On a pilgrimage to over forty sites of historic civil unrest across the UK, Jimmy Cauty’s ‘The Aftermath Dislocation Principle’ is coming to Folkestone!

Housed in a 40 ft shipping container, The Aftermath Dislocation Principle (ADP) is a monumental post-riot landscape in miniature. This dystopian model village is set somewhere in Bedfordshire, where only the police and media teams remain in an otherwise deserted, … Read more…

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Folkestone Book Festival: The Story of Church & Dwight

This is the story of what happens when 350 people put down their tasks once a week and try something new. It is the story of the Creative Foundation who believe creativity has the power to change people and places for … Read more…

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Folkestone Artworks – Contemporary art in Folkestone gets a new name!

“Folkestone Artworks” has been announced as the new name for the collection of works originally commissioned by The Creative Foundation for the Folkestone Triennial that are now on permanent display in public spaces in the town. The collection can be … Read more…

Come and take part in Martin Creed’s ‘All the Bells…’

  Come and ring your bells on Friday the 27th of July at 8.12 am!     Triennial 2011 artist Martin Creed has been commissioned to create a work that will signal the start of the London 2012 Olympics. ‘All … Read more…

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Folkestone closer to securing conservation grant

Heritage Lottery Fund supports proposals to improve Folkestone Conservation Area A partnership comprising Kent County Council, Shepway District Council and The Creative Foundation has won through the first round of a process to secure up to £1.3 million from the … Read more…

Lewis Biggs announced as 2014 Triennial curator

The Creative Foundation’s new Chief Executive, Alastair Upton, has announced the appointment of Lewis Biggs as the curator for the third Folkestone Triennial in 2014. Lewis Biggs stepped down as the Chief Executive and Artistic Director of Liverpool Biennial last … Read more…

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Creative Foundation appoints new Chief Executive

Alastair Upton is joining from the Bluecoat in Liverpool where he has been Chief Executive for five years.  During his tenure Alastair has led the Bluecoat through one of its most important phases since opening as an arts centre 100 … Read more…

Festival Fund

Festival Fund: The two Boards of Trustees of the Roger De Haan Charitable Trust and The Creative Foundation have agreed to establish and administer respectively a fund to encourage new festivals and artistic events. The purpose is to enliven and … Read more…

Folkestone Triennial launches!

On June 25th the second Folkestone Triennial will burst into life, bringing works of arts from internationally renowned aritist to the streets, squares, beaches and historic buildings of the town. Alongside the artworks commissioned for the Triennial itself, the Fringe … Read more…

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