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!
I started the #createinkent Tweetup on 18th September 2013. It’s a virtual meet-up in the twittersphere that usually takes place every Monday from 7.30 – 8.30pm (GMT). Just follow the hashtag #createinkent The Tweetups are sponsored by Spacemaker Architects who offer one hour consultations in East Kent for a donation of £40 to 1 of… Read More What’s the #createinkent virtual Tweet up all about?
I love Twitter. There I’ve said it. I’ve always been the kind of person who sent e-mails (and notes and letters in the olden days) saying ‘Have you seen this?’, ‘Do you know about x?’, ‘I think you’d really get along well with Y’ and so Twitter is just perfect for me. I love the… Read More Passionate about the power of Twitter
The next ‘Escape to Create in Whitstable’ will take place at Horsebridge Arts Centre from Saturday 24 October until Sunday 1 November and will offer a range of arts and crafts workshops, many with a coastal theme. Potential workshop leaders offering visual arts and crafts subjects should contact me before Tuesday 22 September at email@example.com to receive… Read More Finalising the details for the next ‘Escape to Create in Whitstable’
Today has been described as a monumental moment in the history of rail travel in the UK. It’s certainly good news for Kent, as today saw the first high speed trains from St Pancras arriving just 30 minutes later in Ashford in Kent, cutting 47 minutes from the usual journey time from Ashford to London… Read More A monumental moment in history
Yesterday I met Anne Maclaren and Simon Giles who are co-ordinating the exciting development of Creek Creative in Faversham. Creek Creative is a social enterprise that will provide studio space for creative people right in the centre of town, just ½ mile from Faversham station (and just over an hour to London). It is planned… Read More Creek Creative
Alturnerative will show the best artists and art students living, working or studying in Kent. The show is planned for the month of August to coincide with the Turner Contemporary Open exhibition and peak holiday time in Margate. The venue is a short walk from the Turner Contemporary Project Space and is on the high… Read More Alturnerative in Margate – Call for submissions