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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The Creative Foundation brings Banksy back to Folkestone

Following popular demand and a lengthy legal battle, the Creative Foundation has successfully managed to secure the return of the Banksy for Folkestone. The Banksy, ‘Art Buff’, appeared overnight on a wall in the heart of Folkestone’s Creative Quarter during … Read more…

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Big Share Day

Young school Leaders from around East Kent met, shared creative ideas and worked together yesterday at Quarterhouse. The day kicked off with young leaders from Brockhill teaching everyone how to make Origami flowers. Then, Pupils from the Creative Foundation partnership, … Read more…

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Young Inspirational Artists at Quarterhouse

Last week, 20 Key Stage 2 pupils from St. Mary’s, Dover and Hythe Bay visited the Quarterhouse to take part in a number of artist workshops that were aimed at getting them to think and work like artists. Pupils began … Read more…

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VIDEO: Folkestone Book Festival 2014

At this years Folkestone Book Festival we invited some very talented filmmakers to come along at create a short film that shows what Folkestone Book Festival is, and how wonderful it is. We had a lot of fun at this … Read more…

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