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Block 67

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Block 67 is Creative Folkestone’s studio space at 67 Tontine Street, the base for an exciting programme of artist led workshops, talks and events that embrace exploration, play and creativity. Block 67 encourages individuality, imagination and the exchange of ideas in a stimulating, supportive and fun environment. Working with artists from an array of disciplines Block 67 presents a programme of family drop in workshops, school workshops, artist talks and workshops responding to Folkestone Quarterhouse’s festivals, Folkestone Book Festival and Folkestone Triennial.

Block 67 support's local schools in the curation and exhibition of pupils’ art work, enabling them to experience the process from start to finish and realise their work to a professional level. Block 67 also supports artists by creating opportunities for them to gain teaching experience with the local community and schools.

For more information please contact Tania McCormack at taniamccormack@creativefolkestone.org.uk or call 01303 769241.

It’s a Corker with Gwen Ramsay

25th January, 11am

Inspired by animals, sculpt your special spirit animal to take home. Combine cardboard and cork and wood to carve animal totems and create...

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Heads-Bodies-Legs with Ruby Bolton

8th February, 11am

Using bold shapes, patterns and bright colours, let’s create our own exquisite corpses. Stack and twist your cubes to reveal endless combinations...

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Badge Up with Nikki Tompsett

19th February, 11am

Use words or pictures to celebrate who you are, your ideas and beliefs. Design and make badges that can be little wearable artworks, symbolizing...

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We Insist! with Sam Ayre

22nd February, 11am

Come and make ‘wearable’ placards, signs, banners, clothing and accessories that proclaim your opinions publicly in answer to the question,...

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Be a Graphic Designer for the Day with Rob McDonald

7th March, 11am

Design your own poster promoting Folkestone.We will use a variety of processes, media and materials such asSilkscreen, collage, stencils and...

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RE-CURATE: Video art rewind! with Wordplay

21st March, 11am

Re-curate famous moments in art history!Re-wind the master tapes of video art & play our fun video-based game...Step into the curators’...

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Spectacular Shell souvenirs with Hannah Bryan

4th April, 11am

To celebrate the work of Amalia Pica, we will be making pinch pots then covering them with shells made from clay molds. These shell sculptures...

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Clay and Ideas Modelling with Estelle Rosenfeld

8th April, 11am

This fun workshop will leave you with dirty hands and a philosophical mind. Using clay and thoughts we will explore what makes a good human....

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Easter Hatchling Break Out with Lydia Hibbert

11th April, 11am

Design an Easter hatchling and help it break out of its shell. Lydia and her team at Young Animators Club will help you use traditional animation...

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OBJECT SELF-PORTRAIT with Jeni Johnson

18th April, 11am

Jeni invites you to explore the space and the work on show using her ceramic funnels as a listening device, or as a megaphone, or to look...

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