Welcome

The Folkestone Fringe curate art, architecture, sound and performance in Folkestone during the Triennial and inter-Triennial years.

Festivals:

SALT Festival
6 - 9 September 2018

Festival of the Sea & Environment

SALT explores the way coastal environments shape who we are and how we think, and asks what the future might hold for the people and places that exist on the edge.

Click here to view the 2015 & 2016 programmes.

Co-curated with Folkestone Quarterhouse & Chris Poundwhite.

Profound Sound Festival
1 - 3 February 2019

Profound Sound is an experimental sound festival from Folkestone, reaching across traditional forms of music to the fringes of sound-art covering song and instrumental performance, spoken word, radio broadcasting, sound installation, opera, contemporary classical and jazz electoracoustic and sound-art.

Co-curated with Hot Salvation Records.
Watch a short video about the 2017 festival here.

Normal? Festival of the Brain
May 2019 dates, TBC

Normal? Festival of the Brain brings science and art together over four days to wonder at the brain. This year we explored neuroplasticity and asked what happens when we change our habits and behaviours - either through circumstance or conscious decision.

Co-curated with Folkestone Quarterhouse & Living Words.
Watch a short video about the 2017 festival here.

Fringe 2020
Autumn 2020, dates TBC

Curated in response to Folkestone Triennial.

ART
ARCHITECTURE
SOUND
PERFORMANCE

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Key

  • Profound Sound 2018
  • Normal? Festival of the Brain 2018
  • SALT festival of the Sea & Environment
Event

6 September 2018

SALT launch & The Ash Archive Opening
Programme

1 April 2018

MagiC Carpets
Event

3 November 2017 : Art

The Ash Project
Event

8 September 2018 : Sound

Alex Metcalf: The Ash Tree Listening Project
Programme

2 September 2017

Fringe Open 2017
Event

6 September 2018 : Art

The Ash Project: The Ash Archive
Programme

1 July 2018

LADA DIY 15
Programme

6 September 2018

SALT Festival of the Sea and Environment 2018
Event

6 September 2018 : Sound

Craig Gell: Folkestone’s El Dorado: An auditory ramble through The Warren
Event

8 September 2018

Folkestone Darkroom Collective: Salt Photo Printing
Event

7 September 2018 : Performance

Arcadia
Event

11 July 2018 : Performance

Siobhán Ní Dhuinnín: Let's Meet While the Tide is Out
Event

7 September 2018

The Ash Tree: a screening with live score by Claire Orme
Event

2 September 2017 : Art

Fanplastic
Programme

2 September 2017

Edge: Push/Pull
Event

2 September 2017 : Art

Folkestone in Flux
Programme

2 February 2018

Profound Sound 2018
Event

7 September 2018 : Performance

ThisEgg: Me & My Bee
Event

8 September 2018 : Art

Ackroyd & Harvey: Ash to Ash
Progress Agency