Exhibition documents lockdown life in Canterbury

A special exhibition celebrating the creativity, stories and experiences of the community during lockdown is open now at The Beaney. Every fortnight during the countrywide lockdown, The Beaney released a new theme to inspire its audiences with ideas of art they could create. These themes were based on six ways...

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Into the Light: Reviewing the Beaney Collection

The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge continues to develop and expand its award-winning Health and Wellbeing programme as part of an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation. As part of this agenda The Beaney has completed a groundbreaking 18 month long volunteer project, designed specifically for students affected by...

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Pride Canterbury tells its story at Beaney exhibition

A special exhibition telling the story of Pride Canterbury opens at The Beaney this Saturday (8 August). With this year’s Pride celebration in the city cancelled due to Covid-19, the exhibition provides a Pride experience through photographs, film and other features instead. Visitors will be able to see exclusive Pride...

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Equality & Diversity through Literature

Now more than ever, people across the world are coming together and striving to learn more about racism and diversity.  Understanding diversity is more important than ever and reading is a good starting point for learning, discussion and change. Here’s are a few recommendations from our library, Kent Libraries, of...

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