Meet the England’s Creative Coast artists

Seven international contemporary artists have been commissioned by England’s Creative Coast to create a series of new  artworks across Kent, Essex and East Sussex. Waterfronts, curated by Tamsin Dillon, invites these artists to consider the coastline as the physical and the political border between the land and its surrounding waters. Each artwork will respond to … Continue reading Meet the England’s Creative Coast artists

Waterfronts: a vision for seven new artworks across Essex, Kent and Sussex

Curator Tamsin Dillon shares her vision for Waterfronts, the series of art commissions for England's Creative Coast. On a clear day it’s possible to see the coast of France from the shores of South East England. This is not so surprising given it is the closest part of England’s coastline to its near neighbours, France, … Continue reading Waterfronts: a vision for seven new artworks across Essex, Kent and Sussex

England’s Creative Coast commissioned artists are announced

Seven site-specific art commissions by leading contemporary artists are announced today as part of England’s Creative Coast: Andreas Angelidakis, Mariana Castillo Deball, Holly Hendry, Jasleen Kaur, Katrina Palmer, Pilar Quinteros and Michael Rakowitz are each creating a new work on the Essex, Kent and East sussex coastline. The cultural renaissance transforming the seaside towns of … Continue reading England’s Creative Coast commissioned artists are announced

Kent’s visitor economy flourishes as visitor numbers rise to 65m

Kent’s visitor economy has increased 7% and topped £3.8 billion for the first time ever, after welcoming a record 65 million visitors in 2017. Independent research commissioned by Visit Kent has revealed that 64,970,000 visitors came to The Garden of England in 2017, and the county remains the third most visited destination outside of London … Continue reading Kent’s visitor economy flourishes as visitor numbers rise to 65m