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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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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Spooktacular fun at the Beaney

A day of spooky half term fun for all the family is on offer at the Beaney on Friday 26 October as the museum gets in the Hallowe’en spirit. ‘Fright at the Museum’ runs from midday to 8.30pm and will see the entire Beaney turned into a haunted house with...

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Museum Volunteers Clock Up 865 Hours of Support

Volunteers who work on a range of activities in the city council’s museums and galleries service have been thanked for their efforts at special reception. In 2017, 34 individuals contributed a total of 865 hours of support in areas such as exhibitions, collections, marketing and education, working alongside the service’s...

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Exhibition tells the Ladybird artists’ stories

A special exhibition uncovering the story of the artists who illustrated Ladybird books for more than 30 years opened at The Beaney in Canterbury on Saturday 9 June. Ladybird books have been a familiar fixture on children’s bookshelves since the 1950s but few people are aware that they actually date...

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