FIRST THURSDAY: ART TRAIL 2009 - Hastings Old Town Carnival Week


Take an early evening stroll, explore the Old Town and catch some great art. The First Thursday art trail is only in its first year, but is growing in popularity and size. We now have 14 galleries and studios regularly participating and many more artists opening their studios just for Old Town Week. The galleries include the Weekend Gallery, Leigh Gallery, Rye Press, Gallery 53, St Mary in the Castle, Tablet Gallery, Huldrick Gallery, Old Gallery, Pearl & Queenie and the Claw Gallery. In addition there is the chance to visit the Workship and Oak Passage studios, which are not normally open to the public. George Street: Tablet Gallery, 51a; Huldrick Studio, 29; Old Gallery, 57. High Street: Weekend Gallery, 86; Leigh Gallery, 77; Rye Press, 39; WPS Gallery, 49; Gallery 53, 53. West Street: Work Ship Studios 8-10. Oak Passage: Oak Passage Studios. Many of the galleries are open during the day too, but all the venues are open from 5pm -8pm. for more details about individual galleries and events go to