Browsing All posts tagged under »Folkestone«

Back the bid: East Kent City of Culture 2017

April 29, 2013


East Kent, the area that I grew up in and where I’ve spent most of my life, is bidding to become the UK City of Culture in 2017.  This is an innovative, exciting attempt to bring together the areas of Ashford, Canterbury, Dover, Folkestone and Thanet as a single ‘city’ for the bid. Over the […]

Why choose the arts to regenerate a community?

September 12, 2010


This is the presentation that I gave at the ‘Cultural Journeys’ conference at University Centre Folkestone on 9th September. It is mainly images, but if you download it you can read my notes in the PowerPoint file that include references to some useful sources about cultural regeneration.

Social Seaside

March 8, 2010


I have started a new blog and a new twitter account to record the progress of my PhD research into the cultural regeneration of seaside towns in the UK.  I’ll be posting fairly regular updates on my research, which is now into its last 12 months, and also using them as a forum for discussion […]

Kent Profile

February 2, 2009


This is a copy of an article published this month in Kent Profile magazine, based on an interview with me about Kent’s seaside towns.  Click on the image to read it. Share this: 

Online interview

July 23, 2008


i was interviewed by Lars Wieneke at the ATLAS 2008 conference last month – you can view it via youtube below:  

ATLAS 2008

July 5, 2008


This is a slideshare version of the presentation I gave last Thursday at the ATLAS 2008 conference in Brighton, UK.

Folkestone Triennial

June 30, 2008


A couple of pictures from my first visit down to the Folkestone Trienniale… Mark Wallinger’s ‘Folk Stones’ David Batchelor’s ‘Disco Mecanique’