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Great Places – Reading

The Great Place Scheme is a National Lottery-funded programme which responds to the government’s 2016 Culture White Paper. The Scheme aims...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Value of arts and culture in place shaping

Looking at six different places across the country (Birmingham, Halifax, Hastings, Redruth, Southampton and Stoke-on-Trent ), Arts Council England commissioned research into if and...

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...

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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...