Jaywick Martello Tower: Coastal Open 2023

We are now accepting applications for the Coastal Open 2023.

Join us at Jaywick Martello Tower for the annual Costal Open exhibition where we will be celebrating the talents of local artists and craft makers, from painting to pottery to poetry and beyond. Now is your chance to submit an application to have your artwork on display.

The Coastal Open is your chance to display and sell some of the incredible artwork you have been making this year that explore one of the following three themes, community, environment or heritage.

Entry is open to all and costs £2.50 per artwork to enter, a maximum of two artworks per person can be entered.

All details of how to enter can be found on the Coastal Open Guidance Form and you can enter by emailing your Coastal Open Application Form to JaywickMartelloTower@essex.gov.uk

Please note that this year we are unable to accept applications by post.

We look forward to receiving your application and hope you will join us for this wonderful celebration of local art and artists.

Dates for your diary:

  • Deadline for applications is Friday 11 August 2023, midnight.
  • Artwork to be dropped off at JMT on Monday 11 September 2023, 10am-1pm.
  • The Exhibition will be running from Thursday 14 September – Sunday 29 October 2023.
  • Artwork must be collected on Monday 30 October 2023.

Event details


March 28 - August 11, 2023


12:00pm - 12:00pm



Who for?

For the whole family


Jaywick Martello Tower

The Promenade, Belsize Ave, Clacton-on-Sea,, Essex, England, CO15 2LF

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