery
Number of Events: 7
Adrian Lloyd's Non-virtual Art Exhibition Part Two
1st October 2020 - 3rd November 2020
The Eclectic Art Gallery

Adrian Lloyd's Non-virtual Art Exhibition Part Two

Free
Adrian is taking over the guest wall for October 2020 at The Eclectic Art Gallery in Margate Old Town. Part 2 of his exhibition is based around a large collection of small still-life paintings called End of Day paintings. Make no mistake, these small paintings are not rushed efforts at the end of the day, they are packed with colour and have been created using the same paints Adrian uses for his portrait paintings. Perfect if you are looking for an affordable way into starting an oil pa...
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Natatorial at Pie Factory Margate
30th October 2020 - 3rd November 2020
External Venue

Natatorial at Pie Factory Margate

FREE
This exhibition brings together 25 artists who exhibit at The Eclectic Art Gallery and Westgate Galleria, using the fabulous Pie Factory space to showcase new work, and work they can't fit in their spaces at the galleries. Their work covers a wide and diverse range of disciplines, see the list below, which includes links to more information about the artists. If you're missing Margate Made this year, you'll love this show. Lots of affordable and accessible art and artisan products to see ...
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Meet-the-artist 5: David Tovey
31st October 2020
Margate Made

Meet-the-artist 5: David Tovey

FREE
David Tovey (impressionistic artist and photographer), is based in Maidstone in Kent, UK, and took up the pen and watercolour brush in 2017 as an alternative to taking photos during outings. His landscape artworks are primarily made on location, with animal portraits and pet commissions produced in studio from photographs. David has developed his own style of rapid sketching with pen and watercolour. David’s sketches of landscapes, animals and flowers, give the illusion of being detailed w...
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It’s Only Rock ’n’ Roll but I Like it...
3rd November 2020 - 30th November 2020
Westgate Galleria

It’s Only Rock ’n’ Roll but I Like it...

FREE
Looking for reasons to be cheerful? Come along and see black and white photographs by Sarah Wyld of some of the greats from back in the day. They will be filling the Guest Wall at Westgate Galleria from November 3rd – 30th. From Wembley Arena to the Clapham Common bandstand, all life is here! Don’t you dare miss it. The galleria is a large and airy, dog-friendly, space, and social distancing and face coverings arrangements are in place....
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Meet the Author and Booking Signing - Nick Evans 1
7th November 2020
Westgate Galleria

Meet the Author and Booking Signing - Nick Evans 1

FREE
Mayfair By The Sea - The Story of Westgate by Nick Evans A new book from a local author charting the story of Westgate, including the life of Victorian cat artist, Louis Wain who lived in Westgate. The book includes 120 illustrations, including many rarely seen postcards which are more than 100 years old. Nick Evans will be at Westgate Galleria on the afternoon of Saturday 7 November if you would to talk to him about his research and the sourcing of the old images which enabled him t...
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Meet the Author and Book Signing - Nick Evans 2
21st November 2020
Westgate Galleria

Meet the Author and Book Signing - Nick Evans 2

FREE
Mayfair By The Sea - The Story of Westgate by Nick Evans A new book from a local author charting the story of Westgate, including the life of Victorian cat artist, Louis Wain who lived in Westgate. The book includes 120 illustrations, including many rarely seen postcards which are more than 100 years old. Nick Evans will be at Westgate Galleria on the afternoon of Saturday 28 November if you would to talk to him about his research and the sourcing of the old images which enabled him ...
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Unlocked: our creative response to lockdown
27th November 2020 - 1st December 2020
External Venue

Unlocked: our creative response to lockdown

Free
Unlocked is a public exhibition of lockdown-inspired creative work made by people from Thanet and East Kent. Visitors will discover reflective, funny, moving, inspiring and celebratory pieces, which make use of a diverse array of traditional and non-traditional art forms - including paintings, drawings, photography, journals and writing, music and video, and pieces crafted from textiles, glass, ceramics, metal and wood - all displayed in a large and airy gallery space in Margate Old Town. ...
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