Folkestone's Open Quarter Weekend
Pavement Pounders' studio open 10-12 2-4 on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd
42a The Old High Street, above Skylarks
Come and chat with us about our project "Between the Storms" exploring the heritage of Folkestone as a cross-channel port. Enroll on one of our related summer workshops and or join our growing band of memory sharers.
Help us tell your story.
Timetable and bookings for our summer workshops
All workshops are funded by HLF and therefore offered free of charge.
Gathering and using spoken memories
Photography and heritage
Evoking memories through drawing
Writing about heritage
Devising a guided walk
Phone David or Maryanne 01303-227150
Saturday 5th July
Gathering and using spoken memories
Workshop run by Roger Kitchen on behalf of the Oral History Society with contributions from Dave Sharp, station manager at Folkestone Academy FM 105.9
Links: Roger Kitchen Academy FM
Wednesday 16th. July
Wednesday 23rd. July
Photography and Heritage
On 16th July we shall be indoors discussing both the basics of photography, ways to photograph historic sites and how to use photos, both those we take and old images, to tell stories.
On the 23rd we shall be out around the harbour taking pictures
Both workshops led by Joseph Traylen a professional photographer based in London
Link: Joseph Traylen Photography
Thursday 7th August
Thursday 14th August
Drawing buildings for heritage and evoking memories through drawing
On 7th August we shall explore how we can literally draw on our memories.
On 14th we will be out in the harbour drawing from life.
Both workshops run by David Lay who has led many drawing workshops locally and organised the Creative Quarter "Big Draw"
Link: Drawing Workshop
Friday 5th September
Friday 12th September
Devising and delivering a local history guided walk
On the first day we shall talk about research and organizing findings into themes. On the 12th we shall be on the streets using place as a trigger for heritage information.
Workshops run by David Lay and Dr Maryanne Traylen. David and Maryanne have been devising walks and tours for over ten years both locally and in London
Date to be confirmed
Writing about Heritage
We had the first writing workshop for this project in April. The follow up session will both give existing writers a chance to read their pieces and introduce new contributors. We shall launch the publication during the Folkestone Book Festival in November 2014
Writing workshops run by Dr Maryanne Traylen, published writer, editor and Blake scholar.
Link: Maryanne's Page
This project is devised and managed by Pavement Pounders Community Interest Company
Tuesday 10th June at 11 a.m
Tune into 105.9 academyFMFolkestone to hear David and Maryanne talking to Dave Shax about their project "Between the Storms" exploring the heritage of Folkestone as a cross-channel port and most importantly about how you can get involved
Links Between the Storms.
Academy FM Folkestone
A Free Taster Tour
On behalf of
The Folkestone Townscape Heritage Initiative
An introduction to our repertoire of 7 walks on various local history themes.
A glimpse of the rich heritage to be found in Folkestone old town touching on many aspects of our town's fascinating heritage: Architecture, seaside entertainment, smuggling, art and literature will all get a mention as will the 19th century regeneration scheme started by Lord Radnor with architects Sydney Smirke and Decimus Burton, it will be compared with the present scheme
Time: Morning of Saturday 14th June at 11.30 am
The walk will, last about 2 hours. It will start from the Town hall and end at the Town Hall. Maximum group number is 30
If the weather is bad we shall present a slideshow in the Old High Street,
a short walk from the Town Hall.
A Free event but please book
Bookings to be made direct with Pavement Pounders on 01303 227150, 07505 813297 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org