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  • Folkestone Triennial 2017 exhit [house]
    Article: Oct 16, 2019
    By Creative Folkestone

    Creative Folkestone is pleased to announce that the fifth edition of Folkestone Triennial will be taking place from Saturday 5 September - Sunday 8 November 2020. Curated for the third time by Lewis Biggs, the Triennial in 2020 will take the title The Plot.

    The Plot invites visitors to consider urban myths and their relation to verifiable realities, the gap between the story and the actuality and presents around 20 newly commissioned artworks by internationally acclaimed artists.

  • Tim Prater
    Article: Oct 4, 2019

    Pleased to say that further to my motion to Folkestone and Hythe District Council last week on changing the governance system (which was passed, amended by the Conservatives but leaving, I think, the intention intact) there has been feedback from the Council Head of Paid Service Susan Priest outlining how she plans to move forward.

  • HG Wells
    Article: Oct 2, 2019
    In Book Festival Programme Launch

    The Folkestone Book Festival: The Shape of Things to Come brochure has landed!

    Inspired by the ideas of Sandgate resident, H G Wells, this year's Festival presents one-off events stretching into the wild Romney Marsh, Victorian Tin Tabernacle, 12th century church and seaside fish and chip shop!

    This year's line-up includes Booker Prize-winning author, Ben Okri who explores the role of fiction in these difficult times; actress Imogen Stubbs reads excepts of Jean Rhys' Wild Sargasso Sea; and The Guardian features writer, Nesrine Malik investigates the stories used to maintain the status quo.

  • Tim Prater and Gary Fuller
    Event: Nov 2, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Sandgate Farmers Market, Chichester Hall, 70 Sandgate High Street, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3AR

    As part of their commitment to listening to and working with local residents, Tim Prater and Gary Fuller, the new Lib Dem District Councillors for Sandgate and West Folkestone, will be holding regular drop-in advice surgeries in the ward each month.

    No need for an appointment - just turn up to discuss any issue you would like our help with. The surgeries are in a public place: if you'd prefer to speak to Tim or Gary one-to-one then please contact them directly and we can set up a personal meeting with you.

    The surgeries will be held:

    • The first Saturday of each month (2019: 1st June, 6th July, 3rd August, 7th September, 5th October, 2nd November, 7th December) from 11-12.30pm in the cafe at Sandgate Farmers Market in the Chichester Hall, 70 Sandgate High Street, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3AR
    • The third Tuesday of each month (2019: 21st May, 18th June, 16th July, 20th August, 17th September, 15th October, 19th November, 17th December) from 5-6pm in Sandgate Library, James Morris Court, Sandgate High Street, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3RR

    Alternatively, contact Tim or Gary directly by email or phone. If you call and don't get through, please do leave a message and we'll call you back!

  • D. P. I.
    Article: Sep 24, 2019

    It is important that all Councillors follow the rules regarding declaring their Pecuniary Interests for the councils they sit on.

    By doing so, it allows the public, councillors and officers to be clear if the decisions they are taking part in are likely to have more impact on them than others in their area. So for example, you would expect a Councillor to leave the room and not speak or vote on a planning appliation next to a property they own or live in for example, as the impact would be potentially disproprtionately felt by them which may impact their view.

Sandgate Farmer's Market

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