Walking and words with East Kent Mencap

Margate Bookie extends its reach year round. Long time collaborators Thread and Word have been working with East Kent Mencap to create a series of ‘walking cards’. These are now available to preview as a small installation in the windows at Gold Project Space, 215 Northdown Rd Margate. The window installation is part of the national celebration […]

Take part and watch it grow – the Interactive Map of Margate!

A Different LENS is emotional cartography. We’re working with artists and community to bring the map to life. The map entries engage with authors who became blind or visually impaired during their lifetime. It makes connections with Margate through the contributions of artists and community members from East Kent Mencap. Maps are somehow shy. But […]

Take part and watch it grow – the Interactive Map of Margate!

Join a celebratory #DistanceDrift led by the artist, Sonia Overall on Sunday 13 September at 10 a.m. Sonia is a writer, psychogeographer, founder of the Women Who Walk network and a Senior Lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University. Sonia’s project DistanceDrift for Margate is a remote, synchronised walk responding to the sites and texts of […]

Something different – the Interactive Map of Margate launches tomorrow!

A Different LENS is an interactive map, produced by Elspeth Penfold through the artist group Thread and Word. The map uses locative media and can be accessed through a URL on a phone or computer. All you need is the link. Immerse yourself in Milton, poet’s corner, psychogeography, Newgate Gap, James Thurber and personal responses […]