Sing Your Heart Out is a new singing group for Thanet, which after only six sessions made its debut at Best Fest in Newington, Ramsgate on 31 July 2016. The group was extremely popular with audiences and was a big hit at the festival. The group is starting again on Monday 12 September 4.45 – […]

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Beach Hut Blog by Sarah Carne Part 1: After my LOVE commission last year, which took the form of videos about moments of public communication as interventions in the information screens of the Royal Festival Hall, I spent time thinking about whether the resulting artwork, This is a Public Service Announcement, had had the effect I […]

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On Sunday the sun set on Hut 136 at the end of a wonderful two weeks. This time has given me space to breathe. The first week I had Swedish Quilt Artist Tamara Schultz with me for company, we spent lots of time throwing creative ideas backwards and forwards, diving into imaginative ‘what ifs?’ designing […]

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Shazza Ali, research student at the Centre for the Study of Group Processes asks – Learning – What is it, how do we do it and what is it good for? Learning is defined as a relatively permanent change in behaviour due to experience. These changes can come about by explicit teaching, studying, or just by living […]

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A Community Festival with Kindness at its Heart   The Newington community and their friends from around Thanet and beyond celebrated kindness at Best Fest on Sunday 31st July, 2016. Hundreds of people turned out on the sunny Sunday afternoon to experience the second and much bigger Best Fest run by People United in partnership […]

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I spent Thursday evening finishing planning for Write on the Beach on Friday morning, all the time looking anxiously at the sky and hoping the next day would be sunny. I’d looked at the size of Hut 136 and figured we could only fit everyone in with some serious lap sitting, and that wouldn’t help […]

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Our work over the last two years with The Happy Museum has enabled the project to establish itself as a CIC and expand its reach and depth of engagement – and so we are delighted that Arts Council England will be supporting our continuing partnership.  Our work, which explores the social value of the arts, and the […]

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