Regenerating Margate

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Towns and cities all over the world are looking to culture to help them rejuvenate themselves. Two years ago Margate in Kent in the UK joined the trend when it opened the £17million Turner Contemporary gallery. Can art (plus shopping) change the fortunes of a struggling community? Peter Day finds out.

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29 minutes

Last on

Thu 29 Aug 2013 03:32 GMT

Contributors to this programme

Victoria Pomery

Director, Turner Contemporary Gallery

 

 

Lauren Wright

Co-Curator Turner Contemporary Gallery

 

 

Conrad Bigham

Director, Sands Hotel, Margate

 

 

Wendy James

Owner, Crafted Naturally 

 

 

Mark Hicks

Director, Hairology, Margate

 

 

Ben Jones

Owner, Ozaru Publishers 

 

 

Jan Leandro

Heritage and Engagement Manager, Dreamland Trust

 

 

Madeline Homer

Community Services Director at Thanet Council

 

 

Councillor Iris Johnston

Cabinet Member for Tourism and Community Safety

 

 

Martin Skeet

Kent Fire and Rescue Service

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