Littoral Light II

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Littoral Light II

Jason Jones-Hall photo credit, artwork by Aidan Gray and Sue Fletcher

Following its enormously successful debut in 2016, Littoral Light is back again for a second year.

Back by popular demand, with many more artists taking part, this beautiful, illuminated, twilight art exhibition is uniquely set on a remote stretch of the tidal zone of Ramsgate beach, by the artists’ collective, Article 10.

At 9pm, when the sun has set and the tide reaches its lowest point, artists will temporarily take over the beach to create magnificent light sculptures, performance and sound installations.

The art will be installed, curated and shown in the short time frame of just a few hours before the tide returns. All traces of the exhibition will vanish overnight leaving only the waves against the iconic white-chalk cliffs of the Kent coastline.

The exhibition is created by Article10, a Thanet-based artist collective. The group was formed in 2016 to pioneer innovative approaches to public art in unusual public spaces. Building upon the success of last year the exhibition has tripled the number of artists taking place this year including artists from the UK, New York, Ireland and Japan.

Visitors to the exhibition are invited to become part of the show by bringing along their own torches and lanterns to light their way as they discover the works amongst the rocks, sand, caves and cliffs.

Don’t miss this magical evening experience.

Part of the Think Big series of events.

Entry to the Exhibition

The safest and easiest access point to the exhibition is from the Ramsgate end of the beach. From the car park at the bottom of Marina Road, walk North on the promenade to the very end. From there follow the light!

Littoral Light Map

What to bring:

Make sure you bring a torch to see where you’re walking and wear sensible footwear. To become part of the show bring glowsticks, lanterns and luminous clothing.
Disabled access: Beach Within Reach all-terrain wheelchairs will be available from the car park at Marina Road. For more information and booking please contact

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Susan Allbert, NY, USA
Antonia Courcier
Dahpne Dahrendorf
Zo Defferary
Ema Dennis
Lynn Dennison
Emma Ferry
Susan Fletcher
Baby Forest, Ireland
Aidan Gray
Deborah Humm 
Benjamin Hunt
Katie Jolin 
Madeline Jones
Samara Jones-Hall
Tess King
Claire Orme
Marian Padina
Nick Page
Gary Perkins
Danna Project 
Jay Rechsteiner 
Holly Rogers 
Julia Rogers 
Ruth E Rollason
The Seaside Starlettes
Mark Shepherd
Martin Tanton 
Karen Vost
Deborah Walsh
Nozomi Watanabe, Japan
Chiara Williams 
Helen Whitehead 
Vivienne Yankah 


The featured photo above is by Jason Jones-Hall showing artwork by Aidan Gray and Sue Fletcher at Littoral Light in 2016.

The photos below show installations during the first Littoral Light in 2016.


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July 28 2017


Date: 28th July 2017
Time: 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Beach adjacent to East Cliff Underchine


Article 10