Contemporary Originals

Herne Bay Festival 2021- 1

Original works Exhibition/Sale at Beach Creative  from August 20 to 26th Banksy – Hirst – Perry – Paolozzi – Boyle – Man Ray – Kelly – Astrop – Feiler and many more

Young Cultural Ambassadors Summer School Visual Arts

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This is a FREE Art course  with Tutor Gill Wilson professional artist/educator. It runs for 3 weeks  (Mon/Tue/Thur/Fri) 10am to 15.30pm at Beach Creative from Monday August 2nd to Friday August 20th It is supported by Canterbury City Council

Make a Scarecrow

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We will have 3 workshops on 3 separate days with each one 2 hours Sunday 25th July  2 – 4pm —- Monday 26th July 11am to 1pm —- Tuesday 27th July 11am to 1pm These workshops will  involve inter-generational  activities combining ideas for each to  build a scarecrow that will be displayed in people’s gardens […]

Museum Takeaway Activities

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TAKEAWAY ACTIVITIES Ongoing throughout the festival, drop into the museum to collect Look Up photo quiz – collect our quiz sheet from the Seaside Museum and take a walk around Herne Bay to see if you can spot all the architectural features listed. Available throughout the festival. Craft activity pack – collect a craft pack […]

Cartoonist Workshop – Three Fingers For Myanmar Campaign

Herne Bay Festival 2021- 9

THE SURREAL McCOYCartoonist, illustratorPart of the Cartoon Festival – an exciting workshop with The Surreal McCoy As seen in the Sunday Times, the Independent, the London Evening Standard, the Hampstead Village Voice; the Spectator, Readers’ Digest, Fortean Times, The Oldie, Prospect and Saga magazines, and other unlikely places.Held the post of Cartoonist-In-Residence on Sandi Toksvig’s daily […]

The Giles Family Holiday at Home.

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In 2020 the popular Giles family celebrated its 75th birthday. From the start the Daily Express family enjoyed many holidays together and days out. In a year when we are all encouraged to take a staycation, our exhibition The Giles Family Holidays at Home explores some of the joys of the British seaside holiday – whatever the […]

Cartooning Live

Herne Bay Festival 2021- 15

Back on the Pier with all your favourite cartoonists  Sunday August 1st 12noon to 5pm


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Join Emily Parris from The Darkroom at Beach Creative for a fun, hands on cyanotype printing workshop in 30 minute slots. ​What is a cyanotype. The cyanotype printing technique is one of the earliest forms of photography, invented in 1842 by Sir John Herschel. A cyanotype print is created by exposing UV sensitive paper to […]

Black White Gold Photography Exhibition

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Photography exhibition of popular Instagram dogs .  The account has 45,000 followers and has been featured by Instagram 3 times.  Photos have also appeared several times in national newspapers and magazines.  I propose to print photos from the account that I took in and around Herne Bay.  They will be printed large scale (approx […]