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Vote Herne Bay! Vote Duchamp!!

Vote for the Duchamp Festival in the Canterbury 4 Culture awards Herne Bay arts and culture lovers are being urged to vote for the town in the Canterbury 4 Culture awards. The Marcel Duchamp Festival has been nominated for four of the top accolades, and the public has their chance to vote in the category of People’s Award. Last summer …

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Canterbury spouts nonsense, Herne Bay fountain of wisdom. Nobody surprised.

#FUCCC Our Council’s Culture & Enterprise bureaucrats seem to think they know what Guardian readers are interested in (how?), but I put it to you, ladies and gentlemen of the jury, that Guardian journalists have a much clearer picture of what interests their readers. In fact, they’ve already said that they’ll be coming to Herne Bay to cover this summer’s …

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This really pisses me off

Tourism chiefs say Herne Bay won’t tempt Guardian readers after leaving it out of national advert for the district Tourism bosses have been accused of overlooking Herne Bay after promoting Whitstable and Canterbury in a national newspaper. Officials at Visit Canterbury paid up to £10,000 for the full-page advertising feature in the Guardian Travel Guide, with a mention for the …

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Herne Bay needs Duchampions!

The organisers of the Marcel Duchamp Centenary in Herne Bay are holding a public meeting on Thursday 23 May at 6pm at Beach Creative, Beach Street, Herne Bay (the building on the corner of Kings Road and Beach Street).  With only 2 months to go before our first exhibitions open, we are inviting everyone in the district to come and …

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Councillors handing out our money

Herne Bay councillors could give away the rest of their community budget at next week’s meeting Councillors could allocate the rest of their budget for community projects at their next meeting. Members of Herne Bay Area Panel will discuss two applications for their opportunities fund at their meeting on Tuesday. If both are approved, it will take up the remaining …

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Inspirational Herne Bay

How Herne Bay reinvigorated a famous French artist When influential French artist Marcel Duchamp arrived in Herne Bay, he was considering giving up art, but after four weeks in the town he returned to Europe full of new ideas. His time in Herne Bay will be celebrated with a three-week festival starting at the end of July, featuring exhibitions, talks, …

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Plans to celebrate artist Duchamp

Artist Marcel Duchamp wrote “I am not dead, I am staying in Herne Bay” during a visit to the town 100 years ago this year. To mark the centenary, Sue Austen and Jason Hollingsworth, who run Bayguide.co.uk, are planning a three-week, town-wide celebration. It would feature exhibitions, a film festival and history walks and the pair are hoping people will …

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