Dear Serge present the Brighton based arts collective Lost Property return to DLWP for another multi-format building take over.
12 – 6pm
12.30-1.15 – Iain Paxon / Adam Bushell / Al Strachen
1.15-2pm – Ed Briggs
2.30-3pm – Plurals
3-3.30pm – Johanna Bramli
3.45-4.30pm – Pat Thomas
2-2.30pm – F. Ampism
4.30-5pm – Maria Marzioli
5.45-6.30pm – Bolide
1-1.30 / 3.45-4.15 / 5-5.30pm – No Wave Tennis
1-3pm – DLWP Young Creatives Context-Dependence
All day – Audio Shape – a sound walk by Voice Tourism
All day – Ed Briggs zero gravity drop tower
All day – Antivoid Alliance
With impromptu performances and talks around the building – keep an eye out!
This free daytime event will feature a diverse programme of live music, experimental sound, talks, installations and performance art from 12 – 6pm
This is a family friendly event where all are welcome, free parking on seafront and bar/cafe open.
Found sounds and electronica in the auditorium:
– Compositional performance from Johanna Bramli
– Innovative composition from Jobina Tinnemans
– Utterly unique piano improvisations from Pat Thomas
A bill of homegrown musical talent on the bandstand:
– Live sonic collage from Maria Marzioli and F. Ampism
– Unbridled musical explorations from Bolide
– Dense layered soundscapes from Plurals
Throughout the building and outside:
– Moving beyond music, Ed Briggs will demonstrate his self-built zero gravity drop tower, as well as experiments in growing space peas.
– Iain Paxon will tell the Legend of St Winniborde with inventive use of slideshows and instrumental storytelling.
– No Wave Tennis – a fun and interactive sound-generating swingball game will take place upon the roof of the pavilion at intervals throughout the day.
– Poets and artists will provide impromptu performances in the cupolas on the beach front, and installations will be dotted around the building.
– Multimedia works repurposed as an installation from Antivoid Alliance
– The Young Creatives, Context-Dependence: exploring synesthesia, perception, memory and meaning
In the evening:
BBC Radio 3 Exposure event showcasing local, new and experimental music presented by Verity Sharp and co-programmed by Lost Property. This event is FREE but booking is required. More details here.
Dear Serge is an interdisciplinary programme strand with an experimental and innovative spirit that bridges a diverse spectrum of music, performance, and visual arts. Inspiring installations, intriguing interventions and engaging live events generate dialogue between art forms throughout the building.
Serge Chermayeff was the visionary architect who designed the De La Warr Pavilion’s extraordinary interior. Dear Serge is a letter to him, written across the page of the building.
Please note that Booking Fees apply on the following transactions:
Online: £1.25 per ticket + £1.50 postage or free collection at the Box Office
Telephone: £2.50 per transaction + £1.50 postage or free collection at the Box Office
In Person: Free
Please note that we are only able to post tickets within the UK. If you live overseas please select box office collection or print at home tickets. Tickets purchased for post will be send 10 – 14 days before the show date.
- By Rail
Direct trains go from London Victoria, Brighton and Ashford to Bexhill.
There are also trains from London Charing Cross, changing at St. Leonards Warrior Square and from London Bridge or Charing Cross going to Battle. Battle is only a short taxi journey away (15 mins approx).
Visit www.nationalrail.co.uk for up-to-date train travel information.
Town Taxis: 01424 211 511
Parkhurst Taxis: 01424 733 456
- By Car
If driving from the London area:
Take the M25, then A21 to Hastings. Turn off at John‘s Cross and follow the signs to Bexhill.
Take the A22 to Eastbourne, go across the Bishop roundabout to the A271 and follow the signs to Bexhill and the seafront. The De La Warr Pavilion is on the Marina.
From the Brighton area:
Follow the A27 out of Brighton until you arrive in Bexhill On Sea.
Please be aware the Rother District car park outside the De La Warr Pavilion operates paid parking until 8pm. After this time parking is free. There is also lmiited free car parking along the seafront.
Within the limits of this Grade One listed building, the De La Warr Pavilion strives to be fully accessible with a range of facilities to support your visit.
Assistance Dogs are permitted into the building.
Please contact the Box Office on 01424 229 111 to arrange a visit.
Facilities for disabled visitors
- Ramped access at the front of the building
- A low counter at the Box Office and Information Desk
- Disabled toilets on two floors
- A lift to all floors
- Accessible galleries on both floors
- An accessible Café
- Spaces for wheelchairs in the auditorium for seated events
- Ramped access in the auditorium for events during the day
- Ramped access into the Studio
- Two travel wheelchairs are available for use at the De La Warr Pavilion. To reserve, please call our box office and information desk on (01424) 229111 or ask a member of staff on arrival. The chairs are provided on a first come, first served basis and are intended for use inside the Pavilion. Please contact us for more information.
Facilities for blind or visually-impaired
- Large print season brochures
Facilities for the hard-of-hearing
- An T-Switch induction loop in some areas of the auditorium (please indicate when booking as this facility is not available on the balcony)
- British Sign Language interpretation tours of the building and exhibitions are available on request.