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Panorama 36
18 JUN


Join us for a series of succinct and stimulating insights from a panel of inspiring creative speakers from across East Sussex. Share knowledge and ignite creativity and new ways of thinking! 

This informal evening of thinking and drinking will be co-curated with Rossana Leal Director of the Hastings and Rother Refugee Buddying Project and WOMA Women of The Year 2019.

The bar is open from 6.30 pm with presentations starting at 7.00pm.

Please purchase tickets in advance from www.dlwp.com as we regularly sell out.

Confirmed speakers include:

Chloe White - From Jordan to Hastings

Felicity Laurence - Children's Voices

Rossana Leal - From Hastings With Love, Portraiture as a process of self discovery, creating identities and telling our stories

Ron Wood - Mendelsohn

Eloise Maltby Maland - Lunar Perspective

Avril Loveless - Refugee Tales: changing the landscape, changing the language


Featured Presentation

Laura Dunton Clarke empathises with the multitude of women who, despite their abilities and achievements, have a persistent fear of being exposed as a ‘fraud', and advises on how to overcome the problem.

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When words cannot express

@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

Following the tragic sudden death of her husband, Khadija Khan discovered her creative spirit through painting. She shares her story of grief and recovery along with a sequence of beautiful images she is making and exhibiting.

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Boozeup Behaviour for Drunken Dummies

@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

Ella Clarke lays out the basic rules of proper etiquette in pubs, restaurants and other establishments which are licensed to sell alcoholic beverages. Based on her personal experiences gained working as bar staff, this witty and wise "dummies guide" is a sign of times.

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I'm Not A 15yr Old Boy

@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

Marie White shares her experiences as a young musician, and teacher and mentor with The Eggtooth Project. Don't be confused by her appearance, she is not a 15yr old boy! Marie's talent, sense of humour and fearlessness have taken her from gung-ho wedding singer to major record label deal.

“I’m now proud to say, people are singing my lyrics back to me”

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Bee Wise

@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

Katharine O’Brien speaks about her passion for bees and all they contribute to the world.

“Learning to listen to the sound and signs of nature, I feel more in rhythm with the natural world around us!”

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How Music Has Shaped My Life

@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

Cal Morgan shares her story about her musical family and life, and overcoming anxiety and adversity.

"You are good enough! Even if you think you're not, even if you think you've failed... You are good enough!" 

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Still I Rise

@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

Emma Molford explores how women are portrayed in society.

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Body Image 2019

@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

Lilly Cooper speaks passionately about women and their body image: the constant pressures that women face to look pretty and have an ideal body shape. She encourages women to resist mass media pressures to conform. 

"What can all of us do to support each other journey on the road to self love? I feel progress is happening and can definitely continue to happen, we just got to stick together and keep shouting that we're beautiful. Is there hope? I think there is! "

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Youth Positivity

@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

May Mayor talks about her enthusiasm for taxidermy and how young people are doing positive things with their time, even if they appear just to be on their phone.



Theatre Spaces

"I wanted to see what the already existed in the world as non-traditional but permanent performance space as inspiration for alternative space where drama can exist."
Theatre Spaces from PechaKucha Night Bexhill-on-Sea Vol. 7, Walter Hall shares his passion for performance, examining a plethora of theatre spaces throughout history and across the globe. He explains the evolution of theatre venues from the ancient Greeks to modern day Macau and how performance space can affect the plays occurring in them. 

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About the City's Organizers

  • Ashley McCormick

    Ashley is an artist, curator and educator committed to developing and delivering innovative, high quality, collaborative arts projects. She places the arts at the centre of community development and currently works as Head of Learning and Participation at The De La Warr Pavilion.This Grade One listed building in Bexhill on Sea, is widely recognised as one of the most iconic Modernist buildings in Britain and a leading centre for contemporary arts.

  • Grace Clements

    I love craft, upcycling, and my dog Albie!