Easter Fun!

Join us every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this Easter holiday (excluding Good Friday) to take part in free craft activities. Sessions are at 13.30-15.30, crafting activities are FREE drop-in events, no booking required.

During the first week of the holidays the crafting is inspired by the start of spring in Kent. In the second week crafts will be inspired by Easter. Children can take home any decorations they make.

Donations are gratefully received with a suggested donation of £2 per person or more per visit. There are three colourful donation boxes around the Museum for you to use.

Suitable for families with children ages 3+.


Easter Fun!

Join us every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this Easter holiday (excluding Good Friday) to take part in free craft activities. Sessions are at 13.30-15.30, crafting activities are FREE drop-in events, no booking required.

During the first week of the holidays the crafting is inspired by the start of spring in Kent. In the second week crafts will be inspired by Easter. Children can take home any decorations they make.

Donations are gratefully received with a suggested donation of £2 per person or more per visit. There are three colourful donation boxes around the Museum for you to use.

 

For more information on this or other events please visit folkestonemuseum.co.uk or call 01303 257946.

 

Suitable for families with children ages 3+.


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.

Tickets:

£3 Friends members

£4 non members

Tickets include some light refreshments.

To book, please email friendsfolkmuseum@gmail.com.


Seaside Stories (ages 8-10)

Create your own seaside story with the wooden spoon props and backdrops and have them feature in their very own seaside show! Wooden spoons and other materials are provided.

This workshop is for ages 8-10. Prices are £2 per child per session, payable on the day. Places are on a first come first served basis, there are only 10 places available.


Seaside Stories (ages 5-7)

Create your own seaside story with the wooden spoon props and backdrops and have them feature in their very own seaside show! Wooden spoons and other materials are provided.

This workshop is for ages 5-7. Prices are £2 per child per session, payable on the day. Places are on a first come first served basis, there are only 10 places available (all children must be accompanied by an adult).


TALK: A E Horton: His Life and Autograph Album

Local author Hilary Tolputt will talk about the life of Ernie Horton (1894-1987). Born in Cheriton he served as a private in the 2/2 Home Counties Field Ambulance from 1915 to 1919 and later he emigrated to Canada. His medals, photographs and papers have been brought back to Folkestone and will be presented to the Museum by Ros MaCarthy, Ernie’s niece.

The Talk is a FREE event, email friendsfolkmuseum@gmail.com to reserve your place. Donations are gratefully received with a suggested donation of £2 or more per visit. There are three colourful donation boxes around the Museum for you to use.

 

 


I do like to be beside the seaside!

Join us this February Half term to celebrate the British Seaside. Folkestone Museum will be hosting a week of crafts and activities honouring the British love affair with the seaside, harkening back to Folkestone’s fashionable roots.

Crafting activities are FREE drop-in events for all the family, no booking required.  Donations are gratefully received with a suggested donation of £2 or more per visit. There are three colourful donation boxes around the Museum for you to use.

For more information on this or other events please visit folkestonemuseum.co.uk or call 01303 257946


Shane Record 'A Retrospective'

Folkestone Museum is currently exhibiting a selection of artist Shane Record's paintings from over the past 20 years. Shane's oil paintings of the local area not only capture the unique position of our town between the sea and the Kent Downs, but also the changing fortunes of a town that is undergoing a period of regeneration.

The artwork featured is 'Marine Crescent at Dusk', an area in transition - what might it look like 20 years from now? One thing that will remain the same is the glow on the horizon between the sea and sky so deftly captured in Shane's landscapes.

The exhibition is FREE to visit, donations are gratefully received with a suggested donation of £2 or more per visit. There are three colourful donation boxes around the Museum for you to use.

For more information on this or other events please visit folkestonemuseum.co.uk or call 01303 257946


Christmas Crafting

Folkestone Museum is kicking off the festive season with something for all the family. Join in our Christmas crafting fun and make a decoration or a gift for family or friend.

 

The crafting activities are FREE drop-in events for all the family, no booking required.  Donations are gratefully received with a suggested donation of £2 or more per visit. There are three colourful donation boxes around the Museum for you to use.


Christmas Crafting

Folkestone Museum is kicking off the festive season with something for all the family. Join in our Christmas crafting fun and make a decoration or a gift for family or friend.

 

The crafting activities are FREE drop-in events for all the family, no booking required.  Donations are gratefully received with a suggested donation of £2 or more per visit. There are three colourful donation boxes around the Museum for you to use.