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Jaywick Martello Tower Coastal Open


Thursday 12 September – Sunday 27 October

This year we are celebrating a momentous ten years since our first Coastal Open Exhibition. Since the exhibition began in 2010 we’ve hosted an amazing variety of artwork from local artists within Essex and this year is going to be our best year yet!

The Coastal Open exhibition is your chance to exhibit your craft and showcase your talent. Open to all people and all types of artwork: painting, photography, sculpture, textiles, music and more!

To find out how to enter your artwork download our application guidance here and our application form here.

We look forward to receiving your entry! The deadline is Friday 9 August. You can post or email your entry form to us. 


If you have any questions or queries do not hesitate in getting in touch, we would love to hear from you:
01255 822783


The Coastal Open is proud to be part of Essex Summer of Art. Essex Summer of Art is brought to you in partnership with Essex County Council's Culture and Green Spaces, Visit Essex and participating District, Borough and Unitary Councils and the many and varied art trails of Essex.