Folkestone Triennial 2017 – Artists Announced

The Creative Foundation are delighted to announce details of the artists taking part in the fourth edition of Folkestone Triennial (2 September – 5 November 2017), one of the UK’s most ambitious art exhibitions. Internationally recognised artists have been commissioned … 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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Folkestone Triennial 2017 – Theme and Dates Announced

Creative Foundation is pleased to announce the dates of Folkestone Triennial 2017, which will return for its fourth edition and will be held over a nine week period from 2 September – 5 November 2017. Curated for the second time … Read more…

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]performance s p a c e [ presents DRAWN

Folkestone Creative Quarter Tuesday 4 October – Sunday 9 October 12pm – 6pm daily ]performance s p a c e [ celebrate their arrival in Folkestone with DRAWN, a week-long exhibition of durational performance art examining place and identity. The … Read more…

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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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Open Quarter Family Workshops

Creative Foundation Workshop Block 67, 67 Tontine Street, 11am – 3pm (Sat 18 & Sun 19 June) Join us in celebrating the opening of Block 67, the Creative Foundation’s new dedicated space for learning, making and playing. We will be … Read more…

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Creative Foundation Insights: Open Quarter

Creative Foundation Chief Executive Alastair Upton talks about this year’s Open Quarter. Open Quarter is an annual celebration of Creative Quarter Folkestone’s artists, makers and businesses. From 17-19 June the Creative Quarter throws open its doors with open studios, exhibitions, … Read more…

Creative Foundation Insights: Normal? Festival of the Brain

Creative Foundation Chief Executive Alastair Upton discusses the upcoming Normal? Festival of the Brain, as well as the process by which a co-curated, community led festival is created. Insights are a new way to find out more about the Creative … Read more…

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Creative Foundation Insights: Arts and Leadership

  Alastair Upton, Chief Executive of the Creative Foundation explores the relationship between the arts and leadership in the first of our Creative Foundation Insights. Insights are a new way to find out more about the Creative Foundation and the … 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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