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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

July - October, 10am, 2pm, 4pm & 6pm

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

August & October, 10am & 2pm

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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The Day of the Crowned Death

2nd November, 4pm

In the spirit of Janus, the Roman God of endings and beginnings, we will say farewell to the Triennial and hello to a winter season of events...

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Melting Vinyl: This is The Kit

3rd November, 7pm

Ten years and four albums deep, the story of This Is The Kit, the nom de plume of Kate Stables, is one of time and change and careful listening....

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Doc Club: The Reason I Jump (12A)

4th November, 7:30pm

Based on the best-selling book by Naoki Higashida, The Reason I Jump is an immersive cinematic exploration of neurodiversity through the experiences...

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Mark Watson: This Can’t Be It

20th November, 8pm

We've all had some pondering to do about the fragility of life recently, but don't worry, skinny national treasure Mark Watson has it covered....

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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:

Our story

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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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