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Mrs H & the Sing-along Band

6th September, 10:30am - 6th December

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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SALT Launch + Folkestone Sea Shanty

18th September, 6:45pm

Raise a glass to celebrate the official launch of SALT Festival of the Sea & Environment and the world premiere of The Folkestone Sea Shanty...

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James Wilton Dance: Leviathan

18th September, 7:30pm

Multi award-winning choreographer James Wilton re-imagines Herman Melville’s seminal novel, Moby Dick. With a cast of six athletic dancers...

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Katrin Albrecht: Cut from the Same Cloth

19th September, 9am - 22nd September

An installation inspired by the ongoing refugee crisis that stands as a bold statement for our global shared human rights. Deconstructed and...

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Guardians of the Deep: Grown-Up Rock Pooling

19th September, 9:15am

Grown-Up Rock PoolingReturn to your childhood and come rock pooling at this event for those who are young at heart! Zoë Stevenson, from Guardians...

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Haeckels: Salt Treatment

19th September, 11am - 22nd September, 3pm

In the UK, salt-making stretches back to prehistoric times when the process involved clay furnaces and pans. This panhouse process was most...

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Judith Anketell: The Lament Lists

19th September, 5pm - 22nd September, 11am

Drawings of endangered, critically endangered and extinct fish seen in close viewed Illustrations and long viewed Installation lamenting the...

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Mel Wrigley: Mass Extinction

19th September, 6pm

There have been five mass extinctions on Earth through geological time and at each one over 75% of all species were lost. It's not always...

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a:dress : Fashion to Die For

19th September, 7:30pm

In the UK, clothing has the fourth largest environmental impact after housing, transport and food. Each year 430,000 tonnes of clothing are...

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Chris Poundwhite & Craig Gell: Green Language

20th September, 11am - 22nd September

Local artists Craig Gell and Chris Poundwhite explore the familiar yet remote landscape of the ever-present Folkestone Downs. Through a blend...

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Folkestone's Fishing Heritage & History Museum Guided Tour

20th September, 12pm - 22nd September

Folkestone Fishing Museum is a fascinating, hands-on display of fishing equipment, artifacts and pictures of former Folkestone fishermen and...

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Alan Taylor: Alan's Archive

20th September, 2pm

Alan Taylor is one of Folkestone's best-known Historians. In his home he has a remarkable research library all about Folkestone. For SALT...

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a:dress : Clothes Swish

20th September, 5:30pm

Refresh your wardrobe, reduce waste, save money!Swishing is the easy way to update your wardrobe. It's guilt-free shopping with no cost to...

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Search Party: STORM

20th September, 7:30pm

The world has ended, the world as we know it at least. Using recycled languages from disaster cinema, climate politics, folk stories and classic...

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Search Party: Landfill

21st September, 10am

Search Party will be hosting a workshop to develop a new project called Landfill and other climate games for families. Landfill is an interactive...

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Katrin Albrecht: Compost Revolution

21st September, 10am

Have you got an opinion about climate change, bee extinction or oceans full of plastic? Pop into this workshop to create your very own statement...

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Wild Food Folk: Searching for Seaweed

21st September, 10:30am

In this walk led by Luke Mahony-Page of Wild Food Folk, we will explore The Warren and discover a wealth of edible coastal plants. We will...

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a:dress : Clothes Clinic with Dorit Young

21st September, 11am

Bring your favourite piece of clothing (jumper, denims, dress or head-wear) to the Clothes Clinic and learn how to mend, repair or make small...

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Graeme Miller: Wild Car

21st September, 12pm

WILD CAR (from the Welsh Car Gwyllt) is an improvised device, part camera dolly, part ride-on rail vehicle. This year artist Graeme Miller...

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Joanna Jones, Helen Lindon & Clare Smith: 3 Films

21st September, 2pm

Since 2015 Joanna Jones, Helen Lindon and Clare Smith have made collaborative artworks for SALT festival including three commissioned films...

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a:dress : Bad Mending with Annie Taylor

21st September, 4pm

An extremely visible mending workshop with Annie Taylor, Co-Founder of The Profanity Embroidery Group. Bring along your favourite shirt with...

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Is Climate Change Above the Law (Part 2)?

21st September, 5pm

For SALT Festival 2016, we hosted a discussion entitled Is Climate Change Above the Law? Since then, Greta Thunberg and the Extinction Rebellion...

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Vybarr Cregan-Reid: Primate Change : How the World We Made is Remaking Us

21st September, 7:30pm

Vybarr Cregan-Reid is an author, academic and broadcaster who has written widely on literature, health, nature and the environment. His most...

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Film: Woman At War (12A)

21st September, 9pm

Halla is a 50-year-old environmental activist who crusades against the local aluminium industry in Iceland. As her actions grow bolder, her...

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