CRAIG CARRIES… A 17TH CENTURY SWORD

We are back with our regular feature ‘Craig carries’ where our Collections Manager, Craig Bowen, showcases the objects he is currently transporting around our museums. This week Craig has been carrying… a 17th Century Sword. A Royal Charter in 1609, granted by James I conferred the right to appoint a ‘Sword...

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BAGPUSS STAMP FEATURES ON POSTBOX IN CANTERBURY

The Bagpuss stamp was unveiled today on a postbox in Canterbury to mark the 50th anniversary of Royal Mail’s much-loved modern Special Stamps programme (#yearofthestamp). Bagpuss featured on a set of Special Stamps issued in 2014 celebrating much-loved characters from children’s TV, marking 40 years since he made his debut. ...

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THE RADFALL

Rob Turner is currently the Resident Armchair Artist at The Beaney in Canterbury.  I didn’t know I was going to start this residency with the Radfall, it just jumped out at me. I was looking through a cabinet of old Ordnance Survey maps in the local studies section of the Library...

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