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Conrad Shawcross: Beacons (2021)

New major artwork by renowned artist Conrad Shawcross commissioned by local school children launched in Ramsgate. As part of Pioneering Places East Kent - the...

Heritage-led regeneration: Do less. Impose less. Make the building the star.

Canterbury youth creating new histories through heritage Faced with some "fairly difficult choices" over what to do with the 13th century former Poor Priest's Hospital...

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 take-aways from our...

Make happy those who are near …

Morag Myerscough's Triennial artwork echoes the gasometers which once stood on this site and draws on the shared cultural history, heritage and talents of...

Crossing new thresholds at Tate with Young Arts and Heritage Leaders

Tips for supporting Young Arts and Heritage Leaders … and tips they received from Tate’s Senior Curator, Mark Godfrey, in commissioning public artworks.

Rethinking Creative Clusters

Rethinking Creative Clusters for the Levelling-Up Agenda When we talk about “Creative Clusters”, we tend to think of them as either location-based clusters - usually...

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 at the...

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 from the...

Unveiling the Plinths

Banksy artwork returns to Folkestone and a new project launches to celebrate creativity and community A well-known artwork has returned to the streets of Folkestone,...

Positive collaborations between heritage and HE

As part of the Heritage2020 #HeritageChat, we look at what has worked for the Pioneering Places projects in collaborating with the Higher Education sector...

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