What’s going on...

The first issue of FolQ has arrived!

We are delighted to share the very first issue of FolQ, a celebration of the people making the Creative Quarter such a unique and exciting place to live, work and visit. In it you will find an emphasis on collaboration and collage, … Read more…

Connecting Creatives 2017

Calling all local business owners, artists and start-ups alike! Connecting Creatives will be kicking off this year’s Open Quarter on Friday 16 June and provides the perfect opportunity to talk about plans for the future, share knowledge about working in … Read more…

Rebecca Mason officially launches Sentient this month at 67 The Old High Street!

Sentient is a new artist-run gallery and design multi space at 67 The Old High Street, showcasing the work of a number of artists and designers. The space adopts a colourful yet dark aesthetic, with thought provoking art, beautifully made … Read more…

Coming Soon: Drink Folkestone

Drink Folkestone will be bringing the best in craft beers, fine wines and spirits from around the world to The Old High Street. Drink Folkestone will be a haven for lovers of quality drinks, with a tasting area, growler filling … Read more…

Coming soon: Rebecca Mason – Sentient

Rebecca Mason is an artist using light to convey the darkness within human life, existence and emotion. This is often accompanied by a dry, self-deprecating sense of humour and candid confessions aimed at recognising and accepting our imperfections. Rebecca has … Read more…

Meanwhile….An Interim Exhibition

Strange Cargo, The Factory, 43 Geraldine Rd, Cheriton, Folkestone Tue 7 – Sun 12 Feb Private view & launch: Tue 7 Feb 6pm A mixed-media exhibition curated by Canterbury Christ Church Fine Art students from an open call. The project … Read more…

Strangelove Time Based Media Festival

9 – 24 March From 9-24 March join us for a sixteen day celebration of artists’ video, film, performance and sound as Strangelove Festival takes over the streets and spaces of Folkestone. With a packed programme of live events, screenings, … Read more…

Older Women Rock!

Older Women Rock! – Creating pop-up political art spaces to raise awareness and explore issues facing women in their late-50s and 60s Space Gallery 7, 7 The Old High Street Sat 18 Feb – Sun 12 Mar From Saturday 18 … Read more…

Folkestone Food Assembly

A small team of local residents have been working to bring Folkestone its very own Food Assembly! The Food Assembly is an online platform where you can order local, ethical, organic or spray free produce, then collect in person at … Read more…

Folkestone Creative Quarter Secret Postcard Show Raises Funds for the Winter Shelter

Artists and makers presented the Secret Postcard Exhibition at the Lilford Gallery Studio, Folkestone, last month and raised almost £1,000 for the Folkestone Churches Winter Shelter. Inspired by the long established RCA show, the exhibition aimed to encourage people to … Read more…

Be the first to hear about new events, initiatives and Creative Quarter gossip

Join our mailing list

Don't show this again