A group show from visual arts project

As part of Hastings Week, Active Arts will be holding an exhibition at St Mary in the Castle, Hastings, from October 12 to 20.

The exhibition is called Textured Views , a colourful new group exhibition showcasing the creative talent and diverse practices of Active Arts Art and Design Students.

Included in the show will be textile sculptures, self portrait mannequins and model boxes developed from a personalized perspective.

The group have also made a series of short films inspired from their immediately visual work.

Active Arts is a visual and performing arts project for adults with learning disabilities run by Hastings and Bexhill Mencap Society.

Professional artists and performers teach the courses and students have the opportunity to exhibit their work, and to take part in an end of year show in a professional theatre.

The courses run one day a week over the course of an academic year, and the work encourages students to develop both individual and team skills.

For more information please contact activearts@live.co.uk or telephone 01424 422082

The exhibition will be open from 10.30am to 4pm from October 12 to 20.

St Mary in the Castle is in Pelham Place, Hastings.