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  • 1.  
  • 2. How will you rebrand this important historic centre? CANTERBURY
  • 3. Lunch spot Cathedral West Gate Part of the Mediaeval wall Burgate Buttermarket Whitefriars shopping complex (before completion) Marlow Theatre Main shopping street Coach Park
  • 4. There are lots of places to visit in Canterbury … … from museums to art galleries and from the Cathedral to the Marlowe theatre
  • 5. They try to keep it clean!
  • 6. There are many old buildings – this one dates from 12th Century
  • 7. And this is a 16 th Century building that used to be a weavers’ ‘factory’ for textiles
  • 8. The River Ouse runs through the city and there’s a replica of a ‘ducking stool’!
  • 9. Of course the main attraction is the Cathedral – the centre of the Church of England world-wide
  • 10. There has been a cathedral on this site since the 6 th century The present one is Medieval
  • 11. This is one of the world’s finest Cathedrals
  • 12. The Medieval city of Canterbury Christ’s Church Gate Still the entrance to the cathedral Mercery Lane – just as narrow today! Today this is the main shopping street Buttermarket
  • 13. In the 14 th C. Jeffray Chaucer wrote about the pilgrimages to Canterbury. There’s a permanent exhibition of his famous ‘Canterbury Tales’ in the city centre
  • 14.  
  • 15. Canterbury was a walled city. This is the Medieval ‘West Gate’ at the end of the main shopping street
  • 16. ‘ Buttermarket’ – at the heart of the city and close to the entrance to the Cathedral. There used to be a grocery market here in the medieval period
  • 17. Canterbury has retained it’s sense of history - old buildings and narrow streets are everywhere
  • 18. There’s a real café culture in Canterbury - this is just one of the dozens of places to dine.
  • 19. Canterbury is always busy
  • 20. It is an important shopping centre
  • 21. This is the new ‘Whitefriars’ shopping centre - though the buildings are new the architecture reflects the historic character of Canterbury
  • 22. Our lunch spot
  • 23. Just a short distance from the centre you feel you are in the countryside
  • 24. Lunch spot Cathedral West Gate Part of the Mediaeval wall Burgate Buttermarket Whitefriars shopping complex (before completion) Marlow Theatre Main shopping street Coach Park