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The south coast's creative hub

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In response to the ongoing impact of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) and to protect our community, Creative Folkestone Quarterhouse will remain closed until it is safe to reopen again. The Box Office phone number is currently suspended. Please direct any enquiries concerning tickets and refunds to All other enquiries can be directed to To read the full statement click here.

Creative Folkestone Triennial has been postponed until September 2021. Curator Lewis Biggs and the Creative Folkestone team are working hard to establish new dates for Folkestone Triennial and will announce information as soon as possible. To read a full statement click here.



Mark Thomas: Serious Organised Criminal (live)

9th July, 7:30pm

This is Mark’s true story of cake icing as a political weapon, of demonstrations to Defend Surrealism, and of getting to like the Police....

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Mrs H & the Sing-along Band

21st July, 10:30am

Led by the charming and passionate Mrs H, the Sing-along Band bring their unique family music to Folkestone with a line-up of musicians including...

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Doc Club: Shooting the Mafia

9th September, 7:30pm

In the streets of Sicily beautiful, gutsy Letizia Battaglia pointed her camera straight into the heart of the Mafia that surrounded her and...

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Simon Evans: The Work of the Devil

2nd October, 8pm

Simon Evans’ last show, Genius 2.0 (“A Masterclass” The Scotsman) provided a hilarious analysis of the departure of any visible sign...

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Sofie Hagen: The Bumswing

10th October, 8pm

One of British comedy's most exciting talents (although she's Danish), winner of the prestigious Edinburgh Best Newcomer Award, a cult podcaster,...

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Melting Vinyl: Richard Dawson and special guests

11th October, 7pm

This show has been rescheduled from the original date of 8th May. All tickets already purchased will remain valid for the rescheduled date,...

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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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