A cross-generational arts project, using embroidery and photography focusing on different food cultures.

DAD is pleased to be part of the Dover Printfest21 events celebrating the 9th Fête de l’estampe in France.

DAD RADIO is a weekly radio programme on Dover Community Radio (DCR FM) providing a platform for sound art, music, poetry, spoken word and local conversation from DAD's contributor network & local community members.

Dover Arts Development is project managing three new public art commissions for the Via Francigena pilgrims way section of the North Downs Way trail.

The Dover Art Network showcases ideas for ambitious sculptures and installations in locations around Dover, providing artists with an opportunity to explore and develop ideas for sculpture beyond physical limits and to think about contextualising art in public space.

WHAT NEXT? was a 6-month online programme of exhibitions, curatorial projects and salon discussions exploring ways of securing DAD’s future and offering digital outlets for artists' work during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown.


Emily Peasgood is currently developing her commission sound piece ‘I would rather Walk with you’ for the West Wing Battery at Fort Burgoyne.

DAD and Charles Holland Architects conducted a series of engagement exercises for the West Wing Battery at Fort Burgoyne that reimagined the site and built community ownership of a space which has largely been out of bounds since its construction in 1860.

Drawing workshops have become a key feature of many DAD projects. DAD also organises an annual intergenerational drawing event to coincide with The Big Draw with support from Dover Town Council and the Dover Big Local.