Your Weekend Round Up!

By Courtney Knowles

It’s the weeeekeeeeend!! It may be rainy tonight but this doesn't mean there isn't something to do in Folkestone that’ll brighten up your weekend.

Friday...

Let’s begin with the music side of things tonight....

 

Misused Promotions are at The Harp Restrung, its £2 to enter begins at 7pm with a late finish at 1am.

 

Dave Sharp is performing at the Lime Bar Café. Unfortunately no, it’s not our 105.9 Academy FM Station Manager, however the other Dave is an original creator of the 70s/80s band “The Alarm” so get down there for 7.30pm.

 

There's a DJ set at The Chambers with Pumped Up Kicks DJ - with belting tunes & a whole huge heap of FUN.

 

Heading down to the Harbour Arm you’ll find Shoulder Pads, Perms & Shiny Disco Balls with DJ Freddie Lee Thompson 7 – 10pm in The Waiting Room...

 

Musicians from the London Tango Orchestra unite for a concert exploring select themes of tango; nostalgia, passion, tenderness and conflict at The Quarterhouse at 7.30pm ...

 

Perhaps you're not fancying going out partying or watching a show, not to worry as the Silver Screen Cinema have two options for you tonight at 7.30pm starting with The Huntsman: Winter's War, and Family friendly film The Jungle book will also be showing. 

Saturday...

A big day for you record lovers as it's Record Store Day and with two of our local shops getting involved; Vintage & Vinyl and Hot Salvation. Expect a lot of loud laughs music and talking as the best selection of new records in Kent will be played throughout the day beginning at 8am. 

 

Brew will be showcasing a selection of prints by five printmakers: Vic Nelson, Sahra Carter, Tania McCormack, Louise Hubbard and Jane Spencer. The artists either live or work in Folkestone and the exhibition celebrates women printmakers.

 

Folkestone's Fishing and Heritage Museum is open all this weekend from10am-4pm @ The Old Booking Hall by Folkestone Harbour and is open every day throughout the summer....

 

Sandgate's Spring Arts and Crafts Fair is at the Chichester Memorial Hall, there'll be a wide range of hand crafted gifts and items including :

Original artworks

Photography

Jewellery

Children's face painting

And lot's more...

 

It's the Saturday Club for kids at The Quarterhouse for children aged 8+, it cost's £2.50 to learn how to Knit, Crochet, Sew, Make Cards, Dance, Sing, Act and Have Fun.

 

Also dads can take their children to Strange Cargo at half 10 for creative classes, there’s a feature on this website explaining more about these free classes...

 

Not only will there be plenty of food & drink to satisfy your thirst at the Harbour Arm but there'll be live music from British Blues Award Winner Katie Bradley 2pm-4pm...

 

At the Tower Theatre it's the Brigadier Thomas Memorial Competition.

 

Ther's more from the Silver Screen CInema with the big animal version of Jack Black , we mean Panda in Kung Fu Panda 3, or go visit Alvin and his little friends, the chipmunks, both are on at half 10, or you can see them at the same time on Sunday too. Or at half 12 you can go and watch Zootropolis - In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy. Later at 2.40pm both the Jungle book and The Huntsman: Winter's War will be showing, still not able to watch them? Don't worry as they’re both on at 7.30pm too... 

 

There's some more entertainment on Saturday evening with Psychedelic Warlords at The Harp Restrung at 7pm,

 

Puppetry of the Penis at The Leas Cliff Hall involves two near naked men (they wear shoes) manipulate their nether regions using the Ancient Art of Genital Origami, providing the audience with a hilarious array of shapes and impersonations which will be projected onto a huge video screen,

 

Saturday nights shakedown at The Office Bar is on from 9pm,

 

At 8pm it's Dominic Johnson at The Lime Bar Café,

 

An hour later it's free entry at Chambers for Brain Morans, also on at Chambers will be Mr FLUFF Vs Mrs FLUFF dance night, so if you're a part of the FLUFF family or would like to be then get your dancing shoes on.

Sunday........

Waking up Sunday morning you can go and visit the Printmakers at Brew...

 

Or for a family option go to the Family Roller Disco at The Hawkinge Community Centre from 2.30pm...

 

Maybe you want to go and chill along the Harbour Arm for some brilliant food and lovely live music from Gumboots 2pm-4pm

 

Follies have Dave Ferra playing some blues for you down the Harbour Arm 4pm-6pm...

 

At 7.30pm Patsy Cline & Friends are at The Tower Theatre with their Tribute Concert to Patsy Cline – Hank Williams – Jim Reeves.

 

The A-TEES are at The TrueBriton for the first time and will be bringing all the 80's hits with them so bring you’re dancing shoes....

 

Finally if you haven’t had the chance to go to watch Jungle Book and The Huntsman: Winter's War do not panic as both will be showing at The Silver Screen Cinema at half 7....

 

 

Have a great weekend Folks of Folkestone