The Creative Quarter is an area of Folkestone that is being developed by the Creative Foundation, a charity launched in 2002 to regenerate Folkestone through the arts, the creative industries and education. The Creative Quarter has become home to a thriving collection of studios and businesses.
A Town Unearthed: Folkestone Before 1500 is a 3 year community archaeology project that is working with the community to research and record the rich archaeological heritage and early history of Folkestone.
Step Short was set up in 2008 when members of the Go Folkestone Action Group decided Folkestone should improve the setting of the historic Road of Remembrance in time for the 100th anniversary of the First World War in 2014.
It is run by a small group of local people who care about the history of Folkestone and the memory of the soldiers who marched so proudly through the town on their way to the Western Front.
Provides information on the proposals and principles that will help shape the future of the Folkestone Seafront as an attractive and vibrant place for local people to be proud of and visitors to be attracted to.
The Folkestone Triennial is one of the most ambitious public art projects presented in the UK.
Located in the seaside town of Folkestone on the south-east coast of England, artists are invited to use the town as their ‘canvas’, utilising public spaces to create striking new pieces that reflect issues affecting both the town and the wider world.