Join our team. Part time role available: Project manager

We are seeking two diligent, flexible experienced people to help bring added capacity to our team to enable us to move forward with our existing projects and help to secure a sustainable future for the organisation. PROJECT MANAGER: Role outline  Fee: £125 per day inclusive [circa 1- 1.5 day per week for 45 weeks] Line...
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Join our Team. Part time role available: Communications & Marketing Manager

We are seeking two diligent, flexible experienced people to help bring added capacity to our team to enable us to move forward with our existing projects and help to secure a sustainable future for the organisation. Communications and Marketing Manager Communications and marketing manager: Role outline  Contract Fee: £125 per day [circa 1- day per...
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Join our team of Non Executive Directors

Non-Executive Directors are responsible for: Working closely with other members of the board to provide strategic leadership and direction for the organisation. Identifying and cultivating relationships with major grant providers, donors, companies and key stakeholders. Identifying potential business opportunities and liaise with the Chief Executive Officer to prepare business plans for various potential acquisitions. Ensuring...
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Heritage Lab awarded prestigious Heritage Development Trust Grant

Heritage Lab CIC has become one of only seven organisations in the UK to be awarded a Heritage Development Trust pilot grant to regenerate Ramsgate’s historic buildings. The two-year grant from the Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) forms part of a national programme to help the transformation of high streets and town centres in England by...
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Heritage Lab CIC has joined forces with the Ramsgate Arts Barge CIC, to turn a 130-year old, 51-metre Dutch barge into a floating arts space to benefit the Ramsgate community and its visitors.  Ramsgate Arts Barge CIC purchased the vessel earlier this year and has launched a Crowdfunder campaign to raise vital funds to begin...
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COVID puts Granville project on hold

For the past two years Heritage Lab CIC has been trying to save Pugin’s Grade II listed Granville Hotel in Ramsgate, Kent from disappearing into obscurity.  Heritage Lab has a legal agreement [which comes to an end later this month], with the owner to buy the 999-year leasehold to the seafront Granville Bars. We has...
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I remember you as you were

Thoughts and reflections on the creation, challenges and discoveries during the making of the commissioned video piece I remember you as you were.Helga Dorothea, Filmmaker I was thrilled to get the opportunity to create a moving image piece for the Heritage lab for the Pugin Studios project at the Granville Hotel, especially as I would be...
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More Volunteering opportunities to help save Pugin’s Chambers at the Granville Hotel

We know that with your help, this incredible Grade II listed Pugin building can be saved for ever, have a productive future and once again be the focal point for the community Throughout this #CuriouslyCreative project there will be opportunities for people to get involved. Right now, our focus is on raising £485k to...
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The Granville Theatre is now officially an Asset of Community Value

We’ve done it! Thanet District Council said “YES” The Granville represents the last remaining publicly owned performance space in Ramsgate. When we wrote about this in July, we had heard a number of conflicting stories about the potential viability of the building and its future. One of the best ways to give the building some...
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Ramsgate Creative Sector Research F.A.Q.s

What’s this research all about?We want to make sure that Ramsgate is well and truly on the map of creative hubs for funders, investors, visitors, customers and local and national decision makers. This will help local creative people to be in a better position to apply for funding, network with others and enable the sector...
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Game-changing innovations for the revival of historic buildings and cultural places

This AEIDL’s 30th Anniversary event was a genuine opportunity to launch a pan-European community of like-minded individuals who are involved in the revival of historic buildings and cultural places that get off the beaten track of conventional heritage preservation, going beyond established frameworks. It took place at See U in Brussels. The Campbase is building...
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Is Ramsgate the centre of UK Heritage?

Ramsgate is steeped in cultural heritage. World-renowned authors, artists and architects such as Jane Austen, Wilkie Collins, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Mary Townley, Vincent Van Gogh, Karl Marx and Augustus and Edward Pugin have all lived and thrived in Ramsgate. The Romans, Vikings and birth of Christianity in the UK all arrived via Ramsgate. It was...
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Ramsgate’s creative economy- research brief

Mapping the size, scope and accommodation needs of Ramsgate’s creative communities Introduction Heritage Lab CIC is seeking to commission an organisation or consortia to undertake a piece of research to determine the size, scope, needs and potential of the Ramsgate creative economy Van Gogh, View of Royal Road Ramsgate 1876 Strategic Context The digital and...
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