iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for Regenerating Margate

Listen now 29 mins

Listen in pop-out player

Regenerating Margate

Duration:
29 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 24 August 2013

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.

  • 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

Free download

  1. Image for Peter Day's World of Business

    Peter Day's World of Business

    Insights into the business world with Peter Day - featuring content from his Radio 4 In Business…

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss