CHAIRFUL IN PROGRESS

Halla Hannesdottir is currently the Resident Armchair Artist at The Beaney in Canterbury.  Hello again! It’s been a great week during my residency as the Chairful Project launched last week and I have already collected quite a few very inventive drawings of chairs. Last Saturday was a ‘Meet the Artist’...

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CHAIRFUL PROJECT

This past week I have been making miniature models made from some of the drawings I shared with you on the last blog post. While drawing I really let go of any thoughts of function and utility and let the creativity run free and as a result the sketches were...

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Behind the Lens: Kent Photographer wins at the BWPA 2015

Terry Whittaker is a freelance photographer keen to explore the relationship between people and nature. He is also the Black and White category winner in this years British Wildlife Photography Awards. Thousands of wildlife and photography fans have already visited the exhibition in the Beaney and are fascinated with the story behind...

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CHAIRFUL

Halla Hannesdottir is currently the Resident Armchair Artist at The Beaney in Canterbury.  This week I´d like to share with you some of my drawings of chairs and furniture pieces that I have been sketching during my residency at the Beaney. Some of them are drawn as possible collectors pieces...

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CANTERBURY’S VERY OWN GLADIATORS

Gary Studley is currently poet-in-residence at Canterbury Roman Museum. Greetings, citizens, I salute you. Or more traditionally, welcome to Blog Eleven. Not wishing to be too presumptuous or dare imply that you out there and I in here have any kind of relationship, but the last time I wrote to...

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I DIDN’T KNOW YOU DID THAT…(PART 2)

Daren Kearl is the Community Development Librarian for Canterbury and Swale District and is based at the Beaney. His role includes working with partners and the local community. A series of blogs on things you probably didn’t know The Beaney offered… 5th to 11th October is Dyslexia Awareness Week, so...

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GIVE WILDLIFE A HOME!

The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015 have finally arrived at The Beaney and our retail team have done it again with a wonderful wildlife-inspired display. Each item has been hand selected, so whether you want to brush up on your photography skills, share a post card from the exhibition or even...

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LUDUS LATRUNCUULORUM

Ciao a tutti (when in Rome, as they say) and welcome to Blog Ten. It’s not a sixth sense or anythingGary Studley is currently poet-in-residence at Canterbury Roman Museum. as dramatic, but if you thought about it, I bet you could tell if a visitor is into something or not...

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THE GREAT ROMAN BAKE OFF

In honour of Britain’s favourite baking show returning to our screens tonight, Canterbury Roman Museum brings you three recipes from Ancient Rome for you to try at home: a signature bake, a technical challenge and a showstopper. Ready, set…BAKE! Signature / Libum Source  Libum is an over 2000 years old...

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