Walking Tours


Eastbourne is ALIVE with art and creativity waiting to be discovered. To accompany the Turner Prize 2023 exhibition at Towner, a series of works have been installed in the town as part of Eastbourne ALIVE.

This December, people of all ages are invited to join festive walking tours of the works to find out more about the artists and stories behind them. There will be three tours on three weekends, all led by the young ambassadors who are part of the pool of volunteers for Eastbourne ALIVE and Talent Accelerator, earning their work experience badges or gaining valuable insight into creative careers.

Participants will visit works including 2019 Turner Prize winner Helen Cammock’s Garden stretching across Eastbourne’s Winter Garden. The title is a reference to the building as a place where people have gathered, and communities have grown. Nathan Coley was shortlisted for Turner Prize in 2007 and his text sculpture I Don’t Have Another Land is now on the façade of Eastbourne Library, inviting audiences to look again at the world around us, and ultimately, ourselves. On Terminus Road, Eve De Haan’s work It’s nicer to be nice, a healing garden, sparks conversations about well-being. The invisible enemy should not exist (Lamassu of Nineveh) is a work by Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz, who reconstructed the original winged bull that used to stand at the Nergal Gate, northern Iraq, from 700 B.C until February 2015, when ISIS destroyed it.  

📍Eastbourne Station – meet up location!
📍Eastbourne Library – I Don’t Have Another Land by Nathan Coley
📍Terminus Road – It’s nicer to be nice, a healing garden by Eve De Haan
📍Victoria Place – Eastbourne Experiments by Jason Bruges
chance to have a coffee break and look around
📍Marine Parade Gardens – superstructure (public image) by Madeleine Pledge
📍Eastbourne Redoubt – Love, Empathy, Respect, Dignity by Nadina Ali
📍Eastbourne Pier – Skill Cut Winner by Rottingdean Bazaar & Still life by Adam Moore & The Glass Box Project
📍Winter Garden – Garden by Helen Cammock
📍Towner Plaza – The invisible enemy should not exist (Lamassu of Nineveh) by Michael Rakowitz

Opportunity to visit the Turner Prize 2023 exhibition and Towner.

To book your free tickets and find out more, please visit eastbournealive.co.uk as well as follow @eastbournealive on Instagram, Facebook and X. 

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Eastbourne ALIVE Walking Tours

Type:Art Exhibition

Towner, Devonshire Park, College Road, Eastbourne
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Eastbourne Visitor Centre, Welcome Building, Compton Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4BP

01323 415415

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