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Women of the World Festival

Women of the World Festival

At Folkestone Quarterhouse
Tuesday 8th – Saturday 12th March, 2016

This is the fourth year of marking International Women’s Day in Folkestone. The WOW Festival is a partnership between Folkestone Fringe, Quarterhouse and South Bank, London.
The WOW week is for everyone. It’s a packed week, with …

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Samuel Plimsoll Commemoration Sat 13th February 2016

2.15 – 5pm, St Martin’s Church, Horn Street. CT20 3JJ

2.30 Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony

3.00 Annual Plimsoll Lecture by Capt Richard Woodman ret. Maritime Historian.
‘The Men Plimsoll Rescued: The Forgotten Heroes of the Merchant Marine’

4-5pm Refreshements and Book Signing in the Church Hall.

All Are Welcome

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Folkestone Town Sprucer Appeal

David Taylor and others are trying to raise money, £5000.00,  to retain The Town Sprucer  following the loss of his grant. It is being done as a Crowd Funding Appeal which means that the money pledged will only be taken if the target figure is reached. Here is the link: …

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MacDonalds Cheriton

The MacDonalds in Cheriton has been refused by planning officers . But the firm is going to appeal .

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Folkestone B&Q

Folkestone B and Q IS likely to close in late 2017 after all , sadly . Warnings have been given . Why ? It is squeezed between Dover and Ashford . The lease is up in 2017 , giving them a window , and the landlords haven’t made an offer …

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Folkestone Town Centre Manager

Folkestone Town Centre Manager to be made redundant . Many people still think it is John Barber , but it is Viv Kenny who was at Ashford . Presumably the street festivals will continue under Folkestone Festivals .

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Go Folkestone AGM 2013

 
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – Wednesday November 13th 2013                                                                                                                            …

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