A competition organized by Produced in Kent will be launched later this week (5 June) to encourage young children to have fun with fresh fruit and vegetables whilst finding out about the variety that is grown close to their homes in the ‘Garden of England’. The competition is open to all primary… Read More Young children in Kent invited to get creative with fruit and veg!
The £25,000 Threadneedle Prize – one of the most important and valuable prizes awarded in the UK for a contemporary painting or sculpture – takes place at the Mall Galleries London in September 2009. This year the selection panel comprises five invited artists plus one guest selector. Prize money totals £36,000. There is still time… Read More Artists selected by artists
As someone who has spent many years developing tourism destination brands (including London, England, and Kent) I’m going to be watching tonight’s Apprentice with great interest, as the candidates’ challenge is to rebrand the seaside resort of Margate in Kent. Branding, for the uninitiated, is all about influencing your customer’s perceptions about what you… Read More The Apprentice rebrands Margate?
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to sell your craft and develop your client base at Bohemia in the Kings Mile, Canterbury. Let the public know the stories behind each piece of work to encourage them to return again and again. To qualify your work must – Be handmade, and not imported… Read More Calling all creatives in Canterbury and East Kent
I’m delighted that Sandie Dawe has been appointed as Chief Executive of Visit Britain (VB). Not only because we used to work together (at London Tourist Board) and she is a friend, but also because she will be great! Her enthusiasm for Britain has never waned and she understands the politics and challenges that… Read More Woman takes the top job in UK Tourism
Every year in June artists and craftspeople across the South East of England open their doors to the public. This year’s event takes place from 5th – 21st June 2009 – full details at South East Open Studios and a short film showing some of the artists who took part in 2008 can be… Read More Artists open the doors to their worlds
Tankerton Beach in Whitstable has just been awarded a Blue Flag to recognise ‘its high quality environments and facilities’. Only 71 beaches in England achieved this in 2009 so it’s quite an achievement. Further along the north Kent coast you’ll find another 7 Blue Flags on the Isle of Thanet (Margate, Ramsgate, Westgate and… Read More Another reason to visit Whitstable? No sand, but we do have a flag!