Activities and events during Turner Prize 2019

Celebrating Turner Prize 2019

One of the best known prizes for the visual arts in the world, the Turner Prize aims to promote public debate around new developments in contemporary British art. Every other year, the prize leaves Tate Britain and is presented at a venue outside London. In 2019 this venue is Turner Contemporary.

Connect with Turner Prize 2019

To celebrate Turner Prize 2019, artists and organisations across Kent and in London are developing exhibitions, projects and events. In order to create a coherent and high-quality visitor experience we have created a unique brand for use in 2019. If you would like to apply to use this brand toolkit and have your activities promoted via Turner Contemporary, Visit Kent and Visit Thanet, please fill in the details below.

The third round closing date for submission is Friday 20th September, with submissions reviewed Monday 23rd September and those that meet the criteria contacted by Friday 27th September.

The fourth round closing date for submission is Friday 25th October, with submissions reviewed Tuesday 29th October and those that meet the criteria contacted by Friday 1st November.

Please read the Guidelines for Organisations

*Please note that if an event is being held on public land, that you will need to contact the Events Team at Thanet District Council (events@thanet.gov.uk). The events process it is a minimum of 14 weeks before the event date that application is required. 


  • Safeguarding
  • GDPR
  • Health and Safety
  • Equal Opportunities and Diversity

Your event must take place in Kent over the autumn of 2019 (between September and Jan 2020) and achieve at least 3 of the following aims, please tick all that apply:


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