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...

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

Online Placemaking

How is a community's sense of place and placemaking reflected online? Where does place exist in the digital realm? As we emerge...

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...

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

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.

Heritage assets on the Edge of going digital

One of the common themes of the Pioneering Places projects is how heritage assets - often long-forgotten or underused sites - can be used...

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...

Planning and Placemaking

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 -...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cultural Policy Readout / 8 June 2020

Weekly round-up of the latest from Westminster and beyond, from our partners at Whitehouse Consultancy. Creative Coalition

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...