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Unveiling the Plinths

Banksy artwork returns to Folkestone and a new project launches to celebrate creativity and community A well-known artwork...

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...

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...

Let’s Create

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

New art work commissioned for Fort Burgoyne’s West Wing

Following a thorough commissioning process during which a shortlist of five artists were supported to develop their initial proposals, Emily Peasgood has...

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 -...

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.

Creating an immersive exhibition in a heritage space

Marlowe Theatre's Associate Designer, Rachel Smith, on immersive design and a sensory experience

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Cultural Policy Readout / 20 October 2020

DCMS awards £76 million in latest Culture Recovery Fund grants The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has announced an...

Cultural Policy Readout / 12 October 2020

DCMS announces further distribution of the Cultural Recovery Fund The Culture Secretary, Oliver Dowden, has announced further distribution of the £1.57...

Heritage Digital Now

Pioneering Places Project Director, Jason Jones-Hall, was delighted to be invited to talk about Pioneering Places digital work and Online Placemaking project...

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...