Tiers Before Bedtime – Creating Heritage Volume II: Part Two

Day 297: Monday 11th January Looking beyond the experience of old routines (weekly football, commuting, travel) coming to a stop I have been thinking a little bit about privileges (having a car/garden/supportive family and friends/a job/a job I can mostly do from home) and one in particular began to stand...

Continue reading

The Beaney in the running for national award

The quality of services provided for older people at The Beaney in Canterbury has led to the museum being shortlisted for a national award. It is up against four other venues in the ‘Best Age-Friendly Cultural Organisation’ category at this year’s Fantastic for Families Awards, with the results set to...

Continue reading

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. ...

Continue reading

CANTERBURY’S CLANGERS MAKE THEIR TV RETURN!

Today is a very exciting day at Canterbury Museums as some of our favourite residents are making their return to the small screen. Tonight sees the premiere of the new series of Clangers which will air on CBeebies at 17:30. Old and new fans of the original TV show are...

Continue reading

WE ARE CLOSED FROM THURSDAY 5 NOVEMBERFIND OUT MORE