Explore with ExploreTheArch in hastingslitfest.org

Do you know that game where whispered words ripple through a group? They morph in delightful and unexpected ways. Experience the evolution of words over a day in three ExploreTheArch workshops on creativity in hastingslitfest.org.

Word Play with young musicians

Sat 1st Sept, 12.30-2.00. Tickets £1 +booking fee.

A session for 14-19 year olds led by the young musicians who rehearse and explore regularly at ExploreTheArch’s base, Archer Lodge. Bring your musical instrument or, if you don’t play one, pick up an object from the company’s array of experimental musical instruments on site to explore the words gifted by the morning workshop participants. To explore in sound, music and rhythm. The last twenty minutes will comprise a sharing of the evolving work and a handing over of the words, which may have morphed, to the afternoon workshop participants.

Smoking Biscuits is a group of eight musicians who rehearse regularly at Archer Lodge, evolving instrumental compositions. They are connected to ExploreTheArch’s performance projects in various ways. The group busk in St Leonards to trial their creative choices in a variety of outdoor environments. They are seeking to expand their remit to incorporate words and language into their work and to work with other young people.

Word Harvest Sat 1st Sept, 10.00-12.30. event postponed

Word Evolutions Sat 1st Sept, 14.30-17.00. event postponed

Venue for workshops: Archer Lodge, Charles Road, St Leonards on Sea, TN38 0QX

Tickets Limited places on all our workshops for an intimate, informal experience tailored to your interests. Please book early.

Please email us with accessibility requirements. Refreshments available.