Arts Award

Arts Award is a wonderful way for children and young people to be inspired by and enjoy the arts. Taking part in a learning activity at Canterbury Museums & Galleries can contribute towards gaining an Arts Award qualification. Arts Award is offered at 5 levels, 4 of which are accredited...

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Women’s History Month and the Curation of Female History

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we’ve been posting weekly spotlights on our Facebook page of some of Canterbury Museums and Galleries’ fierce female inspirations. This blog post brings together all 4 spotlights as well as discussing why conversations surrounding the representation of female history remain relevant to the cultural...

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Cricket World Cup trophy comes to Canterbury

Local people will have the chance to see one of the world’s most iconic sporting trophies on Tuesday 14 May when the ICC Cricket World Cup trophy goes on show at The Beaney in Canterbury. The 12th edition of the Cricket World Cup takes place in England and Wales between...

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Incredible creations on show at The Beaney

An exhibition of 30 stunning models of iconic moments in British history made entirely out of LEGO bricks comes to The Beaney in Canterbury this February.   ‘Bricks Britannia: A History of Britain in LEGO Bricks’ includes as its centrepiece a show-stopping eight metre-long model of The Flying Scotsman, the...

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UKC and CCCU Student Volunteering Week

Canterbury Museums and Galleries are all about wellness. We know that university isn’t easy for every student, and we’re kicking off a brand new volunteering project which is designed especially for students who have anxiety funded by the Museums Association Esme Fairbairn Collections Fund. The Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund is...

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Beaney Schools Project Slows Down The Pace

From January 2019, the Beaney in Canterbury will be offering schools and other educational groups exclusive access to the museum for a new learning workshop ‘Mindfulness Mondays’.   Over the last few years, the Beaney has become a leading museum in the area of health and wellbeing through a variety...

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