Take Up Space Festival

Take Up Space Festival to celebrate International Women’s Day

Folkestone Fringe & Creative Folkestone are proud supporters of Take Up Space Folkestone - hosted by Folkestone Women's Forum. women from near & far will be brought together to connect, collaborate, gain strength & support each other through a truly beautiful programme of events.

It’s humbling and down-right awesome to see this festival emerge from previous #internationalwomensday celebrations in Folkestone... to this year, being bigger, bolder and even more ambitious. From speakers, artists, activists, and makers from across the world- there will be poetry, performances, film, dance, thought-provoking discussions & exhibitions, to pop-up markets, craftivism & amazing vegan food.

Keep Wednesday 26 February – Sunday 8 March FREE in your diary, with 30+ events scheduled for the Festival. 


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26 February 2020

Take Up Space Launch Night & Exhibition
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1 March 2020

Taking Up Space
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2 March 2020

Hear My Voice : Exhibition
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2 March 2020

FWF #31 : Open Water Swimming
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3 March 2020

Sweaty & Delightful Speed Mate-ing
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4 March 2020

Screening : Mari
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5 March 2020

Take Up Improvising with Anna Braithwaite
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5 March 2020

I, Melania
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6 March 2020

A Scenic Walk Over Folkestone's Three Hills
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6 March 2020

Take Up Space Workshop w. Ray Dodd
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6 March 2020

Daughters of Industry Pop Up Shop | All weekend
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6 March 2020

Sweetleaf Kitchen Pop-up | All Weekend
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6 March 2020

Frida Kahlo Children's Art Workshop
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6 March 2020

Blowout & Wave: Mother & Daughter Hair Brading Workshop
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6 March 2020

Big Joanie, with support from ARXX and Pink Suits
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7 March 2020

Learn to DJ with Rev
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7 March 2020

Bigger Than My Body : More Talking, More Doing!
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7 March 2020

Manjeet Mann : Run The World
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7 March 2020

A:Dress : Fast Fashion and Climate Crisis: A Feminist Issue
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7 March 2020 : Performance

Amy Bell : The Forecast
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7 March 2020 : Performance

Shay D : Queens of Art
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8 March 2020

Vanessa Kisuule
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19 May 2020

Crochet + Craftivism w. Harbour Crochet
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