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Take Up Space Exhibition

26th February, 11am - 1st March

The Take Up Space exhibition showcases some of the best of Folkestone women, non-binary and trans artists. Curated by Nico Dunsbee and Aida...

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The Bone Ensemble: Gulp!

29th February, 2:30pm

Maya LOVES water! Swimming in the sea, splashing in her paddling pool. But one summer’s day, she gets sucked up the bathroom tap - SQUOOSH!...

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Take Up Space: Taking Up Space

1st March, 1pm

A workshop for women who want to share their experience of living in a larger body in a world that wants them to shrink. This afternoon workshop...

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Melting Vinyl: Damien Jurado and Dana Gavanski

1st March, 7pm

We are delighted to announce that Seattle-based singer-songwriter Damien Jurado will be playing at Folkestone Quarterhouse as part of his...

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Take Up Space: Hear My Voice: Exhibition

2nd March, 10am - 8th March

Hear My Voice is the work of eleven girls aged 9 to 13 who attend Fat Hen And Flo Art Club. On the run up to the festival the girls are exploring...

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Folkestone Women's Forum #31: Open Water Swimming

2nd March, 7:30pm

FWF‘s monthly event presents a panel discussion about women and open water swimming. Panellists are Helen Oakes, a physiotherapist and masters...

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Take Up Space: Mari

4th March, 7:30pm

Boldly combining the power of dance and cinema, Mari tells the story of professional dancer and choreographer Charlotte (acclaimed dancer...

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Take Up Space: Anna Braithwaite: Take Up Improvising

5th March, 5:30pm

Are you a musician, music teacher, music therapist, spoken word artist, electronic artist or dancer who is uncomfortable improvising but wants...

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Take Up Space: Varjack-Lowry: I, Melania

5th March, 7:45pm

I, Melania is Paula and Chuck’s first project as Varjack-Lowry. Using Melania Trump as an avatar of an ‘acceptably’ foreign woman, they...

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Take Up Space: Anna Braithwaite: Free Women

5th March, 8pm

Free Women offers the chance for female (trans & non-binary inclusive) improvisors to meet and play together, find potential collaborators,...

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Take Up Space: A Scenic Walk Over Folkestone's Three Hills

6th March, 9am

Led by Catherine Sangster Meet at the foot of Castle Hill (gated road off roundabout north of M20 junction 13).A moderate walk of about 4...

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Take Up Space Workshop With Ray Dodd

6th March, 11am

A workshop for feminist freelancers who want to grow their businesses and make money without compromising their values.After facing up to...

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Take Up Space: Blowout & Wave: Mother & Daughter Hair Braiding Workshop

6th March, 4pm

Join Hollie, kick-ass female founder of Folkestone’s Blowout and Wave, for a relaxed workshop demonstrating hair braiding techniques. Aimed...

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Take Up Space: Frida Kahlo Children's Art Workshop - Self-expression Through Self-portraiture

6th March, 4pm

Book tickets here: www.dotkids.co.ukSelf-Expression Through Self-Portraiture is a children’s art workshop run by Arts Educator, Mindset...

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Take Up Space: Big Joanie, with support from ARXX and Pink Suits

6th March, 7pm

London DIY feminist punk band Big Joanie formed in 2013 releasing their first EP Sistah Punk in 2014 and their new album Sistahs in 2019....

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Take Up Space: Manjeet Mann: Run The World

7th March, 9am

Join the Run the World as they join the Park Run for a special International Women’s day Run in Folkestone! Come together with runners and...

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Take Up Space: Hear My Voice: Live Happening

7th March, 10am

Hear My Voice is the work of eleven girls aged 9 to 13 who attend Fat Hen And Flo Art Club. On the run up to the festival the girls are exploring...

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Take Up Space: Blowout & Wave Live Demos

7th March, 10am

Hollie will be bringing her trademark modern hairstyling to Take Up Space festival demonstrating some wild and attention worthy hairstyles...

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Take Up Space: Bigger than my body: MORE talking, more doing!

7th March, 10am

Drop in creative session with a focus on the process of “doing”.Using creativity as a facilitation tool to open up dialogue around body...

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Take Up Space: Learn To DJ With REV

7th March, 10am

House DJ REV shares tips and tricks on how to create seamless sets with energy and soul. Learn how to mix, cue, loop and drop and understand...

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Take Up Space: A:dress: Fast Fashion and Climate Crisis: A Feminist Issue

7th March, 11am

With Renuka Bhakta (mental health activist); Nuala Gathercole Lam (climate activist); Maggie Scott (textile artist/activist) and Leah Thorn...

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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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Take Up Space: Craftivism With Harbour Crochet

7th March, 1pm

A crochet + craftivism workshop for crocheters of all abilities. Join local craftivists Harbour Crochet and Folk in Stitches and learn how...

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Take Up Space: STOP ABUSING YOUR POWER WORKSHOP

7th March, 2pm

Who will you challenge to “STOP ABUSING YOUR POWER”? What might the implications be if that did happen?Stop Abusing Your Power is a call...

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