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Whats On in Folkestone in August, 2017

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Tuesday 1st Aug

Moscow State Circus 2for1 in Folkestone Read More

Moscow State Circus 2for1 in Folkestone

Radnor Park , Cheriton Rd CT19 5HD

(0.3 miles from town centre)

From Friday 28th Jul 2017 - Until Tuesday 1st Aug 2017

The world’s most famous circus will bring it’s latest & greats production GOSTINITSA - a show that promises to have all the spectacle and nerve-tingling, edge of your seat thrills for the whole family.

Wednesday 2nd Aug

Organ Recital - Rufus Frowde - Organist & Assistant Director of Music The Chapel Royal Hampton Court Palace Read More

Organ Recital - Rufus Frowde - Organist & Assistant...

Holy Trinity Church, Folkestone , Holy Trinity Church, Sandgate Road, Folkestone,...

On Aug 2, 2017

Admission by programme on the door £10, FOM members £7.50, Children £1. Programme: Spitfire Prelude (from The First of the Few)- Walton 1902 1983 Organ Concerto in B flat, Op. 7/3- Handel 1685 1759 Allegro - Adagio & [Poco andante] - Spiritoso - Menuet Master Tallis’s Testament-...

Friday 4th Aug

Pop-Up Youth Radio Station! Read More

Pop-Up Youth Radio Station!

Folkestone Quarterhouse , Mill Bay, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 1BN

From Monday 31st Jul 2017 - Until Friday 4th Aug 2017

Calling all young YouTubers! Chicken Connoisseurs! Producers! Actors! Radio Enthusiasts! Anyone who talks too much! WordPlay are building a brand-spanking new Youth Talk Radio Station right here in Folkestone and we need you and your mates to run the show.

Saturday 5th Aug

Tea and Talk Read More

Tea and Talk

Holy Trinity Church hall , Sandgate Road, CT20 2HQ

On Aug 5, 2017

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

Folkestone Fire Station Open Day Read More FREE Event

Folkestone Fire Station Open Day

Folkestone Fire Station , Park Farm Road, Folkestone, Kent CT19 5EY

On Aug 5, 2017

Come along to Folkestone fire station's free community safety open day, with live demonstrations, displays, safety tips and fun activities for all the family.

Sunday 6th Aug

The Canterbury Community Gospel Choi Read More FREE Event

The Canterbury Community Gospel Choi

The Harbor Arm , Harbour Approach Rd, Folkestone CT20 1, UK

(1.0 miles from town centre)

On Aug 6, 2017

This Sunday 6th August from 1-30pm - 2pm the Canterbury Community Gospel Choir will be preforming on the Harbor Arm

Sunday Jazz Read More

Sunday Jazz

The Grand , The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2XL, UK

(0.5 miles from town centre)

From Sunday 16th Jul 2017 - Until Sunday 6th Aug 2017

Sunday 16th July & Sunday 6th July

Wednesday 9th Aug

Organ Recital - Tim Parsons - Director of Music Holy Trinity Church, Folkestone Read More

Organ Recital - Tim Parsons - Director of Music...

Holy Trinity Church, Folkestone , Holy Trinity Church, Sandgate Road, Folkestone,...

On Aug 9, 2017

Admission by programme on the door £10, FOM members £7.50, Children £1. Programme Grand Choeur en Re majeur (Alla Handel)- Guilmant 1837 1911 Three pieces: Elegia, A simple air & A country tune- Thiman 1900 1975 Two Chorals: i) Choral Dorian & ii) Choral Phrygian- Alain 1911 1940 Trois...

Poetry readings about music Read More FREE Event

Poetry readings about music

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

On Aug 9, 2017

Poetry readings about music, followed by tea and cakes.

Thursday 10th Aug

Art Workshop with Deborah Crofts Read More

Art Workshop with Deborah Crofts

View Hotel , View Hotel, Clifton Rd, Folkestone, CT20 2EF

On Aug 10, 2017

Art Workshop with artist Deborah Crofts Date: 10th August Time: 1.45-4.30 Location: View Hotel function room, Clifton Rd, Folkestone, CT20 2EF

Wednesday 16th Aug

Organ Recital - George Chittenden - Organist, S:ta Maria kyrka, Helsingborg, Sweden Read More

Organ Recital - George Chittenden - Organist, S:ta...

Holy Trinity Church, Folkestone , Holy Trinity Church, Sandgate Road, Folkestone,...

On Aug 16, 2017

Admission by programme on the door £10, FOM members £7.50, Children £1. Programme: Toccata Festival- Sixten 1962 Fuge alla gigue C-Dur (BuxWV 174)- Buxtehude 1637 1707 Praeambulum A-moll (BuxWV 158)- Buxtehude 1637 1707 Praeludium G-moll (BuxWV 149)- Buxtehude 1637 1707 Nordic Fanfare-...

Saturday 19th Aug

Jazz concert Read More

Jazz concert

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

On Aug 19, 2017

CUBE chamber jazz quartet – Pete Rose (clarinet), Dave Robinson (vibraphone), Jamie Moore (guitars), Lisa Pentecost (double bass and flute) – perform variations on themes of Mozart, Paganini, Piazzolla, Reinhardt, Ellington and others, alongside original composition

Folkestone Pride Read More

Folkestone Pride

Out Side Debenhams , 48 Sandgate Rd, Folkestone CT20 1DN, UK

(0.4 miles from town centre)

On Aug 19, 2017

Folkestone is about to get its very first Pride festival this summer.

Sunday 20th Aug

FREE Beginners Self Defence Workshop | Sunday 20th August Read More

FREE Beginners Self Defence Workshop | Sunday 20th...

Three Hills Sports Park , Cheriton Rd, Folkestone, CT19 5JU

On Aug 20, 2017

FREE Beginners Self Defence Workshop. Join us at our Folkestone branch on Sunday 20th August. With your loved ones and your own safety as a priority, learn how to spot, avoid and diffuse potentially dangerous situations with confidence and self-discipline

Life Drawing All Day Read More

Life Drawing All Day

Sunflower House , Foord Road, Folkestone, CT19 5AE

On Aug 20, 2017

For avid artists who enjoy developing drawing. The usual evening session begins in September and is held at 7pm-9pm every Wednesday. So why not join the day session and immerse yourself for a taster session this month!

Wednesday 23rd Aug

Organ Recital - David Hoople - Organist & Choirmaster,  St Leonard's Church,  Deal Read More

Organ Recital - David Hoople - Organist &...

Holy Trinity Church, Folkestone , Holy Trinity Church, Sandgate Road, Folkestone,...

On Aug 23, 2017

Admission by programme on the door £10, FOM members £7.50, Children £1. Programme: Festival Toccata- Fletcher 1879 1932 Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor BWV 582- Bach 1685 1750 Aria- Peeters 1903 1986 Choral No 1 in E- Franck 1822 1890 Prelude (No 5 from 24 Pièces en Style Libre)-...

Saturday 26th Aug

Piano recital Read More

Piano recital

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

On Aug 26, 2017

Piano recital by highly-acclaimed and prize-winning Korean pianist, Sohyun Park

Sunday 27th Aug

Song recital Read More

Song recital

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

On Aug 27, 2017

Jon Valender (tenor) performs Schubert's great song cycle, "Winterreise"

Sandgate Sea Festival Arts and Cafts Fair Read More

Sandgate Sea Festival Arts and Cafts Fair

Chichester Hall , 70 Sandgate High Street, Sandgate, Folkestone,...

On Aug 27, 2017

Sandgate Sea Festival Arts & Crafts showcases locally crafted gifts, artworks and keepsakes you will not be able to resist.

Monday 28th Aug

Carano Arts & Crafts Fair Read More FREE Event

Carano Arts & Crafts Fair

The Grand , The Leas, Folkestone, Kent. CT20 2XL

On Aug 28, 2017

Large fair in conjunction with the Old Timers Rally run by the Grand.

Milk Fest 2017 Read More FREE Event

Milk Fest 2017

The Milk House , The Street, Sissinghurst

From Friday 25th Aug 2017 - Until Monday 28th Aug 2017

A full fat festival of food and music for all the family this August bank holiday weekend.

  • The Grand Folkestone Oldtimer Rally 2017 Read More FREE Event

    The Grand Folkestone Oldtimer Rally 2017

    The Grand , The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2XL, UK

    (0.5 miles from town centre)

    On Aug 28, 2017

    The Grands Oldtimer Rally returns August Bank Holiday Monday

  • Wednesday 30th Aug

    Organ Recital - Charles Wooler - Director of Music St John the Baptist, Newcastle upon Tyne Read More

    Organ Recital - Charles Wooler - Director of Music...

    Holy Trinity Church, Folkestone , Holy Trinity Church, Sandgate Road, Folkestone,...

    On Aug 30, 2017

    Admission by programme on the door £10, FOM members £7.50, Children £1. Programme: Fantasia super Komm Heiliger Geist BWV 651 from the Eighteen "Leipzig" Chorale Preludes- Bach 1685 1750 Komm Heiliger Geist a 2 clav e pedale BWV 652 from the Eighteen "Leipzig" Chorale Preludes- Bach 1685...

    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

  • 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...

    Other Dates Throughout the Month

    A Tale of Three Cities Read More FREE Event

    A Tale of Three Cities

    Holy Trinity Church , Sandgate Road, CT20 2HQ

    From Saturday 26th Aug 2017 - Until Sunday 3rd Sep 2017

    International photographic exhibition arranged by Canterbury Three Cities Association

    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.

    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.

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