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Matt James Healy – Open Studio

Studio 1, 11-15 The Old High Street Friday 15- Sunday 24 June, 10am-6pm Painter and poet Matt James Healy works in a variety of media and will open his studio to the public at this year’s Open Quarter. Explore works … Read more…

Would you like to be 3D printed for a new public Folkestone artwork?

Strange Cargo is working with St. Peter’s Church on The Durlocks to create The Parish Frieze. Up to 100 people who live, work, worship or go to school in the parish will be 3D printed for an artwork that will … Read more…

Open Quarter family workshops at Block 67

67 Tontine Street Wind-Mill Bay Masquerade With Matt Rowe Sat 16 June, 11am-3pm Create your very own windmill mask at this year’s Open Quarter. Embrace the rituals of the seaside and amplify the great outdoors! This workshop will end with … Read more…

The Big Lunch

Payers Park, Folkestone Sun 17 June, 12pm Free The Big Lunch is a very simple idea from the Eden Project. The aim is to get as many people as possible to have lunch with their neighbours every June in a … Read more…

1DegreeEast – A producer-led artist-focused networking event

The Clearing, Quarterhouse Fri 22 June, 2-4pm (artist café), 4-5pm (networking) A chance for artists to network and share ideas with experienced producers from 1DegreeEast. This event will be a great opportunity to not only find out more about your creative … Read more…

Do not lift by handles

Gallery 66 & Eight Squared Gallery, 66 & 64 The Old High Street 15-24 June, 10am-5pm These stunning gallery spaces will host an exciting showcase from artists including Leigh Mulley, Sam Millen and Vincent Lloyd – delivering explorations into seaside … Read more…

HOP Projects CT20: Alternative Atlas

73 Tontine Street, 16-17, 19-24 June, 11am-5pm Supercrit: 16 June, 2-5pm / Opening Reception: 16 June, 6-8pm Alternative Atlas is the final part of a trilogy of architectural performances, panel discussions, exhibitions and publications that explore the ideas of place … Read more…

Poets’ Corner at Open Quarter 2018

The Old High Street, 16 & 23 June, 2-4pm Steep Street Coffee House, 16 June, 5.30-6.30pm The Woodshed Gallery, 20 June, 1.30-3.30pm and 6.30-7.45pm Join Poets’ Corner for street poetry, a workshop and performances with Dave Horn, Faith Warn and … Read more…

Thurle Wright Open Studio

63 The Old High Street / 16, 17, 23 & 24 June, 11am-5pm Visit artist Thurle Wright in her studio at this year’s Open Quarter to find out more about her practice and to see works in progress. Books, maps and … Read more…

Folkestone Artworks tour led by Samenua Sesher

Sunday 17 & 24 June, 11am – 1pm Join writer, coach and culture management consultant Samenua Sesher, for a family friendly, easy access tour of the Folkestone Artworks as part of Open Quarter 2018. Advanced booking is required due to limited … Read more…

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