Derek Jarman at Prospect Cottage, Dungeness

Derek Jarman's Prospect Cottage saved for the nation

1 April 2020

Art Fund’s director Stephen Deuchar announced today that the appeal to save artist and filmmaker Derek Jarman’s Prospect Cottage has successfully reached its £3.5 million target in just 10 weeks, following the largest ever arts crowdfunding campaign.

Derek Jarman at Prospect Cottage, Dungeness, c1989-91

Creativity unbound: The story of Derek Jarman's Prospect Cottage

5 March 2020

In Prospect Cottage Derek Jarman created a unique place of inspiration and wonder that, more than 25 years after his death, stands as an embodiment of the passionate life and work of the artist, filmmaker and activist. Olivia Laing tells the story.

Prospect Cottage

In pictures: Exploring Derek Jarman's garden

20 February 2020

The garden Derek Jarman created at Prospect Cottage is internationally renowned. With our campaign to save it underway, leading gardeners Jonny Bruce, Dan Pearson and Howard Sooley offer insight into its unique beauty and significance.

Derek Jarman at Prospect Cottage, Dungeness, c1989-91, © Geraint Lewis

A closer look at Derek Jarman and Prospect Cottage

12 February 2020

With our crowdfunding campaign to save Derek Jarman’s Prospect Cottage underway, writer Simon Watney offers an introduction to Jarman’s life and work, and the significance of this remarkable place.