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    Thurrock 100 Stories: The Book!

    Just weeks after the end of this year’s Thurrock 100 Stories project, we are delighted to announce the publication of a new book containing all 100 illustrated stories. The stories ...

    On September 15, 2016 / By
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    IT’S A WRAP!

    THURROCK 100 STORIES PROJECT ENDS WITH MASS PERFORMANCE AT COALHOUSE FORT 1700 PEOPLE TAKE PART IN 21 WALKS OVER 10 DAYS MORE THAN 3,000 PARTICIPATE IN PROJECT OVERALL ...

    On July 19, 2016 / By
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    100 Stories

    Interactive Story App   Over the past three months, artists Laura Trevail and Jacci Todd have been working with communities and schools all over Thurrock to collect 100 ...

    On June 24, 2016 / By
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    Festival Finale!

    On Sunday 17 July at 1:00pm, more than 150 students from 11 Thurrock schools will come together in a spectacular finale at Coalhouse Fort. The young people have been working with ...

    On June 23, 2016 / By
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    2016 Walking Festival

    Welcome to Thurrock 100 2016! Thurrock 100 2016 was a walking festival with a difference – 10 days of walks and talks exploring Thurrock’s rich (and sometimes forgotten) ...

    On May 3, 2016 / By
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    Opportunity for media students – closes Monday!

    We’re offering a limited number of students the opportunity to work on Thurrock 100 Stories as part of a small digital team that will be given practical advice and experience on ...

    On April 7, 2016 / By
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    Thurrock 100 Stories launched today

    Purfleet-based arts organisation Kinetika today visited Chadwell St Mary Primary School to launch its new creative community project, THURROCK 100 STORIES, which has been funded by the Heritage ...

    On March 15, 2016 / By
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    Arts Council England supports Thurrock 100 Stories

    Kinetika is very pleased to announce today that Arts Council England has pledged its support for the Thurrock 100 Stories project. The Arts Council funding is in addition ...

    On February 26, 2016 / By
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    HERITAGE LOTTERY FUND SUPPORTS T100 STORIES PROJECT!

    Purfleet-based arts organisation Kinetika has today announced that it has been awarded £64,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a new project building on last year’s Thurrock ...

    On December 15, 2015 / By
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    Totally Thames comes to Tilbury

    We’re delighted to be part of  Totally Thames, a festival that celebrates all things relating to the River Thames. Now in its third year, this year’s Source to Sea River ...

    On September 21, 2015 / By
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    A fantastic finale

    Thurrock 100 2015 came to an end on Saturday 18 July.  The tenth walk took in much of Grays and Blackshots, before heading out across the fields to ...

    On July 31, 2015 / By
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    Thurrock 100 2015 is over!

    Thurrock 100 2015 is over!  More than 1,500 people took part in the walks, including students from Gateway Academy, East Tilbury, Bulphan and Horndon primary schools, and individuals from ...

    On July 30, 2015 / By