Exhibition documents lockdown life in Canterbury

A special exhibition celebrating the creativity, stories and experiences of the community during lockdown is open now at The Beaney. Every fortnight during the countrywide lockdown, The Beaney released a new theme to inspire its audiences with ideas of art they could create. These themes were based on six ways...

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Into the Light: Reviewing the Beaney Collection

The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge continues to develop and expand its award-winning Health and Wellbeing programme as part of an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation. As part of this agenda The Beaney has completed a groundbreaking 18 month long volunteer project, designed specifically for students affected by...

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Pride Canterbury tells its story at Beaney exhibition

A special exhibition telling the story of Pride Canterbury opens at The Beaney this Saturday (8 August). With this year’s Pride celebration in the city cancelled due to Covid-19, the exhibition provides a Pride experience through photographs, film and other features instead. Visitors will be able to see exclusive Pride...

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Canterbury Roman Museum set to reopen

Canterbury Roman Museum in Butchery Lane will reopen this Saturday (1 August), featuring an interactive projector where children can uncover a hidden mosaic and uncover hidden treasure. All tickets until the end of August will be half price. Opening hours are 10am to 5pm, seven days a week. Capacity is limited to 12 visitors...

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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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