Bring out your creative side and capture Folkestone’s beauty

Southeastern Railways are running a competition for keen photographers in the Folkestone area to showcase your work to mark the end of our project to redevelop Folkestone West Station. They are offering local photographers the chance to have their work … Read more…

Work begins on Payers Park

Contractors have moved on site to begin transforming part of Folkestone Town Centre into a new park, designed to be used by all sections of the community. The area known as Payers Park will be extensively landscaped and redesigned so … Read more…

Payers Park Model

ARTiculation

We would be delighted if you were able to join us for the ARTiculation 2014 South of England Regional Heat at Quarterhouse on Tuesday 4 February, 3.30pm – 6.00pm, one of the eight Regional Heats being held around the country, … 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…

Arts and culture – funding, participation and value

On Tuesday 3 December the Creative Foundation’s very own Chief Executive Alastair Upton will be talking as part of a seminar about the future of arts funding. This seminar will bring out latest thinking on new approaches to funding the … Read more…

Quarterhouse Garden Party

Summer is rapidly vanishing before our eyes. Soon the nights will be getting longer and those lazy summer days will be just a fading memory. But that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! To celebrate an inspiring programme of … Read more…

Folkestone seafront plans approved

It has been a long time coming, but finally developments have been given the go ahead for the Folkestone seafront development. An almost unanimous decision last night saw Shepway District Council give the green light to the plans by Sir … Read more…

School for Creative Startups arrives in Folkestone

  Next month the Creative Quarter welcomes a new family member in the form of the School for Creative Startups.¬†School for Creative Startups Kent is an adult education skills and support course for creative entrepreneurs who need that extra boost … Read more…

East Kent: City of Culture by Alastair Upton

When I think of a city it has houses, schools, people, churches and then some grander buildings like a cathedral, some museums, galleries and theatres along with public parks. But if I imagine a city, and really let my imagination … Read more…

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