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Triennial artists commissioned for Gasworks site

The fifth edition of Creative Folkestone Triennial will present around 20 newly commissioned site-specific artworks by internationally acclaimed artists, inviting you to explore the...

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,...

Cultural Policy Readout / 14 September 2020

Chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sports Select Committee writes letter to extend furlough in the arts and leisure sectors Julian Knight MP, Chair...

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...

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 day, free event on 29th February...

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 been selected...

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 the Kent...

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