Georgie Meadows’ Stitched Drawings: Artist’s Talk

Textile artist and former occupational therapist Georgie Meadows talks about her stunning machine-stitched exhibition in the Front Room gallery. She looks at the inspiration for the pictures and techniques used, and focuses on the pictures’ subjects and the importance of how we interpret what we see and how this affects...

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Talk Time

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Talk Time

New to the area? Looking to make new friends?

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Talk Time

New to the area? Looking to make new friends?

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Talk Time

New to the area? Looking to make new friends?

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Beast and the Beauty at The Beaney

Dr Jayne Wackett is Visiting Lecturer to the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS) at the University of Kent. She is an art historian specialising in works from the medieval period and the Renaissance.

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Meet the artist: Henry Cockburn

See the new exhibition Henry’s Demons, and meet the artist who will be available to talk about his experience of mental illness and recovery, and how these relate to his art by fuelling its visionary qualities.

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Public talk: Art and Recovery: Henry’s Demons – meet the authors

Together with readings from the bestselling memoir Henry’s Demons (2011) by Patrick and Henry Cockburn, Henry will talk about how it feels to be gripped by psychosis and to be in a mental hospital, and will explain how his art relates to these experiences. Includes a question and answer session...

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THE BEANEY BACKSTORY

Local historian and library volunteer Alan Barber explores the fascinating history of The Beaney, its donor and its origins.

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BEANEY BIRTHDAY FIVE CASE TOUR

Join the Collections Team on a special tour around the museum as they share their top five fantastic objects in The Beaney and explore Canterbury’s rich history and heritage. Free admission but advanced booking required. Suitable for adults and children age 12 plus.

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