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?
Much is being written, by people more knowledgeable than me (like Dan Thomson who runs the empty shops network ) about how to turn the problem of empty shops in our high streets into an opportunity. As someone who is involved in the tourism industry I’m also keen to see that our high streets don’t… Read More Is there a market for evening cafe culture in Kent’s coastal towns?
The #365creativechallenge is a twitter campaign I started on 1st January 2011. Its aim is to encourage you to take up the challenge to participate in at least one creative activity every day, for 365 days, and to tweet what you do using the hash tag #365creativechallenge. It’s hard to find the time to be… Read More What is the #365creativechallenge?
The launch of ’21st Century Kent – A Blueprint For The County’s Future’ is the vision for Kent, commissioned by Kent County Council and produced by architect and urban designer Sir Terry Farrell and his team. The document is useful and important, in terms of setting a context and goal to aim for but, as… Read More My vision for Kent’s Creative Coast
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
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?