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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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FORTUNE HERE: Civic engagement, architecture and urban change (in Britain and wider afield)

5th August, 6pm

FORTUNE HERE: Civic engagement, architecture and urban change (in Britain and wider afield)As part of Creative Folkestone Triennial, FORTUNE...

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FORTUNE HERE: The OASIS Project: A talk and discussion with Senet Yohannes of United Response

2nd September, 6pm

As part of Creative Folkestone Triennial, FORTUNE HERE presents The OASIS Project: a talk and discussion with Senet Yohannes of United Response....

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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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Melting Vinyl: The Staves

25th September, 7pm

The Staves are thrilled to announce a run of live shows for this Autumn, including returning to Kent, in support of their new album ‘Good...

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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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