Sat 25th May 5.320 - 7.00pm Lombard Street Gallery 2 Lombard Street Margate CT9 1EJ Did you work at The Thanet Press, Martell Press, or one of the Isle of Thanet's other print works? Over the next year, we'll be working with archives from The Thanet Press and Martell Press. And we'll be inviting staff … Continue reading Print Works – Workers’ Meet Up
At one time the Isle of Thanet had numerous print works. For the past 3 years we have been mapping them to see just how many there were. So far we have over 60 names dating from the late 19th Century to the present day. Do you know of any others? Do please get in … Continue reading A-Z of the Thanet Print Industry
Friday 3rd May 2019 6.30 - 830pm Marine Studios 17 Albert Terrace Margate Kent CT9 1UJ What connects a collection of samples of historic paper, the archives of two closed printworks and the stories of people who worked there, and the idea of the seaside as a place of recovery, recuperation and rehabilitation? They're … Continue reading First Friday – Arts and Heritage
We're pleased to announce a new project to celebrate the Isle of Thanet’s lost printing industry, after receiving a grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The £26,600 grant for the Print Works project will enable us to catalogue and digitise archives from Margate firms The Thanet Press and Martell Press, and record the … Continue reading National Lottery Heritage Fund say ‘start the press’!