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Coming to the streets of Hastings, St Leonards on Sea and Bexhill on Sea in the summer of 2022.  Keep checking back for more news.

Welcome Sponsors

Adopt a Duck – find out how your business could sponsor one of our quirky Rubber Ducks.

Welcome Schools

Going quackers about our Ducks?  Find out how to welcome a Rubber Duckling into your school or nursery.

Welcome Artists

Calling all artists – from classical to contemporary, realist to abstract – show us your Duck designs.

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Welcome to Follow that Duck

A fabulous live art trail coming to the streets of Hastings and Rother in the summer of 2022.

Have you ever wondered what a 5ft rubber duck would look like?  Well, look no further – we are turning the familiar Rubber Duck into a spectacular public art event that will flap, waddle and swim from Hastings Old Town to Bexhill on Sea.  Grab your binoculars and your walking shoes and Follow that Duck.

For ten weeks in the summer of 2022 the streets, gardens and beaches of Hastings, St Leonards and Bexhill on Sea will be brought to life by a flock of fabulous Rubber Duck sculptures. Each giant duck will be hand decorated with individually created designs, many of which will showcase the wealth of artistic talent within East Sussex.  The ducks will create a free, fun, family friendly live art trail which will play an integral part in the economic, cultural and social recovery of Hastings and Rother, enticing locals and visitors back into our beautiful local area.

Latest News

28th February 2022

Our Rubber Duck sculptures have arrived after a lengthy road trip from Poland.  The sculptures were received into the care of our Logistics Partner, Dobbs Logistics, who ensured they were all well settled in for the night - a tot.... Read More

4th May 2021

Calling all businesses in Hastings and Rother – Follow that Duck needs you!! Follow that Duck is a live art trail coming to the streets of Hastings and Rother in the summer of 2022, brought to you by St Michael’s Hospice in.... Read More

4th May 2021

In September 2020, Albert was delivered to local artists, Mark and Issi Fisher to receive his new coat of feathers.  And what a fine coat it is! Albert is now known as the ‘Pride of Hastings’ and depicts many of the best l.... Read More

4th May 2021

A real red-letter day in 2020 saw the arrival of the very first Rubber Duck sculpture at St Michael’s Hospice. Affectionately known as Albert, this duck represents the first in a brand-new sculpture design from event partner, Wi.... Read More

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