Summer’s ‘almost’ over and #CreateinKent virtual Tweetup is back!

I hope you’ve enjoyed the summer and the gorgeous weather while it lasted. I’ve been lucky enough to travel around the north of England and Scotland, doing my bit for British tourism, and encountering some very creative people on my way. Highlights included a visit to the stunning gardens at Crathes Castle, a thirty minute… Read More Summer’s ‘almost’ over and #CreateinKent virtual Tweetup is back!

The Apprentice rebrands Margate?

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?

Arts Council challenge artists to use the nation as a blank canvas

Artists of all kinds from across the UK are being challenged to use the nation as a blank canvas for twelve inspirational commissions that will showcase our creativity to the world, as part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad.   Submissions can be in any art form by new or experienced artists. The requirements for… Read More Arts Council challenge artists to use the nation as a blank canvas

£12 million boost for English seaside resorts

Southport, Great Yarmouth, Bridlington and Hastings will share £12 million grant from the DCMS funded Sea Change scheme which aims to boost regeneration in coastal areas through investment in culture and heritage.   The money will fund projects to improve theatres, create new performance spaces and retain the heritage within the towns. The programme will… Read More £12 million boost for English seaside resorts