Schools art competition: What makes you unique?

Saturday 3 July 2021 - Sunday 1 August 2021

In 2020, Pilgrims Hospices ran an art competition for primary and secondary schools in east Kent that asked ‘What makes you unique?’ to coincide with Dying Matters Awareness Week.

The exhibition was postponed due to COVID-19, but we’re delighted to announce that shortlisted entries will now be on display at The Beaney, Canterbury from 3 July-1 August 2021.

Competition information

The competition entries feature budding artists from Year 3 – Year 13, with prizes for three age groups:

  • Years 3-6
  • Years 7-11
  • Years 12-13

Key dates

The exhibition will run from Saturday 3 July 2021 – Sunday 1 August 2021.

All winning entries will be announced during the final week of the exhibition.

Gallery opening times and information

  • Tuesdays to Saturdays: 10:00-17:00
  • Sundays: 11:00-16:00

The exhibition will be on display in The Front Room at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, 18 High Street, Canterbury CT1 2RA.

Admission is free.

Please note: The gallery is closed on Mondays.

With thanks to The Pelegrin Trust for generously sponsoring the prizes.

Find out more

Call the Education team on 01227 812 616 or email

Thank you so much for your support

We host community events throughout the year for the general public, aiming to open up the conversation about death and dying; with film screenings, poetry readings, Death Cafes and much more, there’s something for everyone.

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Address information

The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge
18 High Street

City: Canterbury

Postcode: CT1 2RA

Contact information


Phone: 01227 812 616