Triennial Adult Tour - Gavin Smith (2)

Triennial Tours

Triennial Adult Tour - Gavin Smith (2)

Wed 27 Sep

A free tour exploring some of the Folkestone Triennial 2017 commissioned Artworks....

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DOUBLE TALK: Kent Refugee Action Network (Razia Shariff and Wendy Catterick)

Triennial Salon

DOUBLE TALK: Kent Refugee Action Network (Razia Shariff and Wendy Catterick)

Wed 27 Sep

Kent Refugee Action Network (Razia Shariff and Wendy Catterick) on their work supporting young...

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Get Out (cert 15)

Film

Get Out (cert 15)

Thu 28 Sep

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Triennial Adult Tour - Leandro Stafford

Triennial Tours

Triennial Adult Tour - Leandro Stafford

Fri 29 Sep

A free tour exploring some of the Folkestone Triennial 2017 commissioned Artworks....

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Paul Chowdhry: Live innit

Comedy

Paul Chowdhry: Live innit

Fri 29 Sep

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CUTTING EDGE: Astronomy Day - Family Session

Triennial Field Trips and Study Days

CUTTING EDGE: Astronomy Day - Family Session

Sat 30 Sep

The School of Physical Sciences at the University of Kent bring their mobile planetarium to...

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Critics’ Morning Tour led by Richard Dyer

Triennial Tours

Critics’ Morning Tour led by Richard Dyer

Sat 30 Sep

Led by Richard Dyer, Editor in Chief of Third Text: Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Art and...

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Critics’ Afternoon Tour led by Richard Dyer

Triennial Tours

Critics’ Afternoon Tour led by Richard Dyer

Sat 30 Sep

Led by Richard Dyer, Editor in Chief of Third Text: Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Art and...

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CUTTING EDGE: Astronomy Day - Adult Session

Triennial Field Trips and Study Days

CUTTING EDGE: Astronomy Day - Adult Session

Sat 30 Sep

The School of Physical Sciences at the University of Kent bring their mobile planetarium to...

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CUTTING EDGE: Astronomy Day - Dr Kathryn Harriss Talk

Triennial Field Trips and Study Days

CUTTING EDGE: Astronomy Day - Dr Kathryn Harriss Talk

Sat 30 Sep

The School of Physical Sciences at the University of Kent bring their mobile planetarium to...

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Triennial Family Tour - Karen Pamplin Browne

Triennial Tours

Triennial Family Tour - Karen Pamplin Browne

Sun 1 Oct

A tour for the whole family that also includes your dog!...

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Mrs H and the Sing-Along Band

Children and Families

Mrs H and the Sing-Along Band

Tue 3 Oct - Tue 28 Nov

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Triennial Adult Tour - Philippa Wall (2)

Triennial Tours

Triennial Adult Tour - Philippa Wall (2)

Wed 4 Oct

A free tour exploring some of the Folkestone Triennial 2017 commissioned Artworks. ...

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DOUBLE TALK: Samuel Supple

Triennial Salon

DOUBLE TALK: Samuel Supple

Wed 4 Oct

Samuel Supple, creative director of Violafilms, which produced BBC Four’s The Spies Who Loved...

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Hamlet (Encore screening)

Live Screenings

Hamlet (Encore screening)

Thu 5 Oct

Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes on the title...

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Triennial Adult Tour - Naomi Eaton Baudains (2)

Triennial Tours

Triennial Adult Tour - Naomi Eaton Baudains (2)

Fri 6 Oct

A free tour exploring some of the Folkestone Triennial 2017 commissioned Artworks. ...

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Mitch Benn: Don't Fear The Reaper

Comedy

Mitch Benn: Don't Fear The Reaper

Fri 6 Oct

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Critics’ Morning Tour led by Sarah James

Triennial Tours

Critics’ Morning Tour led by Sarah James

Sat 7 Oct

Led by Sarah James, lecturer in History of Art at University College London, and critic for Art...

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Critics’ Afternoon Tour led by Sarah James

Triennial Tours

Critics’ Afternoon Tour led by Sarah James

Sat 7 Oct

Led by Sarah James, lecturer in History of Art at University College London, and critic for Art...

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Wicked Stone

Music

Wicked Stone

Sat 7 Oct

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Triennial Family Tour - Nikki Tompsett (2)

Triennial Tours

Triennial Family Tour - Nikki Tompsett (2)

Sun 8 Oct

A free tour for the whole family that also includes your dog! ...

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La Bohème

Live Screenings

La Bohème

ROH Live

Sun 8 Oct

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Themed Adult Triennial Tour - Walkabout Drawing Tour

Triennial Tours

Themed Adult Triennial Tour - Walkabout Drawing Tour

Wed 11 Oct

Join us for an engaging, playful and collaborative walkabout drawing tour of some of the Folkestone...

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DOUBLE TALK: Gary Woodley

Triennial Salon

DOUBLE TALK: Gary Woodley

Wed 11 Oct

Folkestone Triennial 2017 artist Gary Woodley on the edge between mathematics and art...

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Fagin's Twist

Dance

Fagin's Twist

Avant Garde Dance & The Place

Wed 11 Oct - Thu 12 Oct

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Triennial Adult Tour - Samenua Sesher

Triennial Tours

Triennial Adult Tour - Samenua Sesher

Fri 13 Oct

A free tour exploring some of the Folkestone Triennial 2017 commissioned Artworks...

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Mark Thomas: A Show that Gambles on the Future

Comedy

Mark Thomas: A Show that Gambles on the Future

Fri 13 Oct

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Critics’ Morning Tour led by Sherman Sam

Triennial Tours

Critics’ Morning Tour led by Sherman Sam

Sat 14 Oct

Led by Sherman Sam, London-based artist and critic, and regular contributor to Artforum, ArtReview...

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Me...

Children and Families

Me...

Little Angel Theatre

Sat 14 Oct - Sun 15 Oct

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Critics’ Afternoon Tour led by Sherman Sam

Triennial Tours

Critics’ Afternoon Tour led by Sherman Sam

Sat 14 Oct

Led by Sherman Sam, London-based artist and critic, and regular contributor to Artforum, ArtReview...

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Triennial Family Tour - Emma Wilcox

Triennial Tours

Triennial Family Tour - Emma Wilcox

Sun 15 Oct

A tour for the whole family that also includes your dog! ...

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Beginners Improv Comedy

Community

Beginners Improv Comedy

Jason Delplanque

Tue 17 Oct - Tue 5 Dec

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Triennial Adult Tour - Leandro Stafford (2)

Triennial Tours

Triennial Adult Tour - Leandro Stafford (2)

Wed 18 Oct

A free tour exploring some of the Folkestone Triennial 2017 commissioned Artworks. ...

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DOUBLE TALK: James Harkin

Triennial Salon

DOUBLE TALK: James Harkin

Wed 18 Oct

James Harkin, Syria reporter and author of Hunting Season, on the death and life of investigative...

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20th Century Women (cert 15)

Film

20th Century Women (cert 15)

Thu 19 Oct

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Triennial Adult Tour - Philippa Wall (3)

Triennial Tours

Triennial Adult Tour - Philippa Wall (3)

Fri 20 Oct

A free tour exploring some of the Folkestone Triennial 2017 commissioned Artworks. ...

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Critics’ Morning Tour led Coline Milliard

Triennial Tours

Critics’ Morning Tour led Coline Milliard

Sat 21 Oct

Led by Coline Milliard, London-based writer and editor ...

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Critics’ Afternoon Tour led by Coline Milliard

Triennial Tours

Critics’ Afternoon Tour led by Coline Milliard

Sat 21 Oct

Led by Coline Milliard, London-based writer and editor ...

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Ibibio Sound Machine + Support

Music

Ibibio Sound Machine + Support

Melting Vinyl presents

Sat 21 Oct

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Themed Family Triennial Tour - Musical Suitcase of Art (2)

Triennial Tours

Themed Family Triennial Tour - Musical Suitcase of Art (2)

Sun 22 Oct

The Musical Suitcase Journey Tour of Art will take audiences on a fun and engaging tour of the...

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The Hogwallops

Children and Families

The Hogwallops

Lost in Translation Circus

Mon 23 Oct - Tue 24 Oct

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Triennial Adult Tour - Samenua Sesher (2)

Triennial Tours

Triennial Adult Tour - Samenua Sesher (2)

Wed 25 Oct

A free tour exploring some of the Folkestone Triennial 2017 commissioned Artworks. ...

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DOUBLE TALK: Dr Bridget MacDonald

Triennial Salon

DOUBLE TALK: Dr Bridget MacDonald

Wed 25 Oct

Dr Bridget MacDonald, consultant neurologist, discusses ‘Normal or abnormal – a frayed edge?’...

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Jane Weaver + Syd Arthur

Music

Jane Weaver + Syd Arthur

Melting Vinyl presents

Wed 25 Oct

Jane Weaver and Syd Arthur co-headline this special event! ...

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Themed Family Triennial Tour - Walkabout Drawing Tour

Triennial Tours

Themed Family Triennial Tour - Walkabout Drawing Tour

Fri 27 Oct

Join us for an engaging, playful and collaborative walkabout drawing tour of some of the Folkestone...

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LDN Wrestling

Family

LDN Wrestling

Fri 27 Oct

Doors 7pm, Bell time 7.30pm...

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Critics’ Morning Tour led by Jean Wainwright

Triennial Tours

Critics’ Morning Tour led by Jean Wainwright

Sat 28 Oct

Led by Jean Wainwright, Professor of Contemporary Art and Photography at University for the Creative...

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Critics’ Afternoon Tour led by Jean Wainwright

Triennial Tours

Critics’ Afternoon Tour led by Jean Wainwright

Sat 28 Oct

Led by Jean Wainwright, Professor of Contemporary Art and Photography at University for the Creative...

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Flamenco Express

Dance

Flamenco Express

Sat 28 Oct

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Triennial Family Tour - Alice Haylett Bryan

Triennial Tours

Triennial Family Tour - Alice Haylett Bryan

Sun 29 Oct

A tour for the whole family that also includes your dog! ...

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Live Screenings

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

ROH Live

Sun 29 Oct

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Triennial Adult Tour - Karen Pamplin Browne (2)

Triennial Tours

Triennial Adult Tour - Karen Pamplin Browne (2)

Wed 1 Nov

A free tour exploring some of the Folkestone Triennial 2017 commissioned Artworks. ...

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DOUBLE TALK: Bob & Roberta Smith

Triennial Salon

DOUBLE TALK: Bob & Roberta Smith

Wed 1 Nov

Folkestone Triennial 2017 artist Bob & Roberta Smith and guests reflect on FOLKESTONE IS AN ART...

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Paul Foot - 'Tis a pity She's a Piglet

Comedy

Paul Foot - 'Tis a pity She's a Piglet

Thu 2 Nov

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Themed Adult Triennial Tour - Walkabout Drawing Tour (2)

Triennial Tours

Themed Adult Triennial Tour - Walkabout Drawing Tour (2)

Fri 3 Nov

Join us for an engaging, playful and collaborative walkabout drawing tour of some of the Folkestone...

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This Is Awkward Pop: PINS

Music

This Is Awkward Pop: PINS

Fri 3 Nov

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Critics’ Morning Tour led by Oliver Basciano

Triennial Tours

Critics’ Morning Tour led by Oliver Basciano

Sat 4 Nov

Led by Oliver Basciano, London-based critic and writer, and Editor (International) at ArtReview and...

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Critics’ Afternoon Tour led by Oliver Basciano

Triennial Tours

Critics’ Afternoon Tour led by Oliver Basciano

Sat 4 Nov

Led by Oliver Basciano, London-based critic and writer, and Editor (International) at ArtReview and...

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Triennial Family Tour - Alice Haylett Bryan (2)

Triennial Tours

Triennial Family Tour - Alice Haylett Bryan (2)

Sun 5 Nov

A tour for the whole family that also includes your dog! ...

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John Smith + Special guests

Music

John Smith + Special guests

Melting Vinyl presents

Wed 8 Nov

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A Dangerous Woman

Theatre

A Dangerous Woman

Manjeet Mann

Thu 9 Nov

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Animal Den

Children and Families

Animal Den

Dens & Signals

Sat 11 Nov

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The Ballad of Shirley Collins

Film

The Ballad of Shirley Collins

Melting Vinyl presents

Sat 11 Nov

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Shakespeare Schools Festival

Children and Families

Shakespeare Schools Festival

Mon 13 Nov

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Follies

Live Screenings

Follies

Thu 16 Nov

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Tracy Chevalier

Books

Tracy Chevalier

Fri 17 Nov

Tracy Chevalier talks about her novels and the many themes she has mined, from Vermeer to fossils,...

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Creative Writing Workshop: Writing for Well Being

Books

Creative Writing Workshop: Writing for Well Being

Sat 18 Nov

Learn more about and experience for yourself the wonder of words for your wellbeing. ...

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Draw a Story

Books

Draw a Story

Sat 18 Nov

Drawing objects by torchlight adds a touch of magic to your work and allows a story to unfold. ...

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Big Data: How the information revolution is changing our lives

Books

Big Data: How the information revolution is changing our lives

with artist Ali Hodgkinson Fogg

Sat 18 Nov

In this engaging talk, Brian Clegg looks at how Netflix used big data to turn TV production on its...

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Client Earth

Books

Client Earth

Sat 18 Nov

Who will stop the planet from committing ecological suicide? The UN? Governments? Activists?...

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Carpe Diem Regained

Books

Carpe Diem Regained

Sat 18 Nov

In this talk based on his new book Carpe Diem Regained: The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day,...

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War Stories: Gripping tales of courage, cunning and compassion

Books

War Stories: Gripping tales of courage, cunning and compassion

Sat 18 Nov

Spanning four centuries and four continents, Peter Snow and Ann MacMillan give us a lively, moving...

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Francesca Martinez: What The **** Is Normal!?!

Books

Francesca Martinez: What The **** Is Normal!?!

Sat 18 Nov

Francesca Martinez is a wobbly* comedian, writer and speaker who has toured internationally. She...

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The Rise of the Outsiders: How Mainstream Politics Lost its Way

Books

The Rise of the Outsiders: How Mainstream Politics Lost its Way

Sat 18 Nov

In this essential talk, political columnist, journalist and presenter Steve Richards gets to the...

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Creative writing workshop with Danny Rhodes

Books

Creative writing workshop with Danny Rhodes

with Danny Rhodes

Sun 19 Nov

Join Danny Rhodes for this relaxed, practical writing workshop which will include: handy hints (and...

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Creating Aliens with Ross Montgomery

Children and Families

Creating Aliens with Ross Montgomery

Sun 19 Nov

Have you ever wondered what aliens might look like? In Ross Montgomery's comedy-adventure book,...

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The Language of Cities

Books

The Language of Cities

Sun 19 Nov

We live in a world that is now predominantly urban. So how do we define the city as it evolves in...

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Christmas Dinner of Souls: Spine-Chilling Workshop with Ross Montgomery!

Books

Christmas Dinner of Souls: Spine-Chilling Workshop with Ross Montgomery!

Sun 19 Nov

Hear a twisted Christmas story from Ross Montgomery before writing your own toe-curling horror scene...

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Vince Cable In conversation

Books

Vince Cable In conversation

Sun 19 Nov

Vince Cable talks about his first novel, a gripping international political drama, set in Whitehall...

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Radicals: Alternatives to the Way we Live

Books

Radicals: Alternatives to the Way we Live

Sun 19 Nov

Jamie Bartlett, one of the world’s leading thinkers on radical politics and technology, takes us...

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Dare to Do

Books

Dare to Do

Sun 19 Nov

Amazing adventurer Sarah Outen tells us how she cycled, kayaked and rowed 25,000 miles around the...

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Friends of the Book Festival Quiz

Books

Friends of the Book Festival Quiz

Sun 19 Nov

Come and enjoy the festival’s annual quiz – a little literary knowledge and lots of general...

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Women and Desire

Books

Women and Desire

Mon 20 Nov

Social and cultural historian Carol Dyhouse draws upon literature, cinema, and popular romance to...

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Cooking the books with Jane Austen

Books

Cooking the books with Jane Austen

Mon 20 Nov

Pen Vogler tells us how she recreated recipes inspired by the novels and letters of Jane Austen and...

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Inspired by birds

Books

Inspired by birds

Nicholas Royle and Alex Preston

Mon 20 Nov

Two very different books partly inspired by birds, questioning our relationship to nature and the...

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Inua Ellams: An Evening with an Immigrant

Theatre

Inua Ellams: An Evening with an Immigrant

Inua Ellams

Mon 20 Nov

Littered with poems, stories and anecdotes, this is a ridiculous, fantastic, poignant...

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How fig trees can save the planet

Books

How fig trees can save the planet

Tue 21 Nov

Dr Mike Shanahan explains why fig trees are so important to ecology, society and the future of life...

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Reading the World

Books

Reading the World

Tue 21 Nov

In 2012, writer and TED speaker Ann Morgan set out to read a book from every country in the world in...

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Paradise Lost

Books

Paradise Lost

Tue 21 Nov

Ceruleo celebrates the 350th anniversary of Milton’s epic poem, Paradise Lost. Interspersing music...

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The Consequence of Love

Books

The Consequence of Love

Wed 22 Nov

What happens when the past collides with the present, passion with reason? Sandra Howard talks about...

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M: MI5’s Greatest Spymaster

Books

M: MI5’s Greatest Spymaster

Wed 22 Nov

Historian Henry Hemming tells us the story of Maxwell Knight, the maverick MI5 officer, better known...

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Look Who’s Back

Books

Look Who’s Back

Wed 22 Nov

When Adolf Hitler reawakens at the site of his former bunker 70 years later, he's mistaken for a...

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German round table

Books

German round table

Wed 22 Nov

Can Germany keep reinventing itself? From its dark 20th century history, it has emerged as the...

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Partners in crime

Books

Partners in crime

Thu 23 Nov

with Simon Booker and Mel McGrath...

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Killer Crime Writing

Books

Killer Crime Writing

Thu 23 Nov

Police procedurals, literary crime, dark ‘cosy crime’…Three distinct styles from three popular...

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Anthony Powell

Books

Anthony Powell

Thu 23 Nov

Acclaimed literary biographer Hilary Spurling turns her attention to Anthony Powell, an iconic...

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A.C. Grayling on Democracy and its crisis

Books

A.C. Grayling on Democracy and its crisis

Thu 23 Nov

Philosopher A.C. Grayling talks about the failure of the best political system we have: democracy...

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Marion Deuchars on Colours

Books

Marion Deuchars on Colours

Fri 24 Nov

Internationally acclaimed, award-winning illustrator, Marion Deuchars makes us experience colour...

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The Last Art Film + Q&A with Jake Auerbach

Books

The Last Art Film + Q&A with Jake Auerbach

Fri 24 Nov

This is a film about art; not the history of art or the academic study of art or the fluctuations in...

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The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington

Books

The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington

Fri 24 Nov

In 2006 journalist Joanna Moorhead discovered that her father's cousin, regarded as a black sheep...

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Susie Orbach: In therapy

Books

Susie Orbach: In therapy

Fri 24 Nov

Susie Orbach, the bestselling author of Fat is a Feminist Issue and Bodies, has been a...

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Beyond Mindfulness Workshop

Books

Beyond Mindfulness Workshop

Sat 25 Nov

This workshop begins where other Mindfulness courses end....

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Capture Your Story with artist Jim Lockey

Books

Capture Your Story with artist Jim Lockey

Sat 25 Nov

Explore the bizarre world of early digital photography with Jim Lockey and a Game Boy Camera....

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Let's Go On A Big Adventure!

Books

Let's Go On A Big Adventure!

Sat 25 Nov

Every big adventure is just a lot of little adventures added together. Let Robert Twigger teach you...

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The Gender Games

Books

The Gender Games

Sat 25 Nov

Juno tells not only her own story, but the story of everyone who is shaped by society's expectations...

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Creative Writing Workshop

Books

Creative Writing Workshop

Sat 25 Nov

This year's workshop will appeal to all budding authors - the importance of editing and how to get...

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Sibling Relationships

Books

Sibling Relationships

Sat 25 Nov

In her latest book, clinical psychologist and Telegraph columnist Linda Blair shows you how to deal...

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Micromastery with Robert Twigger

Books

Micromastery with Robert Twigger

Sat 25 Nov

Robert Twigger will show you that whether it's making a perfect soufflé, dancing a tango or...

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The Art of Gentle Protest

Books

The Art of Gentle Protest

Sat 25 Nov

If we want our world to be more beautiful, kind and fair, then shouldn’t some of our activism be...

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Miles Jupp and Damien Trench in convesation with Andy Miller

Books

Miles Jupp and Damien Trench in convesation with Andy Miller

Sat 25 Nov

Andy Miller interviews food writer Damien Trench and comedian Miles Jupp. ...

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Baba Yaga & Other Stories

Children and Families

Baba Yaga & Other Stories

Sun 26 Nov

Come and hear about Baba Yaga, the witch who flies around in a mortar and dwells in a hut that...

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Michael Pennington: Chekhov in Siberia

Books

Michael Pennington: Chekhov in Siberia

Sun 26 Nov

In this powerful one-man performance, actor and scholar Michael Pennington brings to life Anton...

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Russian Revolution

Books

Russian Revolution

Sun 26 Nov

Two great historians, Helen Rappaport, author of acclaimed books on the Romanovs, 1917, Lenin and...

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Unleash Your Inner Storyteller

Books

Unleash Your Inner Storyteller

Sun 26 Nov

Storytelling Workshop (for adults)...

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Who Lost Russia? How the World Entered a New Cold War

Books

Who Lost Russia? How the World Entered a New Cold War

Sun 26 Nov

In this provocative new work, based on exclusive interviews with key players either side of the new...

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The Man with a Thousand Faces: Boris Akunin

Books

The Man with a Thousand Faces: Boris Akunin

Sun 26 Nov

Boris Akunin (pen-name of Grigory Chkhartishvili) – famous as Russia’s leading detective and...

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The Anna Karenina Fix

Books

The Anna Karenina Fix

Sun 26 Nov

Award-winning comedian and author Viv Groskop has discovered the meaning of life in Russian...

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A Man Called Ove (cert 15)

Film

A Man Called Ove (cert 15)

Thu 30 Nov

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Green Kordofan Benefit Concert

Guests of Quarterhouse

Green Kordofan Benefit Concert

Sun 3 Dec

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Young Marx

Live Screenings

Young Marx

Thu 7 Dec

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Robin Ince - Pragmatic Insanity

Comedy

Robin Ince - Pragmatic Insanity

Fri 8 Dec

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Folkestone Songwriting Festival - Tutorial and Event Pass

Folkestone Songwriting Festival

Folkestone Songwriting Festival - Tutorial and Event Pass

Fri 8 Dec

Ticket includes all tutorials and Fri / Sat events (please book your ticket for weekend events via...

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Songwriters in the Round with Findlay Napier, Lorraine Lucas, Nina Clark, Neil Bob Herd

Folkestone Songwriting Festival

Songwriters in the Round with Findlay Napier, Lorraine Lucas, Nina Clark, Neil Bob Herd

Folkestone Songwriting Festival

Fri 8 Dec

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John Murry

Folkestone Songwriting Festival

John Murry

Sat 9 Dec

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The Nutcracker

Live Screenings

The Nutcracker

ROH Live

Sun 10 Dec

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Boo Hewerdine

Folkestone Songwriting Festival

Boo Hewerdine

Sun 10 Dec

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The Night that Autumn Turned to Winter

Children and Families

The Night that Autumn Turned to Winter

Little Bulb Theatre

Thu 14 Dec - Sun 24 Dec

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Woodland Music Night

Music

Woodland Music Night

Thu 14 Dec

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