Turner Prize 2019
Turner Prize Margate NOW 2019 festival - c Carlos Dominguez

Nominated artists: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo, Tai Shani. Four of the most exciting artists working right now are shortlisted to win the prize based on an outstanding exhibition that has taken place in the previous year.

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Roots: 1927
Roots_1927_margate now festival 2019

Stories from a simpler time. A medley of rarely told folktales of tyrannical ogres, magic bird’s hearts and very, very fat cats.

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Music Hall Now! at Marine Studios: Lunatraktors
Margate NOW festival 2019 -c Peter Campbell saunders

Cliftonville’s ‘broken folk’ duo rework songs from Margate’s past, discovering the contemporary relevance of Music Hall. Developed through performances for community groups including Darwin Court, Ageless Thanet and Your Time.

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