THE YARD at platform

Welcome to our Yard, a new event space for Canterbury.

When we took on our new premises in the middle of a pandemic, the back ‘garden’, having been overgrown for years, was more like a jungle.  But now, armed with secateurs and determination, plus a little bit of good fortune, we have reclaimed and transformed a space that’s nearly 50 metres long.


St Dunstan’s Street has a high density traffic flow and to offset some of the pollution, we are trying to make the yard as green and insect friendly as possible. We are planting containers to attract bees and butterflies, creating our own little wild space from what was once a disused yard.


BAZAAR, a monthly makers market will be our first regular event. More details can be found in the news section below or you can get an application pack here for our next event.

Future events will include private views, yoga sessions, life drawing and other classes from our makers. Please get in touch if there’s something you’d like us to offer.

What's happening in the yard


Our next (and last) fair for this year will take place on Saturday 27th November in the yard from 10am-5pm. Join us and a handpicked selection of creative makers and

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It’s a new academic year, and a new start for many. As part of Canterbury Student Evening on Thursday 30th September, we will be opening late until 8pm and welcoming

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Welcoming you to a festive edition of BAZAAR: A Makers Market on Saturday 27th November. We will be showcasing artists and independent makers from Kent and beyond in our regular

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A regular open-air makers market, taking place in our newly refurbished yard space to the rear of Platform Gallery & Shop

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