What's on inFolkestone

Welcome to Folkestone

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Folkestone - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Folkestone to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Folkestone

Blood Donation Sesion
The Grand Hotel

We are holding an extra blood donation session at The Grand Hotel The Leas Folkestone CT20 2XL on Thursday 29th October 2020 and have appointments available between 13:30 ‐ 19:30.To book an appointment please visit us at blood.co.uk download our app…

Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03001 232323
Come What May - The ULTIMATE TRIBUTE to Moulin Rou
Leas Cliff Hall

Sweeney Entertainments present to you an all‐singing all‐dancing extravaganza as you enter the secret world of one of the greatest movie‐musicals of all time.Bursting at the seams with timeless classics includingCome What MayYour SongDiamonds Are A Girls Best FriendRoxanne andLady Marmaladeplus hit…

TEL: 01366 380333

Tourist Attractions

Port Lympne Wildlife Park

Port Lympne Wild Animal Park is a sister Park of Howletts. We intend on rolling out webcams at the 350 acre reserve at Port Lympne in the near future. Whether you are interested in animals, historic houses, elegant gardens or magnificent scenery, Port Lympne has something for everyone...Palace…

Port Lympne

The Parks were started by John Aspinall more than 40 years ago to conserve and breed rare and endangered wild animals with the intention of returning them to safe areas in their natural habitat. The animals are looked after in our two parks that cover over 450 acres…

East Kent Railway

The East Kent Railway was constructed between 1911 and 1917 to serve the growing number of coal mines that were being sunk in the East Kent area. The consortium of mine and land owners envisaged a line that would link the collieries with the main line and a…

Kent Battle of Britain Museum

The Museum is entirely self‐supporting and stands or falls by the number of visitors it attracts. It is run by eight enthusiasts and volunteers.The museum is the oldest established and largest collection of Battle of Britain artefacts on show in the country.The Kent battle of Britain museum is…

Deal Castle

Deal Castle has stood since the 16th century when it was built by Henry VIII to defend our shores from the threat of invasion. Its huge low‐lying bastions were cleverly built in the shape of a Tudor Rose not to look pretty, but so that the curves…

Dover Museum

Dover Museum is a local history and archaeology museum situated in the town centre of Dover, Britain's historic port town. It is home to the Dover Bronze Age Boat, the world's oldest known seagoing boat and a fascinating archaeological discovery. It is a modern museum which…

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