Thank you for coming to Danny Boyle and 14-18 Now’s ‘Pages of the Sea’

      Thank you for taking part in Pages of the Sea – a nationwide gesture of remembrance created by Danny Boyle and 14-18 NOW. On 11 November, thousands of people gathered on Folkestone’s Sunny Sands to commemorate the … Read more…

A history of the Gasworks and its neighbourhood exhibition at Sunflower House

A history of the Gasworks and its neighbourhood exhibition at Sunflower House Opening on Saturday 27 October from 1-4pm at Sunflower House on Foord Road, this exhibition explores the history of the Gasworks on Ship Street and Foord Road, and … Read more…

Pages of the Sea: Danny Boyle

Pages of the Sea: Danny Boyle Sunny Sands Beach, Folkestone Sunday 11 November,  Dawn – 10.45am On 11 November 2018, communities will gather on beaches across the UK to say thank you and goodbye. Film-maker Danny Boyle invites you to join him … Read more…

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Young Animators Club at Block 67

The Young Animators Club are delighted to present a 6-week course at Block 67 on Saturdays. Learn new skills from expert tutors, create new worlds in Stop Motion animation, write scripts, build sets and puppets, storyboard and create soundtracks for your films. … Read more…

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codeHarbour Meet Up

Folkestone Quarterhouse Wednesday 21 February, 7pm codeHarbour is a technology meetup group in Kent. Every month they meet to share ideas, stories and techniques around design, development, process, community and much more, covering all aspects of technology. The event is … Read more…

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Threads Micro-residency Project Call Out!

Are you an artist in need of time and space to work? Nomadic artist-led gallery, Threads, have teamed up with six partners across East Kent to produce a nine-month, paid project and they want you to be a part of … Read more…

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Blog: Changing the Story in Kent

Folkestone-based actor Zoe Aldrich on working on Cardboard Citizens’ Citz National Residency in Kent and why she feels emboldened by her experiences working with us and Forum Theatre. I am writing this in the corner of the Westgate Hall in … Read more…

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The Creative Foundation’s studio space returns this spring with more free creative workshops for families and young people!

In 2016 Block 67 welcomed hundreds of families for free weekend workshops, hosted school art exhibitions, presented creative talks for young people and created the opportunity for professional artists and makers to share their skills and knowledge with the community. … Read more…

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Young Journalist Project

During the Folkestone Book Festival freelance journalist Rhys Griffiths ran a Young Journalist Project to encourage the next generation or writers and reviewers. Below is one of the articles by participant Sue Potter about the Book Festival event Adventures with … Read more…

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Christmas Lights Parade

Christmas Lights and Bright Ideas Lantern Parade Friday 22 November 5pm starts from Folkestone town centre Join us for a parade from the town centre, through the Creative Quarter, switching on our Christmas lights as we wander through the town. … Read more…