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Help support our work

Since 2002, the work of Creative Folkestone has enabled thousands of people from all backgrounds to live, work, create, play, learn and perform. As a charity, we rely on the generosity of all our supporters to continue enabling the creative community in Folkestone to flourish.  Help us continue to bring inspirational, world class performing and visual arts into this amazing town.

If you are passionate about keeping Folkestone creative then join, donate or sponsor us to support our work. You can help us to:

  • Maintain the largest, urban, contemporary art exhibition in the UK
  • Fund our public programme of engagement to enable people of all ages and background to get creative
  • Maintain a diverse and ambitious performing arts programme including festivals, comedy, theatre, dance, family shows, film, workshops and community events.
  • Fund Folkestone Triennial; the largest free exhibition of newly commissioned work presented in the UK.
  • Fund Folkestone Book Festival; one of the longest running book festivals in the country.

We would like to extend our gratitude to everybody who supports our efforts to make Folkestone one of the most exciting and challenging artistic places in the U.K.    

Here are the ways in which you can support us:


Become a Creative Folkestone Member and enjoy exclusive offers, special events and discounts in Quarterhouse, the Creative Quarter and on tickets to visit Prospect Cottage.


Donate and help us to keep Folkestone creative. Click here to donate online or text CREATIVEFOLKESTONE to 70085 to donate £3 to our Learning and Engagement Programme.

Corporate Sponsorship

By supporting Creative Folkestone, you will align your brand to a pioneering arts organisation and demonstrate your commitment to the creative future of Folkestone. Click here to find out more

Trusts and Foundations

Support from Trusts and Foundations is essential to our funding mix. It enables us to undertake core work and as well as fund exciting new projects. Contact us to find out more.


Contact us to find out more about exciting volunteering opportunities at Creative Folkestone.

Thank you

A huge thank you to all our funders, supporters, sponsors and donors. Without you, we would not be able to continue to make Folkestone an amazing place to live and work:

Arts Council England

Kent County Council

Folkestone and Hythe District Council

The Roger De Haan Charitable Trust

European Regional Development Fund


Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Heritage Lottery Fund

National Lottery Fund

Historic England


Canterbury Christ Church University



Otterpool Park

Folkestone Harbour & Seafront Development Company

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