The Mane Event

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The Mane Event

Join us on the penultimate day of the exhibition J.D. Okhai Ojeikere:Hairstyles and Headdresses to explore ideas about hair and hairstyling.

Free, playful workshops and enlivening activities will take place throughout the building from 10.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m., culminating in the screening of the movie Good Hair (Cert. 12A) at 3.00 p.m.

Want to jazz up your look ...

Visit our pop up salon for some hot styling with Bexhill College Hair and Beauty students

Try new things at our drop-in activities ...

Make crazy, colourful, carnival wigs

Fold, tuck and gather vivid fabrics to produce a unique hair accessory

Try out fabulous steampunk styles produced by Bexhill College Hair and Beauty students in our ‘selfie studio’

Learn more about the art of hair ...

Join artist and writer Aïcha Daffé for Untangling J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere: Hairstyles & Headdresses. Free talks in Gallery Two at 11 a.m and 2 p.m.

Hair Pique (2014). Image courtesy Aïcha Daffé

Hair Pique (2014). Image courtesy Aïcha Daffé

Or catch a movie?

Kick back with some popcorn to watch the movie Good Hair (Cert. 12A)

Free admission: booking is recommended. 

Good Hair

 Good Hair (Cert. 12A) is fronted by comedian Chris Rock


  • 10:30am - 3pm Drop-in events
  • 11am & also at 2pm - Talks in Gallery 2
  • 3pm - Film screening 

The Mane Event is free, donations welcome.


Sat 18 Apr 2015-
Sat 18 Apr 2015

Tickets: Free entry

Booking & Information:
01424 229 111
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