Arts & Culture

Folkestone is the best seaside town for arts and culture in the UK.  There’s the Folkestone Triennial Festival every three years and many more events in between.  Folkestone Artworks is the largest outdoor gallery of previous Triennial festival pieces on public display around the town.  The Creative Quarter is home to creative businesses, which are relocating here as we support start-ups and established artists. We’ve got activities for future creatives too.  Discover how creative people and industry are shaping Folkestone!

James O’Brien – Potato Prints
Holly Oluwo – Real Red Woman
Matt Horne – Exquisite Ceramics
Buchanan Art – Reaching Out Across Britain
Urban Rooms Folkestone – A Place To Discuss The Future Of Our Town
Folkestone Artworks – The Largest Public Collection in the UK
Create, work and live – The Creative Quarter
Bloom And Whimsy – Flora, Fauna, Funga in Print
Strange Cargo – Art for the People!
Dicky Smiles – Print Your Own…
Regenerating A Town Through Art – Creative Folkestone
Folkestone’s Literary Heritage – Folkestone Library
Black Lives Matter – Activism In Folkestone
Open Art 2024 – Accessible Art Across Folkestone
Banksy’s Art Buff – The Folkestone Plinth
Festivals and Family Events – the Folkestone Quarterhouse
Connecting the Creative Community – East Cliff Creatives
For the Record – Shane Record
Folkestone StoryMap – Hand Of Doom Productions
Future Creatives – Children’s Activities in Folkestone
Molly Jones Has Found Her MoJo
International Public Art Festival – Folkestone Triennial
Heather Orr – Striking Cords of Creativity
Susanna Howard – Living Words Folkestone
Terry Smith – Strangelove and Moving Pictures
Igor Emmerich – The Camera Never Lies
Award-winning Art – Emily Peasgood
Unique, Handcrafted and Bespoke Artworks – Hiraeth Creative
Tyler Kennett – Home Grown Art from Folkestone
The Gasworks – Creative Regeneration Through Art
Get Jamming with Jim Jam Arts
S3 – Architectural Products from Tea Pots To Coffee Shops
Folkestone Triennial 2021 The Plot – The Artists
James O’Brien – Potato Prints

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