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Coasters is currently made up of eleven  partners – arts organisations based in locations around the entire coast of England.

SeaChange Arts, Great Yarmouth

Lead Partner

An independent arts development charity based in Great Yarmouth but collaborating internationally and dedicated to delivering outstanding Circus and Street Arts events including the annual Out There Festival.

Activate Performing Arts, Dorset


Activate are leaders in outdoor and landscape art, producing, promoting and developing performing arts in Dorset with the belief that artists can affect and provide positive change in our communities.

Freedom Festival, Hull


Freedom Festival is the flagship arts event within the city”s growing cultural landscape (Hull is UK City of Culture  2017). Now in its ninth year, Freedom Festival  celebrates – through artistic and cultural expression – Hull”s independent spirit and historic contribution to the cause of freedom as the birthplace of slave trade abolitionist William Wilberforce.


Hastings Borough Council


Hastings Borough Council is a strong supporter of arts and culture, with culture-led regeneration a key priority. It supports Stade Saturdays, a series of free performances on Hastings seafront, and the St Leonards Festival, a two day celebration of culture and community.

Leftcoast, Blackpool


Leftcoast programme arts  and creative activity across Blackpool and Wyre. It produces amazing art – from jaw-dropping spectacles to  intimate experiences to  inspire and support those who  live, work and study there.

Mouth of the Tyne Festival


Mouth of the Tyne Festival is a four day cultural celebration showcasing the award winning coastline. It features live music, free street entertainment, activities for under 5”s and their parents and a colourful pageant.

Worthing Theatres


Worthing Theatres is the Connaught Theatre, Studio and Cinema, Pavilion Theatre and Assembly Hall. Working with renowned theatre makers, music promoters and producers throughout the UK and Europe, Worthing Theatres recently launched Summer of Circus the third largest contemporary circus festival within the UK, set to be repeated in 2017 and beyond.

Dreamland, Margate

Associate Partner

Dreamland in Margate is a unique heritage amusement park at the heart of the Thanet tourism economy. It will continue to play a significant role in the regeneration of Margate.

SO Festival

Associate Partner

SO Festival is an exciting and innovative outdoor arts festival that promotes and presents the best festival arts and entertainment across East Lincolnshire, ending with an explosive finale weekend in Skegness.

Theatre Orchard

Associate Partner

Theatre Orchard is an arts development charity that both produces and presents inspiring performance and creative opportunities in a diverse range of places and spaces in North Somerset …  and beyond.