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The Sculpture Question Research Group presents ‘The Sculpture Question’ conference in partnership with Folkestone Triennial and University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury, and is part-funded by Interreg IVA programme, a European Development Regional Fund initiative. In a post-medium art world, the term ‘sculpture’ still has resonance and significance for artists who continue to align themselves with its histories and challenges. Yet over the last half-century the practice of sculpture has increasingly positioned itself in the realms of installation, architecture, performance and design, as well as more symbolically into social and political arenas. In these inter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary contexts how might sculpture, as a discipline of fine art, continue to be taught and defined today? The Sculpture Question Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 November 2014 10am-6pm One day: £15 / £10 concessions Both days:..
There will be readings from our writers and a short introduction explaining our project. Transitions 4, part of the Between the Storms project; memories of Folkestone as a cross-channel port, is published and edited by Pavement Pounders CIC. Contributors are all local writers. Date: Saturday 15th November at 6.30 pm Venue: The Chambers, Radnor Chambers,..
Speakers for the day include: General Sir Nick Parker KCB CBE - Ex Commandant Commander of the Rifles ex RGJ and Deputy Commander ISAF Afghanistan on "The Characteristics of the 21st Century Rifleman" Professor Charles Esdaile FRHistS - Lecturer at University of Liverpool, leading Napoleonic Historian, author and founder member of Peninsular War 200 - "Sir John Moore: Some Thoughts on a Complicated Hero". Andrew Morgan - Historian and Historical Interpreter, specialist tour guide for WW1 & WWW2. Consultant to Belgian TV, radio and military museums - "Shorncliffe - The shared British and Belgian experience of WWI" Tickets £20 each available from Eventbrite search "The Shorncliffe Lectures" 09.30 Doors open 10,.00 Speaker -..
A fantastic breakfast offer from The Grand for all early risers. ‘The early bird catches the worm’ What could be a better way to be full of energy and raring to go than after having a full English..
The first day of August 1993 marked the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Folkestone – Boulogne route to regular traffic, a date fixed by the coming of the railway to the Kentish port. The line from London, via Reigate and Tonbridge, had arrived in June 1843 but as the nineteen arches of the Foord Viaduct were still under..
The girls are back in town and again have opened up a great little restaurant. Went for lunch with a friend, the sandwiches were so tasty and fresh served with a large pot of tea. Cakes are good...
We have a number of back to back personal radios available for hire . They are suitable for events such as parades, organised sporting events and festivals. Hire costs are £5 per radio for each 24 hour period. Longer hire periods can be negotiated with...