About Marine Studios

Marine Studios is a community-interest company. That means we focus on projects that benefit the community rather than make profits for shareholders.

We have 2400 square foot of flexible space on the seafront available for sharing, testing, working and playing.

We stage events that range from First Fridays (exhibits, talks and more), to GEEK (a festival of games of the past, present and future), and Adventures in Comics (a 2 page comic challenge).
We put up the money for our ideas and sometimes (as with GEEK) we find funding from other organisations so that we can take our events to larger audiences.

We’re a seaside sandbox for ideas that get communities talking.












In our parallel life we’re HKD, award-winning designers of museums and exhibitions. Home to an exciting team of architects, graphic designers, illustrators, writers and artists.


We believe that all projects should extend cultural access and social interaction, and allow museums to have an ongoing communication with their audiences.

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Join us

Do you want to be part of a First Friday?

We’d like to hear from you if you want to:

• Be part of a First Friday, whether you have a book to launch, artwork to exhibit or a performance to give. Check out our PDF to give examples of the range of events our First Fridays encompass.

• Arrange a visit to our studios to check out our bright and friendly working space.

• Host a meeting in our spacious meeting room that boasts spectacular sea-views.


Don't forget First Fridays are free events open to the public, so check out our page to see what's happening next month. We look forward to seeing you soon.


E: info@marinestudios.co.uk

T: 01843 282 219

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