Kent Film Awards open for entries!

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As part of the 5th annual Swale Film Festival, the Kent Film Awards are back and open for entries to young people across Kent – so get making your short films and enter now! The short film competition is open to individuals and groups and prizes include film making equipment and a trip to the […]



British Independent Film Festival visits the Gulbenkian!

The British Independent Film Festival is a celebration of the rich diversity of independent British film, and is coming to the Gulbenkian Theatre in Canterbury on Saturday 25th May 2013! This year is the fourth festival and promises to be the most exciting yet as for the first time, it is being simultaneously hosted at […]



Kent writer and director screens debut film Jeffrey

Daniel Brocklebank as Jeffrey - sitting on a red sofa

  Stephen James is the writer and director behind 2Steaks Productions, a Kent-based company set up in 2012 and Jeffrey is their first release; a quirky and surprisingly intense 20 minute short in which we are introduced to Jeffrey, the quintessentially English eccentric. Premiered in December 2012, it was filmed over two days and stars […]



Support the East Kent bid for UK City of Culture 2017!

The UK City of Culture is a nationwide competition run by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and aims to use creativity as a tool for cultural regeneration and grow the area in cultural, economical, personal and social aspects. Taking place every four years, the winner hosts a year of mayor cultural events, with […]



Canterbury Anifest wins Destination Canterbury Award at The Culture Awards!

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  Massive congratulations to animation festival Anifest, which has been nominated for a Destination Canterbury Award at The Culture Awards which highlight achievements that showcase the quality and diversity of the local cultural scene in Canterbury and East Kent. The Destination Canterbury Award is given to any organization, group or individual who has in the […]



Don’t miss the Margate Easter Bank Holiday Comedy Weekender in aid of Comic Relief!

Fans of comedy – don’t miss out on the Margate Easter Bank Holiday Comedy Weekend In support of Comic Relief brought to you by Beeping Bush Productions, The Dreamland Trust and Tom Thumb Theatre. This Bank Holiday weekend, Margate’s historic Theatre Royal will host a selection of classic comedy, new stand-up acts and short comedy […]



Quadrangle Film Festival returns for another year!

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  Dates: 6th– 8th September 2013 Price: £80/£60 concessions  Returning for its third year in September 2013 is the Kent-based Quadrangle Film Festival which showcases local filmmaking talent and brings together both emerging documentary filmmakers and established field professionals in a shared space to discuss creative projects, be inspired and experiment with new ideas away […]



Call the Midwife guided tours at the Historic Dockyard Chatham!

Jenny Lee (Jessica Raine) riding a bike with boys looking at her

  Popular BBC drama Call the Midwife has filmed at the Historic Dockyard Chatham for the past two series, as well as the 2012 Christmas Special and the Dockyard is now offering group tours for fans of the show to explore the areas used in the much loved TV series.  An instant hit, the drama is […]