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Asset of Community Value

Asset of Community Value

Thanks to all those who came out to support Resort on Saturday morning!

We have applied for the Pettman Depository to be listed as an Asset of Community Value. This would recognise Resort’s status as a place where people go for their cultural life and give us time to try and purchase the building.

We have a vision for the Pettman building as a leading site of cultural production and community – we want to restore it to it’s former glory and offer more affordable workspace for artists and creative businesses; a cultural programme for our communities and visitors; and talks and workshops aimed at both the visitor economy and developing local people’s skills and knowledge. Continue Reading

Margate Festival Launch

Margate Festival Launch

15 – 20 February
Friday: 5 to 8pm; Saturday to Wednesday 11am to 3pm
Pie Factory Margate

Hear all bout Margate Festival 2019 and the Open Call on Friday. Drop in and meet the team Saturday to Wednesday.

“Margate Festival celebrates the best contemporary culture from Margate’s world-class creative community. Art, music, performance, written and spoken word, collective action and visual culture will form a dynamic programme featuring co-commissions in the public realm and over 200 local, national and international artists. The theme NOW brings urgency and relevance – 2019 is our most ambitious year yet.”

Claire Orme, Dan Chilcott, Jenny Duff and Jo Murray, Margate Festival Delivery Team

Read the press release here.

Explorations

Explorations

5 Feb – 1 April
Opening event 8 Feb 6pm – 9pm
Bottle Shop, Marine Drive

“…And in the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started…” T.S.Eliot

Three RESORT artists Nat Maks, Melanie King and Charlotte Savage Print showcase an exhibition of cyanotypes, watercolours and screen prints, responding to the artists’ journeys, through practice and physical space. The artists’ use imagery from their own explorations, maps and NASA’s archive.

The next show is from 2 April to 6 May and will be organised by Helen Brooker, Teresa Limbrick and Mell Fisher.

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