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PUBLIC LECTURE TURNS DREAMLAND INTO REALITY

Canterbury Christ Church University’s Broadstairs Campus will be hosting a visionary lecture on the Dreamland Margate project on Thursday 3 March. Jonathan Bryant, Project Director at the Dreamland Trust, will give the audience an insight into the past and the … Continue reading

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FIRST NEWSLETTER OF THE YEAR

NEW HORIZONS by Nick Laister, Chairman With a New Year comes a whole new episode for Dreamland Margate. Visible work has now started on-site with the erection of scaffolding on the Grade II* listed cinema building now almost complete and … Continue reading

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Restoration work begins

Work is well underway to safeguard Dreamland’s heritage assets. The first stage is the remedial works to prevent further deterioration and water penetration to the Grade II* listed cinema building.   We are also now considering tenders, submitted by various international wooden … Continue reading

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DECEMBER 2010 NEWSLETTER

ENDING THE YEAR ON A HIGH NOTE The December board meeting of The Dreamland Trust brought welcome news that a start on site has been made with the erection of scaffolding around the historic grade II* listed Dreamland cinema. The … Continue reading

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Dreamland Memories

Our Dreamland Memory creative day brought out some interesting characters along with some delightful artwork from the children taking part. Their innovative ideas would certainly provide a challenge for the design team! Les Logan came along with a photograph of … Continue reading

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New Discovery on the Dreamland site

We are delighted to, once again, be working with the Princes Regeneration Trust. The PRT played a major part in helping us secure early finding to develop the project. They are now engaged with producing the Conservation Plan to support … Continue reading

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Dreamland Trust acquires unique Big Wheel

The Dreamland Trust has acquired the famous Southsea Corbiére Wheel. Built in 1956, it operated initially at Coney Beach Amusement Park in Porthcawl before moving to Southsea’s Clarence Pier Amusement Park, where it spent most of its life. It was … Continue reading

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