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A Community Interest Company (not-for-profit)

 

 

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Creative Waves are looking for enthusiastic people to become part of a team to deliver our Heritage Lottery Funded project in Worthing - Pop up on

the Prom. We would love as many people as possible to be involved with the project, commit

as much time as you like, even if it's just an hour or two!

Volunteers will gain valuable insights into Worthing’s heritage and will help to enable the history of our seaside heritage be preserved and shared for future generations. This volunteer experience provides an opportunity to develop new skills, make new friends, contribute to our town’s living history and most importantly have fun!

 

Contact Nadia for more infomation: [email protected]

Volunteers needed

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A big thank you to

our funders for

supporting this project.

Pop Up on the Prom aims to encourage people to value, share and preserve their social history and seaside heritage. Focusing on Worthing's promenade that stretches West to Goring and East to Lancing.

 

Since the first section was built in 1819, the promenade has undergone extensive developments; through research and talking to people we will explore the changes in architecture. fashion, leisure activities and use.

 

Photographs will enable us to                                                    'walk through history’ reflecting

on how coastal communities

responded and continue to adapt

to changes in the town’s wealth

and social history.

Highlighting local traditions and pastimes through industry, recreation and war.

 

Presenting written, aural and photographic research since 1819 via a series of free activities and displays, interpreted in a family friendly format in public spaces along the promenade.

Culminating in a celebratory, heritage day, bringing together the successes of this inter-generational project. We will compliment the vision and growth for Worthing Museum’s regeneration through our schools’ outreach programme.

 

A pop up photo booth inspired by "Sunny Snaps” & “Worthing Walkies”a popular seaside photographic company. Our trained volunteers will capture new memories that will be printed and curated.

 

The project will involve the annual childrens parade along the

promenade, free pop up events and heritage walks on the prom throughout the Summer months of 2019.

 

The free, vintage heritage day will take place at East Beach

on the promenade and on Beach Green. Public will be encouraged to dress up in their favourite era and discover seaside entertainment from the past in September 2019.

 

More details coming soon...

Celebrating 200 years of Worthing's seaside heritage

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Click here to see our promenade research,

curated for a heritage exhibition on Worthing Pier.

 

 

 

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Click here to see our educational heritage workshops

for schools at Worthing Museum.  

 

 

 

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