Kevin Rushby

Journalist / The Guardian Newspaper

It was the flags that instantly grabbed me. The colour and detail, and the way they sprang into life with a breeze and some sunshine behind them.
What soon became apparent was that bearing a seven-metre pole with a dazzlingly colourful silk banner attached had something of a religious pilgrimage about it.

Dulcie Alexander

Relationship Manager / Arts Council England

The depth of the T100 festivals proves how embedded and established it is within the local landscape and how listening is pivotal to artistic integrity & co-creation. The future is bound to be colourful and richly layered in exciting content. Thank you for shining a light on Thurrock in ways beyond words.

Gabrielle Forster-Still

Former Head of Learning & Participation, Thurrock / Royal Opera House

Trailblazer schools love being part of the Kinetika programmes as this gives them the opportunity for wider community engagement, something many of them are actively seeking to do.
Trailblazer schools have been involved with Kinetika since 2016 with a variety of projects from Kitchen Table to Tilbury Carnival and T100.

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Sally on the footbridge credit Kevin Rushby

Shoeburyness to Benfleet

Day Twenty-Seven. Thunder is rolling across Shoeburyness as we convene for the next walk, starting on the seafront...

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Gina passing pink unicorn near Barling credit Kevin Rushby

Rochford to Shoeburyness

Day Twenty-Six. As we move ever closer to the end, there is a growing sense of the importance of health.

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Boat awaiting restoration on the River Crouch credit Kevin Rushby

Burnham-on-Crouch to South Woodham Ferrers

Day Twenty-Three. Today I had a delivery of new socks. This is not something I would normally get excited about..

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Sea wall on the Dengie credit Kevin Rushby

Bradwell to Burnham-on-Crouch

Day Twenty-One. There are so many things that we humans collect for fun...

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Brithnoth statue at Maldon credit Kevin Rushby

Maldon to Bradwell

Day Twenty. We are going to hit 300 miles today, but the weather is going to make us work for it.

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Michael the oysterman near Tollesbury credit Kevin Rushby

Tollesbury to Maldon

Day 19. Every morning for over two weeks now, we have eaten porridge for breakfast, but today..

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