For the last three years in Herne Bay’s magnificent memorial park, local community groups and organisations have come together to showcase the brilliant work they do, and to get to know their community through games and activities. Initially devised and organised by People United as a finale to We All Do Good Things, this has […]

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Could arts be a ‘superconductor’ for kindness? Written in association with the Centre for the Study of Group Processes at the University of Kent, this paper is for practitioners, arts professionals, policy makers, researchers, funders, and all those who have a passion for building kinder, more caring communities. Much is claimed for the transformative power […]

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The Friends of Herne Bay Museum were delighted to have Hut 136 for a couple of days over the Carnival weekend in August 2012. On the Saturday, we went down and dressed the inside of the hut with the seaside postcard exhibition. I was surprised at how much we could get in a beach hut, […]

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Steve Matthews is a social researcher and consultant who has actively supported People United’s work in a number of ways, including the development of the Resolutions project. His interest in both the environment and the arts led him to explore the Dark Mountain project. Here, he shares his impressions of the project’s third Uncivilisation Festival, […]

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