An artist's impression of the Iron Age hill fort settlement at Bigbury Hill, near Canterbury Image shows a range of prehistoric tools, including hand axes. 

Prehistoric People! New Learning Workshop

Image: A range of prehistoric tools, including hand axes. From September 2019, The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge will be offering a brand new learning workshop, ‘Prehistoric People’!  After the success of the ‘Meet you Fossil Ancestors’ drop in session, held in The Beaney’s Garden Room from May to...

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International Interactive Workshops at The Beaney

This summer, we have introduced a new, hands-on interactive workshop aimed at our International student visitors. These active learning sessions have proved to be extremely popular and we have welcomed over 237 students aged 8-17 from France, China, Italy, Germany, Croatia, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Poland and Russia along with their...

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Taylor Wessing Photographic Exhibition returns to The Beaney

One of the world’s most prestigious photography awards returns to The Beaney this month. The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition, which is organised by the National Portrait Gallery, celebrates and promotes the very best in contemporary portrait photography from around the world. This year’s exhibition features over 50 images...

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Arts Award

Arts Award is a wonderful way for children and young people to be inspired by and enjoy the arts. Taking part in a learning activity at Canterbury Museums & Galleries can contribute towards gaining an Arts Award qualification. Arts Award is offered at 5 levels, 4 of which are accredited...

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Women’s History Month and the Curation of Female History

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we’ve been posting weekly spotlights on our Facebook page of some of Canterbury Museums and Galleries’ fierce female inspirations. This blog post brings together all 4 spotlights as well as discussing why conversations surrounding the representation of female history remain relevant to the cultural...

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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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