Margate

The secret ingredient of successful seaside towns

10 August 2019 9:00 am

The real secret behind Margate’s revival isn’t so much the restored Dreamland amusement park, but the trains. A decade ago,…

Tracey Emin finds a kindred spirit in Turner

28 October 2017 9:00 am

In the 1880s the young Max Klinger made a series of etchings detailing the surreal adventures of a woman’s glove…

A young family plan their time in Margate, 1955

Margate's return to Dreamland

13 June 2015 9:00 am

How Margate got its groove back

Grayson Perry - heir to Lewis Caroll and William Blake

30 May 2015 9:00 am

At the Turner Prize dinner of 2003, as the winner, Grayson Perry, took a photo call with his family wearing…

Timothy Spall as the eponymous painter in Mike Leigh’s new film ‘Mr Turner’

Mike Leigh interview: 'A guy in the Guardian wants to sue me for defamation of Ruskin!'

18 October 2014 9:00 am

Hermione Eyre talks to filmmaker Mike Leigh about Mr Turner, Hollywood, and making films his own way

When Mondrian was off the grid

14 June 2014 8:00 am

I find it easy to forget that Piet Mondrian is a Dutch artist. The linear, gridlocked works he is famed…

Culture note: Curiosity: Art and the Pleasures of Knowing, Turner Contemporary, Margate

8 June 2013 9:00 am

An oversized St Bernard’s body masked with a sheep’s head and a regal peacock with penguin feet and flippers punctuate…