Archive - June 2012


Arrival of Boat “Collective Spirit” in Folkestone Harbour

On Tuesday 10th, July at 4.30 pm a thirty foot sailing boat, named Collective Spirit, will arrive at Folkestone Harbour, stopping off for the afternoon on its maiden voyage from Emsworth in Hampshire to Margate. Commissioned by the Arts Council and constructed as part of the Cultural Olympiad by …


A Cycle Way to Dungeness

Imagine a family in Newham, host borough of the Olympics, fancying a cycle day at the seaside.  Mum, Dad and two teenagers pedal to Stratford International and happily load their bikes onto the high-speed train for Folkestone Central.  Forty-five minutes later, having streaked across Kent and browsed Google Maps, they …