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Mrs H & the Sing-along Band

11th October, 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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Doc Club: Apollo 11 (cert U) + Skype Q&A

13th November, 7:30pm

From director Todd Douglas Miller (Dinosaur 13) comes a cinematic experience fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove...

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Ben Okri: Prayer for the Living

15th November, 7pm

Prayer for the Living, the new collection from the Booker Prize-winning author Ben Okri, brings together stories from different worlds that...

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First Reformed (15)

15th November, 9pm

Written & directed by Paul Schrader. Starring Ethan Hawke & Amanda Seyfried.Academy Award nominee for Best Original Screenplay, First Reformed...

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Words & Music Time Machine Events - 1876: USA & Russia

16th November, 10:30am

Strange Concords: Words & Music Time Machine Events The Seasons by Petyr Ilych Tchaikovsky for solo piano, performed by Saskia Giorgini and...

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Martian Invasion with Charlie Evaristo-Boyce

16th November, 11am

Join Charlie Evaristo-Boyce for an experimental drawing and sculpture workshop inspired by the book 'War Of The Worlds' by H.G Wells, which...

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Insight: Discussion on Whitman and Tchaikovsky

16th November, 12pm

Inspired by Wells’ The Time Machine, we travel back in time in this year's Strange Concords: Words and Music Time Machine Events to alight...

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Lauren Martin & Barney Hoskyns: The Future of Music

16th November, 12pm

When music is discussed, the same words keep coming up: “streaming”, “playlists”, “distribution”, “sampling”, “platforms”,...

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Words & Music Time Machine Events - 1876: USA & Russia

16th November, 1pm

Strange Concords: Words & Music Time Machine Events The Seasons by Petyr Ilych Tchaikovsky for solo piano, performed by Saskia Giorgini and...

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Caroline Lucas - The Future Is Green

16th November, 2pm

At a time of ecological and political crises, both nationally and globally, Caroline Lucas discusses the challenges that face us and the possible...

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Anthony Seldon & Isabel Hardman - Plan Your Exit!

16th November, 3:30pm

In politics they say timing is everything. Anthony Seldon and Isabel Hardman explore the role of leadership and those leaders’ ability...

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Carrie Gracie: Equal

16th November, 6pm

Carrie Gracie was part of a high-profile-group of BBC women who challenged the national broadcaster over equal pay after enforced disclosures...

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Elif Shafak - 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World

16th November, 8pm

"In the first minute following her death, Tequila Leila's consciousness began to ebb, slowly and steadily, like a tide receding from the shore....

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Laura Barton: After Hours DJ Set

16th November, 9:30pm

Laura Barton selects ground-breaking music from previous years that is still influential and plays the sounds that she thinks will influence...

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Block 67 Workshop: Hannah Lee: My Hair

17th November, 11am

My birthday's coming up so soon,I'll need new clothes to wear.But most of all, I need to know,how shall I style my hair? Hannah Lee’s new...

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William Feaver: The Lives of Lucian Freud

17th November, 12pm

Lucian Freud (1922–2011) is one of the great painters of the twentieth and twenty- first centuries. Though ferociously private, he spoke...

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Insight: Discussion on Jean Rhys and Charlotte Brontë

17th November, 2pm

Inspired by Wells’ The Time Machine, we travel back in time in this year's Strange Concords: Words and Music Time Machine Events to alight...

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Paul Mason: Clear Bright Future

17th November, 2pm

"Our True Nationality is Mankind" H G WellsGlobalisation, Nationalism & Migration - FuturesHave capitalism and technology stripped us of our...

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Words & Music Time Machine Events - 1966: Caribbean & England

17th November, 3pm

Strange Concords: Words & Music Time Machine Events Excerpts of Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys read by Imogen Stubbs and Alex Jennings; Ruby...

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Rabbi Baroness Neuberger DBE - Antisemitism: What It Is. What It Isn't. Why It Matters

17th November, 4pm

"Our True Nationality is Mankind" H G WellsGlobalisation, Nationalism & Migration - FuturesThere has been a disturbing rise in antisemitism...

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Lindsey Hilsum: In Defence of Journalism

17th November, 6pm

WELLS SAID:"I would rather be called a journalist than an artist."With journalists across the world under threat today and with the very centralities...

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Words & Music Time Machine Events - 1966: Caribbean & England

17th November, 8pm

Strange Concords: Words & Music Time Machine Events Excerpts of Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys read by Imogen Stubbs and Alex Jennings; Ruby...

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Ali Sparkes: Cryobaby

18th November, 11:30am

In a special event focused on the festival theme of ‘futures’ Ali Sparkes focuses on her award-winning Frozen in Time (the world as seen...

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Ali Sparkes: Cryobaby

18th November, 1:30pm

In a special event focused on the festival theme of ‘futures’ Ali Sparkes focuses on her award-winning Frozen in Time (the world as seen...

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