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...

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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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10 FACTS ALL BOOK LOVERS OF KENT NEED TO KNOW

In celebration of #WorldBookDay, here’s a roundup of little known facts about our favourite authors with a connection to Kent and Canterbury… 1. In the 1920s Canterbury resident Mary Tourtel was asked by the Daily Express to invent a children’s character for the newspaper. Her creation was the iconic, and...

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