Folkestone People

So many interesting people..... So we grab a coffee with a couple of them, to save you a bit of time..  

Steve Harkin

"I suppose I create the re-styling of vintage and art deco furniture, I have done commercial art and a range of things in my past – used to do building and that sort of thing but I suppose I’m best known for the bag making."...........

Allegra Galvin

"I’m the director of Quarterhouse which is part of the creative quarter; it’s the art centre on Tontine Street and I’ve been here for just over 2 years."...........

Maiuko

"I’ve pretty much toured everywhere –  I can’t say the whole world as it’s a big place. For the last 5 years I’ve toured South Africa, Portugal, morocco Spain Holland France Germany America and England, mainly Germany France and England"...........

Being a lifelong resident, many places have special meanings and memories; growing up and adventuring over the hills, days in the surrounding countryside and along seafront, special memories from streets where friends and family lived.......

Viv Kenny

Eaten time with Pammi

How do you turn a love of food into a growing trend? We meet up with a food blogger in Folkestone who is bringing the trend of a supper club to the town ........................

Comedy can be very funny for some and at times controversial.  In Folkestone we have our own comedian who's been thrown out of gigs and threatened.  We find out if he really is that offensive ........

The 'offensive' Comedian - Kai 

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Sprucing Pete Phillips 

I invited the ‘Town Sprucer’ for a cuppa and a chat and he suggested we meet at Sunflower House, the new Folkestone Community Centre currently being renovated..............

Discovering Chris Kirkham

The man who runs Discover Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh is also a face in Folkestone, in a non- East End gangster type of way.  Even the Mayor stops for a chat........................