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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Block 67 – Teacher Workshops with the Young Animators Club

Block 67 is the Creative Foundation’s studio space at 67 Tontine Street. During Folkestone Triennial 2017, Block 67 will host a programme of artist led workshops, talks and events that embrace exploration, play and creativity. In July 2017 Block 67 held some twilight sessions for … Read more…

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Power of Diversity – The Crossing Lines Project

We are delighted to share this wonderful film of Power of Diversity – The Crossing Lines Project. Folkestone Quarterhouse was just one of a number of partners who participated in this international project, which was co-funded by the European Union … Read more…

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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…