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Meet The Folkestone Creatives: Alison Wressell – Vintage & Vinyl

We are delighted to present our second ‘Meet The Folkestone Creatives’ video with Alison Wressell of Vintage & Vinyl. You can find them at 57 The Old High Street. ‪#‎OpenQuarter‬

Meet The Folkestone Creatives – Catherine Nice of Kitty McCall

We are delighted to present the first in our series of ‘Meet The Folkestone Creatives’ as we build up to ‪#‎OpenQuarter‬ 2016! We begin with Catherine Nice of Kitty McCall based at 48 The Old High Street.

Folkestone Christmas Student Makers Market Helps Young People Start Their Own Creative Businesses

Payers Park Every Friday (2pm – 7.30pm) and Saturday (11am – 5pm) from 20 November – 5 December.  Thanks to funding from Arts Council England,  Creative Foundation and The Roger De Haan Charitable Trust a new programme of Student Makers Markets will take place … Read more…

Two Newly Redeveloped Buildings Officially Open At Folkestone Creative Quarter

Two key buildings in Folkestone’s Creative Quarter are about to welcome new occupants following comprehensive renovation as part of the Folkestone Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) funded by £1.3million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). These are the former “Millets” shop, … Read more…

Open Quarter 2015

Last week Folkestone Creative Quarter celebrated Open Quarter. A weekend that invited the public to take a look behind the scenes of Folkestone’s creative hub. Open studios are at the core of the Open Quarter weekend, not only is it … Read more…

Connecting Creatives 2015

This year’s Open Quarter began with Connecting Creatives, a presentation and networking event that demonstrated the breadth and wealth of Folkestone’s artists and makers as well the importance of communication and support between the creative industries and the private sector. … Read more…

Creative Quarter at Bluewater!

We are thrilled to announce that Folkestone Creative Quarter will be running a pop-up shop at Bluewater! The Creative Foundation has been given the amazing opportunity to run a pop-up shop at Bluewater shopping centre from Wednesday 1 April – … Read more…

Work begins on Payers Park

Contractors have moved on site to begin transforming part of Folkestone Town Centre into a new park, designed to be used by all sections of the community. The area known as Payers Park will be extensively landscaped and redesigned so … Read more…

Xmas lights in the Quarter

Christmas Lights and Bright Ideas Lantern Parade Friday 22 November 5pm starts from Folkestone town centre Join us for a parade from the town centre, through the Creative Quarter, switching on our Christmas lights as we wander through the town. … Read more…

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