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Creative Folkestone

The south coast's creative hub

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What's happening in Creative Folkestone

We are getting back to business! This summer we reopen the doors to Quarterhouse and welcome the return of Folkestone Triennial. 

We will continue to do our best to keep everyone safe and hope you can join us for an online or in-person event soon. Scroll down for more. 

 

Folkestone Triennial Returns!

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Music returns to Quarterhouse...

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Book now for Triennial Talks and Tours

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Guided Tours

23rd July, 6pm - 31st October, 4pm

Join a guided tour of Folkestone Triennial 2021 artworks. Our guides this year are: - Alice Haylett Bryan, a university lecturer in film...

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Guided Tour: Drawing with Beth Walker

25th July, 4pm - 31st October, 10am

Join artist and life drawing tutor Beth Walker for a walking tour and explore different drawing materials and techniques in response to a...

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Metaxu Collective: Live sound recording

30th July, 10am

Join Tim from Seaview Studio for a 'live gig' recording session and gain insight to the life of a sound engineer. Learn about how to set up...

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Pier Pressure 2021

31st July, 1pm

Come skate Skating Situations - Assemble's set of skateable sculptures from 1pm - 11pm this Saturday 31 July at Pier Pressure 2021. Organised...

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Doc Club: Poly Styrene: I Am A Cliché

31st July, 7:30pm

Poly Styrene was the first woman of colour in the UK to front a successful rock band. She introduced the world to a new sound of rebellion,...

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Complicité : Can I Live?

20th September, 7:30pm - 22nd September

Join Fehinti Balogun on a journey into the world of environmental activism, as he tells the story of how, as a young Black British man, his...

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What is Creative Folkestone?

Creative Folkestone is a visionary arts charity dedicated to transforming Folkestone through collective creative activity, making the town a better place to live, work, play and visit.

We believe that everyone is creative, and that creativity has the power to change people and places for the better. We have developed five key projects that are embedded in the creative transformation of Folkestone:

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Folkestone Artworks

Explore the UK's largest urban outdoor exhibition of contemporary art!

Discover Folkestone Artworks

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Membership

Become a Creative Folkestone Member and discover an exciting range of events, discounts and opportunities!  

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