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Folkestone Reads: Modern Nature

19th November, 6:30pm

Launching Autumn Reads we are delighted to present the world premiere of Folkestone Reads: Modern Nature. Starring performers gathered from...

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Allan Jenkins

20th November, 6:30pm

Allan Jenkins is editor of The Observer Food Monthly. He was previously editor of The Observer Magazine, food and drink editor on the Independent...

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Melissa Harrison

20th November, 8pm

If you are a lover of podcasts you will probably already know about Melissa Harrison’s top-rated nature series The Stubborn Light of Things....

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Workshop with Suzanne Joinson

21st November, 11am

Award-winning writer and academic, Suzanne Joinson hosts a workshop on the theme of landscape. Suzanne has had two novels published with...

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Robert McCrum

21st November, 6pm

Is Shakespeare’s work really as prescient as it seems? And can it help us in these turbulent times? For Autumn Reads Robert McCrum explores...

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Strange Concord: Music and Words from Prospect Cottage

21st November, 7:30pm

We are delighted to present this Strange Concord Time Machine Event 1989 & 1990: Modern Nature. This beautiful and visceral film combines...

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Workshop with Cathy Rentzenbrink

22nd November, 11am

Cathy Rentzenbrink explores issues around autobiographical writing in this workshop. Cathy is the author of the Sunday Times-bestselling...

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A Talk on the Wild Side with Frances Tophill

22nd November, 11am

Join horticulturalist and gardener Frances Tophill, Urban Room Folkestone and some keen local gardeners for an informal conversation about...

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Rachel Clarke

22nd November, 1:30pm

Before going to medical school, Dr Rachel Clarke was a television journalist and documentary maker. She now specialises in palliative medicine,...

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Hisham Matar

22nd November, 3pm

Hisham Matar was nineteen years old when his father, an opponent of the Gaddafi regime, was kidnapped in Cairo, where he was living in exile,...

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The Book Lover’s Quiz with Gary Wigglesworth

22nd November, 4:30pm

For Autumn Reads, Gary will be hosting a bespoke online quiz for the book lovers of Folkestone. You can take part in your household bubble,...

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Stacy Makishi: Homeward (House) Bound

6th December, 11am - 20th December, 5:30pm

A magical one to one performance over the phone with multi award-winning artist Stacy Makishi. How do we satisfy our longing to touch? How...

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Doc Club online: Be Natural

9th December, 6:30pm

When Alice Guy-Blaché completed her first film in 1896 Paris, she was not only the first female filmmaker, but one of the first directors...

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Melting Vinyl: Lau Unplugged

16th June, 7pm

We're very sorry to announce that Lau has had to make the difficult decision to reschedule the 6 November 2020 (previously 4 June 2020) date...

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Melting Vinyl: British Sea Power

16th July, 7pm

We're very sorry to announce that British Sea Power has had to make the difficult decision to reschedule the 24th October 2020 date due to...

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Melting Vinyl: This is The Kit

3rd November, 7pm

Ten years and four albums deep, the story of This Is The Kit, the nom de plume of Kate Stables, is one of time and change and careful listening....

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