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OUTRAGE! A brief history of offensive cartoons

OUTRAGE! A brief history of offensive cartoons Part Of The Third Annual Herne Bay Cartoon Festival Saturday 18th July until Sunday 16th August 2015 OPEN from Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm At the Seaside Museum Herne Bay 12 William Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5EJ ADMISSIONS: Adult £2 Concessions £1.60 Children under 16 free Adult annual pass £5 Concession annual pass £4

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Bay museum opens in june

HERNE Bay Museum is not expected to open for the summer until Saturday, June 20. Management of the venue passed from Canterbury City Council to the Herne Bay Museum Trust this spring. David Cross, secretary of the Friends of Herne Bay Museum, said: “This is not a serious issue or a problem, simply a time-scale thing to do with the …

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Rebrand plan for museum

Volunteers have unveiled plans to rebrand the museum as the Seaside Museum Herne Bay. It follows a debate at the official launch meeting on Friday, March 27, where ideas were put forward about a possible new theme for the building in William Street. Friends of Herne Bay Museum secretary suggested the new seaside themed idea, and said the majority backed …

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We do like to be beside the seaside, says museum

New name reflects town’s collections A new look and name has been revealed for Herne Bay Museum. A bright, contemporary vision for the building and branding was showcased at a meeting of the new museum trust on March 27. David Cross, secretary of Friends of Herne Bay Museum, outlined plans for the “refreshed” museum and galleries. Dated He also showed the …

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Herne Bay Museum: a new look to end the ‘moribund’ image

Herne Bay Museum is changing its image and its name in a bid to change its “moribund” image. Almost 50 people went to a meeting of the Herne Bay Museum Trust at the town’s Retreat Hall on Friday and learnt how the museum will be brought into the future once the trust takes on its management. The need for volunteers was …

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Herne Bay museum appeal for volunteers

THE running of Herne Bay Museum is to be transferred from the city council to a trust. The local authority has agreed to transfer ts operation to the Herne Bay Museum Trust, the charitable organisation formed after a series of meetings in the autumn. It is intended that the museum opens for summer in July, although the trust will have …

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Herne Bay Museum: can you help as it moves into new era?

A new dawn for Herne Bay Museum The running of Herne Bay Museum is to be transferred from the city council to a trust. The local authority has agreed to transfer its operation to the Herne Bay Museum Trust, the charitable organisation formed after a series of meetings in the autumn. A report by the council said that the bid …

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Herne Bay gossip

So the running of Herne Bay Museum is being transferred from our glorious city council to a trust. The Herne Bay Museum Trust, to be precise… a group of worthy individuals who have every right to be delighted with overcoming a mountain range of red tape to ensure their submission won the day. We can only imagine the hours, the …

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Herne Bay Museum to be run by trust, announces city council

The running of Herne Bay Museum is to be transferred from the city council to a trust. The local authority has agreed to transfer its operation to the Herne Bay Museum Trust. A report by the council said that the bid from the trust to run the museum reflected “a serious amount of enthusiasm and desire to make the venture work …

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Museum to get new lease of life

Volunteers hope to bring Herne Bay Museum back to life after winning a bid to take it over. The Friends of Herne Bay Museum group has successfully released the William Street venue from council control. The bid was launched following the council’s decision to close the museum for most of the year to save costs, reducing its opening hours to …

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