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A Visit to the Library

12 April 2018

Culture Shift has been working with East Sussex County Council and Autism Sussex to produce a resource about accessing libraries, aimed at people with Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism. The result is our book, A Visit to the Library, which tells the story of Lewis visiting the library for the first time. The story was produced by…

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Automata on the Pier with Cabaret Mechanical Theatre

26 February 2018

Cabaret Mechanical Theatre, internationally famous for its extraordinary collection of automata, comes to Hastings for the first time with an unmissable exhibition of mechanical toys and many other marvellous mechanical inventions. Highlights include Matt Smith’s swimming fish, Peter Markey’s wave machines and Paul Spooner’s famous spaghetti-eating man in a bath. This unique show will celebrate…

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Wellbeing Programmes in Schools

8 January 2018

Building on the success of two years’ delivery of the Telling Your Story programme in Hastings and Rother schools, we are thrilled to now have 3 year funding from BBC Children in Need, to run this programme in three secondary schools: Bexhill Academy, Ark Helenswood Academy and Ark William Parker Academy. Telling Your Story is…

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Automata on the Pier

8 January 2018

5 December 2017 saw the launch of the Automata on the Pier project with a masterclass on automata making from Cabaret Mechanical Theatre collection’s lead artist and maker, Stephen Guy. Automata on the Pier is an exciting project which will culminate in an exhibition of the Cabaret Mechanical Theatre collection of 20th and 21st century…

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