Category: Exhibitions

May The Toys Be With You, by Anna Morell

Star Wars toys at The Beaney

A shift in the Force has been palpable in recent months, as the world waited for the release of the latest ‘Star Wars’ film. Shops upped the price of toys (even toys from the dreadful prequels) and supermarkets increased their ranges of clothing – in adult sizes. They knew, as does Canterbury’s excellent museum, The…

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Feature: WOW Visits the 2015 Kent County Show, by Roy Smith

The Kent County Show may seem an odd day out for a couple of vegetarian townies, but we found plenty to see, do and like at Kent’s annual celebration of farming and countryside living. The show, organised by the Kent County Agricultural Society, happens yearly on the Detling Showground near Maidstone, and is hugely popular, attracting…

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Comrades in a Shadow World, by Wendy Daws

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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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