October 06, 2020
We are excited to announce the pre release of ‘Down to Margate’ in collaboration with Laura Lea Design. This new mixed media print revisits Dreamland in Margate, considered to be the oldest-surviving theme park in Great Britain..
This American style amusement park first opened in 1920 and was then requisitioned by the government in 1940 due to World War II, opening again for business in 1946. Since then the park has been bought and sold a number of times and even had a brief name change when it was bought by the Dutch Bembom Brothers in the early 1980s. Dreamland opened and closed its doors many more times over the next 20 years but the threat of permanent closure and redevelopment prompted the Save the Dreamland campaign in 2003.
In 2015, after years of extensive renovation work, Dreamland re-opened its doors to welcome a new generation of visitors.
- Edition of 25
Prints will be dispatched from 15 October.