December 22, 2020 2 min read


This festive season the tram stops along Blackpool’s famous seafront will be taken over by several local artists, displaying their work in a unique open-air gallery.

HIVEArts are ‘Hivejacking’ the tram stops between the South and North piers, with each shelter along the route displaying large scale works from two different artists representing a cross section of styles and imagery from 28 members of Blackpool’s artistic community.


The artists involved have previously worked and exhibited with local community arts groups HIVEArts and Arrested ReDevelopment, with huge and continuing support from HIVE café, situated within the local town centre.

Building on previous successful local and national exhibitions held at HIVEBpl, and with the much-appreciated support of Blackpool Council and Blackpool Transport, this project will bring a free open-air art exhibition, with access for all, to the Promenade.

The works will be on display from Friday 18th December 2020 to Saturday 2nd January 2021at each stop on both sides of the tracks.

The artists involved are:

Adam Gee (Photography), Adrian Pritchard (Fine Art), Anna Ravliuc (Fine Art), Beata Kuczynska (Fine Art, Sculpture), Catch-22 (Urban Art, Fine Art), David J Nightingale(Photography), Dawn Mander (Photography), Dylan Cross (Pottery, Fine Art), Jacquie Cross (Pottery, Ceramics, Fine Art), Elizabeth Ward (Fine Art), Holly Arnfield (Fine Art),Infected By Design (Urban Art, Fine Art), Jane Richmond (Sculpture, Fine Art), John Marc Allen (Tangerine Art) (Fine Art, Urban Art), Kate Yates (Photography), Laura Shevaun-Green (Fine Art), Libby Nightingale (Photography), Marianne Van Loo (Photography), Mathew Jones (Fine Art), Monika Mrozowska (Fine Art), Ann Worsnip (Oi Doris) (Typewriter Art), Peter Jamieson-Sinclair (Fine Art), Rachel Joy (Fine Art),Richard Hardwick (Photography), Richard Oughton (Photography), Robin Ross (Screen Print), Seca One (Urban Art), Shamack (Fine Art, Sculpture), Will Bentham (Lowdown) (Urban Art, Fine Art)

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