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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See Gerald Scarfe’s stage and screen designs at The Beaney

The first major exhibition of stage designs by the celebrated cartoonist Gerald Scarfe has opened at The Beaney. ‘Gerald Scarfe – Stage and Screen’ offers visitors a rare opportunity to explore the extensive but little-known production designs by the political cartoonist, who had a 50-year career at the Sunday Times...

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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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Improving Staff Health and Wellbeing at Canterbury Museums and Galleries

Canterbury Museums and Galleries are interested in exploring the benefits of arts and heritage on people’s health and wellbeing! Over the past 5 years, the Museums’ team have been trialling various creative interventions in order to understand how a Museum can offer unique experiences to support healthier and happier lifestyles....

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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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