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Raree Tales: 1927
1 December 2019 - 12 January 2020
Welcome to 1927’s Raree Tales Project. What is a Raree Tale we hear you ask? Well a Raree Tale is like a Fairy Tale but in a box, a rare sort of box, a Raree Box in fact. There are seven boxes dotted throughout Margate and Cliftonville and each box has a tale to tell.
Every Year 5 child from seven Margate Primary Schools have taken part in this project. 1927 has taken their wild words and perfectly peculiar pictures into the animation studio and edited them together into seven short animations that re-tell seven familiar and not-so-familiar tales, tales from a distance past that refuse to go away, tales that have something they want to say…
And don’t forget: “listen to your children…”
Keep an eye out also across Margate for extra pop up projections and animations.
The Raree Tales have been co-created in collaboration with every Year 5 child from Cliftonville, Drapers Mills, Garlinge, St-Gregory’s Catholic, Northdown, Palm Bay and Salmestone Primary Schools with additional artwork created by Young People from Arts Education Exchange. Raree Tales is a Margate NOW Commission for Margate NOW, an ambitious and dynamic festival of art, events and performance, running alongside the Turner Prize 2019 at Turner Contemporary.
- The Coffee StationMargate Station, Station Approach, Margate CT9 5AD
- Elsewhere 21-22 The Centre, Margate CT9 1JG
- Margate Superstore 12 The Centre, Margate CT9 1JG
- The Margate Bookshop 2 Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER
- The Kitchen 3 Cliff Terrace, Margate CT9 1RU
- Cliffs 172 Northdown Road, Margate CT9 2QN
- Walpole Bay Hotel Fifth Avenue, Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2JJ
The Coffee Station: Mon – Fri 06:00 – 19:00; Sat 07:00 – 19:00; Sun 08:00 – 19:00. Closed 25 Dec – 1 Jan.
Elsewhere: Tues – Thurs 10:00-22.30; Fri & Sat 11:00 – late; Sun 12:00 – 22:00. Closed Mondays, 25 – 27 Dec & 1 Jan.
Margate Superstore: Mon – Sat 10.30 – 17:00; Sun 12:00 – 16:00. Closed 25 Dec – 4 Jan.
The Margate Bookshop: Tues – Sat 10:00 – 18:00; Sun & Mon 10:00 – 16:00. Closed 25 Dec – 1 Jan.
The Kitchen: Mon – Sat 09:00 – 15.30. Closed Sundays & 23 – 29 Dec.
Cliffs: Mon – Sat 09:00 – 16:00; Sun 10:00 – 16:00. Closed 25 – 27 Dec.
Walpole Bay Hotel: Daily 10:00 – 20:00. Closed 25 & 26 Dec.
* Opening times may be subject to alteration.
Raree Tales Composition by Lillian Henley & Tom Adams
Raree Box Construction by Alex Tindle