Joe Hill is the director and CEO of Towner, the contemporary art gallery of Eastbourne, on England’s southeast coast.

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Towner Eastbourne

Art gallery
Devonshire Park, College Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4JJ, United Kingdom
Towner Eastbourne

"Towner ​​is an amazing institution. There have been artists based in and around the South Downs for a long time. And a lot of those artists’ work have ended up in the collection. But then we’ve grown the collection into national and internationally significant artists and movements as well."

Joe HILL

Camilla’s Bookshop

Book shop
57 Grove Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4TX, United Kingdom
Camilla’s Bookshop

"Probably one of the best secondhand bookshops in the whole of the southeast; probably in the UK. It's one of those ramshackle, piled up sort of book places — and it's run by a parrot which speaks to you as you walk in. So it's a really quite eccentric and fantastic place to visit."

Joe HILL

Birling Gap Beach

Cliffs
Beachy Head Rd, Eastbourne BN20 0AB, United Kingdom
Birling Gap Beach

"Birling Gap Beach is probably one of the most beautiful in the world to swim in because you swim out and you're looking back at the White Cliffs of Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters and everything seems to feel soft there because the chalk sort of softens the water."

Joe HILL

The Eight Bells

Pub
Jevington Rd, Jevington, Polegate BN26 5QB, United Kingdom
The Eight Bells

"They’ve got some fantastic chefs that have moved in from London and they are doing some brilliant experimental Sussex food which is really good."

Joe HILL

De La Warr Pavilion

Art center
Marina, Bexhill-on-Sea TN40 1DP, United Kingdom
De La Warr Pavilion

"One of the most beautiful modernist buildings in Bexhill, which is about 10 minutes drive outside of Eastbourne."

Joe HILL

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