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Whats On in Folkestone in October, 2017

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Sunday 1st Oct

OWR Fashion show and tea trolley dance Read More

OWR Fashion show and tea trolley dance

Burstin hotel , the Harbour Folkestone

On Oct 1, 2017

Come in your own finery to this one off exciting and eccentric event! A Salon Style Fashion Show in the Grand Burstin Ballroom, will be accompanied by poetry from Leah Thorn. This will be followed by Tea Trolley Dancing session led by Sally Child.

Wednesday 4th Oct

Sugar Free Coke Promotion Read More FREE Event

Sugar Free Coke Promotion

Sandgate Precinct between Lloyds and Costa , Sandgate Road Precinct

On Oct 4, 2017

Passers bye will be offered vouchers and samples for the newest sugar free coke product by friendly product promotors in the precinct between 09.00 and 17.00 tomorrow 4th October.

Saturday 7th Oct

Harvest Supper Read More

Harvest Supper

Holy Trinity Church Hall , Sandgate Road, Folkestone CT20 2HQ

On Oct 7, 2017

Harvest Supper - all welcome

Face The Music With Hope Read More

Face The Music With Hope

St Leonard's Church, Hythe , Oak Walk, Hythe CT21 5DN

On Oct 7, 2017

Join us for an eclectic musical soirée in Hythe, in which the very talented Stephen Hope performs his entertaining One Man Show. Stephen is fundraising on behalf of Pilgrims Hospices and Folkestone Choral Society.

Tea and Talk Read More

Tea and Talk

Holy Trinity Church hall , Sandgate Road, CT20 2HQ

On Oct 7, 2017

A monthly talk, starting at 3pm. Entrance £2, to include refreshments

Sunday 8th Oct

Carano Arts & Crafts Fair Read More FREE Event

Carano Arts & Crafts Fair

Hythe Imperial Hotel , Princes Parade, Hythe, Kent. CT21 6AE

On Oct 8, 2017

To showcase local talent.

Monday 9th Oct

Folkestone and District Family History Society Read More

Folkestone and District Family History Society

Church Hall, All Souls Church , Somerset Road, Cheriton, CT19 4HA

Every: 2nd Mon of every month. - Until Monday 9th Oct 2017

The Folkestone and District Family History Society was founded in 1976 to encourage and promote the study of family history in the South East Kent area. It provides advice and assistance to members with South East Kent ancestry as well as to members whose roots are elsewhere, and welcomes the...

Friday 13th Oct

Mark Thomas: A show That Gambles on the Future Read More

Mark Thomas: A show That Gambles on the Future

The Quarterhouse , Mill Bay Folkestone Kent CT20 1BN

On Oct 13, 2017

Our favourite mischief maker returns to Folkestone with his 2017 sell out Fringe show!

Saturday 14th Oct

The Locket Read More

The Locket

The Grand Hotel , Leas promenade Folkestone

Every: Sun of every month. - Until Saturday 14th Oct 2017

A short play with music, glamour and intrigue, interweaving two stories from Folkestone's colourful past

Harvest Barn Dance Read More

Harvest Barn Dance

St George's Church , 8, Audley Road, Folkestone CT20 3QA

On Oct 14, 2017

Join us for a an evening of dance and music.

Sunday 15th Oct

Opening Concert for Bayle Music Sixth Season SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER 2018 Read More

Opening Concert for Bayle Music Sixth Season SUNDAY...

St Mary & St Eanswythe Parish Church , The Bayle Folkestone CT20 1SW

On Oct 15, 2017

Bayle Music are thrilled to present the Retorica Violin Duo from London to open its sixth season. Harriet Mackenzie and Philippa Mo started playing together in 2010 and have performed all over the world, to great critical acclaim.

Soul Galore Kiki Dee, SouLutions Northern Soul, Modern Soul, Disco, Motown Weekender Read More

Soul Galore Kiki Dee, SouLutions Northern Soul,...

Leas Cliff Hall , The Leas Folkestone CT20 2DZ

From Friday 13th Oct 2017 - Until Sunday 15th Oct 2017

Soul Galore Northern, Modern, Disco Alldayer/Allnighter Kiki Dee, SouLutions + DJs

Tuesday 17th Oct

Secondary School Workshop: Wish You Were Here Read More

Secondary School Workshop: Wish You Were Here

Block 67 , Tontine St, Folkestone CT20 1JR, UK

(0.6 miles from town centre)

On Oct 17, 2017

Led by Jojo Hynes

Wednesday 18th Oct

DOUBLE TALK: James Harkin Read More

DOUBLE TALK: James Harkin

Folkestone Quarterhouse , Folkestone CT20 1BN, UK

(0.6 miles from town centre)

On Oct 18, 2017

James Harkin, Syria reporter and director of the Centre for Investigative Journalism at Goldsmiths, University of London, on the death and life of investigative journalism

Evening of Clairvoyant Mediumship Read More

Evening of Clairvoyant Mediumship

The Leas Cliff Hall, Channel Suite , Leas Cliff Hall, The Leas, Folkestone, Kent

On Oct 18, 2017

Evening of Clairvoyant Mediumship

Saturday 21st Oct

Free Critics’ Morning Tour led by Coline Milliard Read More

Free Critics’ Morning Tour led by Coline Milliard

Folkestone Triennial Visitor Centre , 49 Tontine St, Folkestone CT20 1JT, UK

(0.6 miles from town centre)

On Oct 21, 2017

Led by Coline Milliard, London-based writer and editor

Sunday 22nd Oct

Halfway to Heaven Read More

Halfway to Heaven

St Mary and St Eanswythe Church , Church St, Folkestone CT20 1SE, UK

(0.6 miles from town centre)

On Oct 22, 2017

Folkestone Triennial 2017 artist Emily Peasgood’s contemporary choral work Halfway to Heaven will be performed live by five singers, including the artist herself, at two different churches on the same afternoon.

The Musical Suitcase Read More

The Musical Suitcase

Folkestone Triennial Visitor Centre , 49 Tontine St, Folkestone CT20 1BN, UK

(0.6 miles from town centre)

On Oct 22, 2017

Free themed family tour led by Randolph Matthews

Monday 23rd Oct

Tai Chi and Qi Gong classes Read More

Tai Chi and Qi Gong classes

Sunflower House , 45 Foord Road. Folkestone CT19 5AE

(0.4 miles from town centre)

(Every Monday) -

Tai Chi and Qi Gong beginners course.

Tuesday 24th Oct

Blood Donation Session Read More FREE Event

Blood Donation Session

The Grand Hotel , The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2XL

On Oct 24, 2017

Save a Life & Give Blood!

Wednesday 25th Oct

Folkestone Life Drawing Read More

Folkestone Life Drawing

Sunflower House , 45 Foord Road, Folkestone, CT19 5AE

(Every Wednesday) -

A life drawing session for those experienced or interested in using the life model to draw. This open session encourages people to investigate drawing using various professional nude male or female models.

Fascinating Saint Eanswythe Read More

Fascinating Saint Eanswythe

St Mary and St Eanswythe Parish Church , The Bayle, Folkestone

From Tuesday 29th Aug 2017 - Until Wednesday 25th Oct 2017

Saint Eanswythe Patron Saint of Folkestone. If you want to learn more about the great lady and the Church in The Bayle named after her, now is your chance.

Thursday 26th Oct

What a Hoot! Read More

What a Hoot!

Romney Marsh Visitor Centre , Dymchurch Road, New Romney, TN28 8AY

On Oct 26, 2017

A fun family event with an owl theme.

Friday 27th Oct

Ralph McTell  On Friday, 27 October at Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall, 8pm Read More

Ralph McTell On Friday, 27 October at Folkestone...

Leas Cliff Hall , The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2DZ, UK

(3.8 miles from town centre)

From Wednesday 29th Mar 2017 - Until Friday 27th Oct 2017

Tickets on sale on Friday 31 March, 10am from £29.15 ATGtickets.com/Folkestone* / Tel 0844 871 3015* *Fees apply. Calls cost up to 7p /min. plus your phone company’s access charge.

Cowling & Wilcox Pop-up Art Supplies Shop Read More

Cowling & Wilcox Pop-up Art Supplies Shop

Cowling & Wilcox Pop-up Art Supplies Shop , 7 Tontine Street

From Friday 29th Sep 2017 - Until Friday 27th Oct 2017

Every Friday during Folkestone Triennial 2017 10am-5pm

'Who Killed Herr Grippe?' Read More

'Who Killed Herr Grippe?'

The View Hotel , Clifton Gardens, 30-32 Clifton Road, CT202EF

(0.4 miles from town centre)

On Oct 27, 2017

Gumshoe Supper Theatre present a traditional Murder Mystery. A grand evening of dinner and drama, set in the year 1941. Why not dress up for the occasion and join in the fun at the View Hotel? A set 3 course menu with coffee all entwined around a Murder. Test your sleuthing abilities in this...

Murder Mystery Read More

Murder Mystery

View Hotel Folkestone , 30-32 Clifton Gardens, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2EF

On Oct 27, 2017

Murder Mystery Evening - Friday 27th October - 7pm

Walkabout Drawing Tour Read More

Walkabout Drawing Tour

Quarterhouse , 49 Tontine St, Folkestone CT20, UK

(0.6 miles from town centre)

On Oct 27, 2017

Join us for an engaging, playful and collaborative walkabout drawing tour of some of the Folkestone Triennial artworks from 2017. You will work in a variety of mediums, use a diverse range of drawing techniques and have different outcomes for your final pieces. Prepare to challenge your...

Diane Dever and The Decorators: Hop Projects – Meet the Artists Read More

Diane Dever and The Decorators: Hop Projects – Meet...

Customs House: Urban Room Folkestone, Folkestone... , Harbour Approach Rd, Folkestone CT20 1, UK

(1.0 miles from town centre)

On Oct 27, 2017

Join the Hop Projects’ artist for a look at his practice. Andrew Holmes’ work explores the apparent anonymous mobile infrastructure of cities and Sean Griffiths is interested in the relationships between spatial realities and their representations.

Saturday 28th Oct

Equestrian Table Top Sale Read More FREE Event

Equestrian Table Top Sale

Sellindge Village Hall , Main Road, Sellindge, CT4 6SX

On Oct 28, 2017

Equestrian Table Top Sale 10am - 1.00pm

starting points...City Scapes Read More FREE Event

starting points...City Scapes

sunflower house , 45 foord road folkestone ct195ae

(0.6 miles from town centre)

On Oct 28, 2017

An opportunity to meet, watch and talk with professional artist, Csilla Orban

Free Half Term Family Workshop at Block 67: Audio Time Capsule Read More

Free Half Term Family Workshop at Block 67: Audio...

Block 67 , 67 Tontine St, Folkestone CT20 1JR, UK

(0.6 miles from town centre)

From Friday 27th Oct 2017 - Until Saturday 28th Oct 2017

Stop by Block 67 to record important audio advice and messages to your future selves! Over two days, the WordPlay team will be putting together an audio time capsule to be buried in the town, but they need your help!

Wednesday 13th Dec

PILATES CLASS Read More

PILATES CLASS

Romney Marsh Day Centre , Rolfe Lane, New Romney, Kent TN28 8JR

(Every Wednesday) -

PILATES CLASS open to all ages and abilities

SEATED EXERCISE CLASS Read More

SEATED EXERCISE CLASS

Romney Marsh Day Centre , Rolfe Lane, New Romney, Kent TN28 8JR

(Every Wednesday) -

SEATED EXERCISE CLASS for the over 50's

NEW YOU NEW BODY - Exercise Class Read More

NEW YOU NEW BODY - Exercise Class

Romney Marsh Day Centre , Rolfe Lane, New Romney, Kent TN28 8JR

(Every Wednesday) -

NEW YOU NEW BODY Excerise Class

Monday 19th Mar

5Rhythms Class Read More

5Rhythms Class

Wootton Village Hall , Wootton Village Hall, Wootton, Kent. CT4 6RP.

(101.0 miles from town centre)

(Every Monday) -

Wootton 5Rhythms Class. Monday evenings - 7.00-9.00pm on the following dates: 11th + 25th September 2017 9th + 23rd October 2017 13th + 27th November 2017 11th December 2017 8th + 22nd January 2018 5th + 19th February 2018 5th + 19th March 2018 £12 or £10 concessions.

Thursday 27th Sep

Grown Up Paint Your Own Pottery - Every thursday evening! Read More FREE Event

Grown Up Paint Your Own Pottery - Every thursday...

Mudpie , 131 - 133 Enbrook Valley, CT20 3NE

(1.1 miles from town centre)

(Every Thursday) -

Paint Your Own Pottery, Chillax and BYOB

  • Grown Up Paint Your Own Pottery - Every thursday evening! Read More FREE Event

    Grown Up Paint Your Own Pottery - Every thursday...

    Mudpie , 131 - 133 Enbrook Valley, CT20 3NE

    (1.1 miles from town centre)

    (Every Thursday) -

    Paint Your Own Pottery, Chillax and BYOB

  • Saturday 22nd Dec

    Join us for Afternoon tea and cake Read More FREE Event

    Join us for Afternoon tea and cake

    Holy Trinity Church , Sandgate Road, Folkestone CT20 2HQ

    (Every Saturday) -

    Every Saturday 3pm to 4.30pm On the lawn in summer - weather permitting Pop-up stalls!

    Friday 5th Apr

    Holy Trinity Church Choir Friday Rehearsals Read More FREE Event

    Holy Trinity Church Choir Friday Rehearsals

    Holy Trinity Church, Folkesone , Sandgate Road, Folkestone, Kent. CT20 2HQ

    (Every Friday) -

    Our main choir rehearsals take place in the church on most Fridays throughout the year and New recruits are welcome to come and listen to a rehearsal on any Friday between 7.00 and 8.00pm. We are looking for more members and currently have vacancies in most sections of the choir. Girl and boy...

    Saturday 17th Oct

    CAPEL-LE-FERNE FARMERS MARKET Read More FREE Event

    CAPEL-LE-FERNE FARMERS MARKET

    Village Hall, , Lancaster Avenue, Capel-le-Ferne, Folkestone, Kent...

    (Every Tuesday) -

    FARMERS MARKET Established since 2003 5* Rating by Dover District Council 5* Rating by Environmental Health Department Every Tuesday 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Run by the Village Hall Management Committee Registered Charity No. 281786 Winner Best Farmers Market in Kent 2003 and Finalist 2015

    Other Dates Throughout the Month

    Food and Drink at The Clearing Read More

    Food and Drink at The Clearing

    Folkestone Quarterhouse, Folkestone Triennial... , 49 Tontine St, Folkestone CT20 1BN, UK

    (0.6 miles from town centre)

    From Thursday 7th Sep 2017 - Until Wednesday 1st Nov 2017

    Created by Studio Ben Allen for Folkestone Triennial 2017, The Clearing at Folkestone Quarterhouse is now home to our new café/bar. Open from 10am - 5pm we have a great selection of food made in-house and sourced from local suppliers, including salads, soup, sarnies, tarts, pastries and sweet...

    Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Read More

    Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church,

    41 Guildhall Street, Folkestone, Kent CT20 1EF, UK , 41 Guildhall St N, Folkestone CT20 1EF, UK

    (0.4 miles from town centre)

    From Tuesday 12th Sep 2017 - Until Wednesday 31st Jan 2018

    Parochial Administrator: Fr Stephen Bould, The Presbytery, 41 Guildhall Street, Folkestone CT20 1EF (sfb@olhocsa.com) Parish Deacon: Rev’d Dr Gehad Homsey Hon. Assistant Priests: Fr Francis Capener, Fr Jamie Houghton Parish website: www.catholic-folkestone.org.uk Parish phone number: 01303...

    St Joseph’s Catholic Church Read More

    St Joseph’s Catholic Church

    St Joseph’s Catholic Church , 2 Ashley Avenue, Folkestone, Kent CT19 4PX, UK

    From Tuesday 12th Sep 2017 - Until Wednesday 31st Jan 2018

    Parochial Administrator: Fr Stephen Bould, The Presbytery, 41 Guildhall Street, Folkestone CT20 1EF (sfb@olhocsa.com) Parish Deacon: Rev’d Dr Gehad Homsey Hon. Assistant Priests: Fr Francis Capener, Fr Jamie Houghton Parish website: www.catholic-folkestone.org.uk Parish phone number: 01303...

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