Due to extreme weather conditions Collective Spirit will not be sailing to Hastings on Friday 6 July but will arrive on her trailer at 12noon onto The Stade open space.
PLEASE READ DATES AND TIMES BELOW CAREFULLY - BOATSIDE GATHERINGS ARE ON 7 AND 8 JULY.
12.00 on Friday 6 July - ARRIVAL - Stade Beach, Hastings
Boats from Hastings' famed fishing fleet and a flotilla of local vessels accompany the boat as she is sighted just off the Stade beach and greeted from the shoreside by the Hastings Shanty Singers.
THE SHIPS LOG
Friday 6 July – 20.30
The First in Last Out (The FILO), 14-15 High Street, Old Town, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3EY
The third gig of the voyage sees Thirty Pounds of Bone adding another song to The Ship’s Log, and collaborating with Steve Cooke, Richard Jones and Liam Genockey. See you there!
7-8 July, 10.00-17.00 - Boatside Gathering and Two-Day Singathon, The Stade
Collective Spirit will be exhibited out of the water on the Stade and serenaded by hundreds of songs sung by thousands of singers over two days. You can also visit the Stade Hall for The Boat Project Exhibition; a sound and image installation revealing the stories behind donations from Hastings used to build the boat.
7-8 July, 11.00-17.00 - Investigations by Project Art Works, Jerwood Gallery
An exhibition of recordings and data from encounters with unfamiliar spaces, including The Boat Project, by people who have perceptual and/or cognitive impairments.
7 July, 17.30 - The Boat Project Presentation, The Stables Gallery,
One of the Artistic Director’s of Lone Twin and The Boat Project Gregg Whelan and local crew member Steve Ashmore give a talk on The Boat Project; from conception and build through to launch and the maiden voyage.
7-8 July, 11.00-16.00 - Spotlight Tours,
Over at the Jerwood Gallery you can enjoy a free nautical Spotlight Tour, focusing on works that have a “flavour of the sea.” Free but ticketed so booking necessary on 01424 425809.
17.00 on Sunday 8 July - DEPARTURE - Stade Open Space, Hastings
As the Two-Day Singathon builds to a crescendo Collective Spirit will leave for the next Port of Call.
With thanks to: Hastings Borough Council, Hastings Fishermen’s Protection Society, Jerwood Gallery, Project Art Works, The Stables.