Framing the Famous

Photographer Terry Smith is in conversation with writer Diana Crampton. Terry Smith's career as a press photographer peaked in the 1980s when freelancing for several major U.S. publications - including Time and the New York Times.

This talk will be illustrated with 70 exclusive photographs of a wide range of luminaries of the period.

Tickets £4 (£3 for Friends). Includes refreshments. Pay at the door.  Please reserve a place in advance, email:

Samphire Hoe Stories - A talk by Steve Walker

Steve Walker of the White Cliffs Countryside Partnership will be telling some of the stories - funny and dramatic- that have happened over the years since Samphire Hoe was created.

Tickets £4 (£3 for Friends). Includes refreshments. Optional raffle £1 and a winners prize. Pay at the door or to reserve and hold a place in advance, email:

Talk: Learning about Refugees: The School Bus Project

Jon O’Connor will talk about ‘The School Bus Project’, set up in 2015 by educators and other community members to ensure everyone has access to learning. Focussing on refugee learning provision, the School Bus Project has provided mobile learning to the migrants in Calais, where volunteer teachers have provided hundreds of people with fun and practical lessons.

Tickets £4 (£3 for Friends), payable on the door, Including refreshments. You can reserve your place in advance by emailing or contact Folkestone Museum for details.

Talk: The Folkestone Pulpit - A Brief History of Folkestone’s Churches existing in 1875

Author Vincent Williams will talk about all the churches in his fully illustrated, limited-edition book, including articles from 1875 that chronicle the history of all the churches in Folkestone at the time.

This is a Friends of Folkestone Museum event. Tickets are £4 (£3 for Friends). You can pay at the door or reserve a place in advance by emailing

Art School in Folkestone - A Talk by Brian Oxley

Brian Oxley was locally educated at art school from the age of 15 and is here to talk about the flavour and ambience of the time, focusing on the importance of art schools.

This talk is brought to you by the Friends of Folkestone Museum.


£3 Friends members

£4 non members

Tickets include some light refreshments.

To book, please email