Month: May 2015

Comrades in a Shadow World, by Wendy Daws


At the University of Brighton I became fascinated by how people see art – not in a critical sense but literally. How, if you’re sight impaired, do you enjoy and engage with art and galleries? This fascination led to my dissertation ‘The Value of Touch and Museum Approaches to the Visually Impaired Visitor’ and when I returned to Medway, I met the Kent Association for the Blind and setup the KAB Medway Blind Art Group.

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Feature: Introducing the Huguenot Museum, by Emma Dewhurst


Kent’s Rochester High Street is about to gain another gem: Britain’s first museum of Huguenot history opens on 13 May 2015.  A quiet transformation has been effected at the heart of Rochester High Street. Since September 2014, the top two floors of the building which houses Medway’s Visitor Information Centre have been stripped back, re-envisaged…

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