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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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 CANTERBURY PEOPLE’S MAP PART VI

Rob Turner is currently the Resident Armchair Artist at The Beaney in Canterbury.  There’s a Grey Wagtail outside the window The annual rubber duck race was cancelled (due to excessive water weed) but rescheduled Where the Tour de France went I sat in this park hoping I would get this job...

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DIG FOR HISTORY

Gary Studley is currently poet-in-residence at Canterbury Roman Museum. Blog Nine. Ok, so I guess I kind of lied all those months ago in Blog Two… …In creative writing  – whether for a poem, short story or Chapter One of a massive novel – they say that your first line...

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THE CANTERBURY PEOPLE’S MAP PART III

A community walk to the Abbots Mill Project, an eco showcase in the heart of Canterbury. Rob Turner is currently the Resident Armchair Artist at The Beaney in Canterbury.  The feeling or look of the map now seems to be establishing itself; one of my roles in its making has been...

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THE CANTERBURY PEOPLE’S MAP PART II

Made through a series of open workshops at the Beaney. Rob Turner is currently the Resident Armchair Artist at The Beaney in Canterbury.  The second workshop coincided with another event at the Beaney that day and it was busy.  I don’t remember a point during the day where it wasn’t being...

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THE CANTERBURY PEOPLE’S MAP

Rob Turner is currently the Resident Armchair Artist at The Beaney in Canterbury.  I believe maps to be important documents reflecting cultural interests and changing social attitudes and I also think the personality, the views and the interests of a person drawing a map must always indirectly leek out however precise...

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