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Exhibition, Sat 3 Dec 2016 - Sun 29 Jan 2017, free entry

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The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge

The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge

© Guy Gardner

Contact

The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge

01227 862162

Address

18 High Street,
Canterbury,
CT1 2RA

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 12 Nov - Mon 2 Jan Christmas Crafts
Fri 21 Oct - Sun 11 Dec Design a Deadly Dragon!
Sat 15 Oct - Sun 30 Apr Home Front Britain: 1914 to 18
Mon 5 Dec Sensing Culture! Dip in session
Sat 3 Dec - Sun 29 Jan Sensing Culture! The Mark of the Maker
Wed 26 Oct - Sat 31 Dec Stitched-up Beaney: A Textile Trail

Details

A stunning exhibition by people with sight loss, created in workshops led by artists Wendy Daws and Claire Buckley at the Beaney and Canterbury Cathedral.

Participants responded to the stimulus of the buildings and collections with work in 3D and textiles - come and see the brilliant interpretations of Epstein's Red Dean and other Canterbury favourites!

Part of the HLF-funded RNIB project Sensing Culture.

Disabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 3 Dec 2016 - Sun 29 Jan 2017
25th and 26th December - Closed
1st January - Closed

Located in the Front Room.

Prices

Free entry

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TR 148578  Lat: 51.27968 Long: 1.07946

The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge is located in Canterbury high street adjacent to Best Lane.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Canterbury West station

Facilities

  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 5
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

Notes

  • The Best Lane entrance is step free (lift), it is well lit and has an automatic door.

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