Thursday, 6 September 2012

Photos of The Beaney Canterbury, newly reopened, and a bit of a ramble.


For those of you unfamiliar with Canterbury, this isn’t another new eatery specialising in food that may cause flatulence, but the reopening of Canterbury’s art gallery, library and museum after a £14m makeover.

Now renamed The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge, what I had always thought of as Canterbury Library has a new lease of life.

Their website is http://www.canterbury.co.uk/Beaney/ you will note the gallery is open on Sundays, so it is another fairly local place to go that is open at the weekends, there is a fair amount for children to do too.

I went to Canterbury mainly to buy a few books and to visit the artist’s materials shop, as this was done while my children were at school I didn’t have enough time to photograph the gallery, which I didn’t realise had reopened.

Such photos as I did take are published directly from my camera card here http://michaelsbookshop.com/laptop912/id2.htm and here http://michaelsbookshop.com/laptop912/id3.htm
Unusual comb, click to enlarge and then click to enlarge again.

2 comments:

  1. £14 million for the Beany but they will not rebuild Herne Bay pier! The distribution of funding seems to fall in one basket.

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    1. Or Margate pier (jetty!). Would've done far more to revive the place than the TC.

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