Features

Dover’s giant awakens

1,850 attend Fort Burgoyne open day Dover's stunning Fort Burgoyne opened its doors to the public for a one...

Leading British artist, Conrad Shawcross, commissioned by Ramsgate schoolchildren

In connection with Pioneering Places partner, Turner Contemporary, leading British artist, Conrad Shawcross, has been commissioned to make a new artwork for...

Young Arts and Heritage Leaders take over Turner Contemporary

60 local children from Ramsgate primary schools took over Turner Contemporary as part of the first phase of the Pioneering Ramsgate project.

Inspirational Creativity: cultural ambition for Kent

This strategy sets out the shared ambition of all the creative partners in Kent, where culture becomes a part of everyday life with more...

Cultural Policy Readout / 11 August 2020

Government release Planning White Paper and launches consultation The government  released its Planning White Paper, it outlines plans to...

EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

Triennial artists commissioned for Gasworks site

Covid Update: Creative Folkestone Triennial has been postponed until September 2021. Curator Lewis Biggs and the Creative Folkestone team are working hard...

Education and Child Leadership

Leading British artist, Conrad Shawcross, commissioned by Ramsgate schoolchildren

In connection with Pioneering Places partner, Turner Contemporary, leading British artist, Conrad Shawcross, has been commissioned to make a new artwork for...

Building skills to commission major new public artwork for Ramsgate

Since 2018, our sixty Young Arts and Heritage Leaders, aged 7 to 9, have been working with Turner Contemporary navigators, Jo Ursell...

Young Arts and Heritage Leaders take over Turner Contemporary

60 local children from Ramsgate primary schools took over Turner Contemporary as part of the first phase of the Pioneering Ramsgate project.

Planning and Placemaking

Fortifications for the soul

Dover’s Fort Burgoyne has been largely inaccessible to the public until The Land Trust brought together Dover Arts Development, (DAD), and Charles Holland Architects...

Pioneering People: Charles Holland and cultural placemaking

Interview with Charles Holland, Architect (Part One) Charles Holland Architects is an international architecture and design studio, producing work that is...

Pioneering People: Charles Holland on the planning process

Charles Holland Architects is an international architecture and design studio, producing work that is multi-disciplinary in scope and includes buildings, exhibitions, public art and...

Wisdom springs eternal down memory lane

Looking to the future use of Folkestone’s old Gasworks site involves reflecting on the past. And remembering the past can help revive the connections...

Time present and time past: the future of Folkestone Gasworks

In this, the first part of an in-depth interview with award-winning architects, East, co-founder and director, Julian Lewis, discusses the "relatively unusual" experience of working with a cultural organisation

Shortlist announced for new public art commission at Fort Burgoyne

Five international artists have been shortlisted for a new public art commission to situated at the West Wing Battery of Dover’s Fort Burgoyne -...

The Future of English Towns

As 100 towns across the UK develop Investment Plans for the Government's Town Deals, Pioneering Places was invited to present some...

Model students exceed expectations

Over the past six months children from four primary schools in Folkestone have been working on proposals for how the disused Gasworks on Ship...

Research and knowledge base

Great Place scheme year one evaluation report

The Great Place scheme is a joint initiative between Arts Council England and Heritage Lottery Fund that aims to pilot new approaches to putting...

Cultural Policy Readout / 22 June 2020

Weekly round-up of the latest from Westminster and beyond, from our partners at Whitehouse Consultancy. Towns Fund Guidance

Let’s Create

Arts Council England has launched its ten year strategy for the period 2020-30, Let's Create. The strategy presents...

Dover: Future Views report

The Future Views workshop was commissioned by Artswork to engage young people and adults in a shared conversation to imagine a thriving, creative future...