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Half-Term Halloween Fun in Folkestone

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Half-Term Halloween Fun in Folkestone
It's that spooky time of year again, and all around Folkestone pumpkins are appearing on doorsteps and costumes are flying off shelves. It may look a ...
Faces of Folkestone : Sorting Gifts

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Faces of Folkestone : Sorting Gifts
In our latest Faces of Folkestone series, Adrian and Nicola from Sorting Gifts previously Barcode Buys introduce themselves, tell us their favourite H...
Faces of Folkestone : Steve Burton

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Faces of Folkestone : Steve Burton
Steve Burton from ACTiV Cycles shares the back story of ACTiV with us andtells us his preferred off road tracks around Folkestone as well as the more ...
Faces of Folkestone : Alvaro Ferraz

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Faces of Folkestone : Alvaro Ferraz
Alvaro Ferraz,Bar Manager at Bay Tree,reveals his most creative cocktail concoctions and his favourite spots around Folkestone. Can you sum upin th...
Faces of Folkestone: James Pearce

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Faces of Folkestone: James Pearce
MF: Can you sum up what Folkestone means to you? JP: I have always loved Folkestone. I like the regeneration of it, because it seems to be one of the...
Faces of Folkestone : Thomson Family

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Faces of Folkestone : Thomson Family
Clayton and Sophie Thomson from Butty's in Folkestone share what Folkestone means to them, the most unusual sandwich request that they have had to dat...
Faces of Folkestone : Kris Foster

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Faces of Folkestone : Kris Foster
Kris Foster,Director of Motis Estates,shares an insight of how Motis was formed and his thoughts of what Folkestone has to offer. MF: Can you sum up ...
Faces of Folkestone : Lucy Blown

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Faces of Folkestone : Lucy Blown
MF: Can you sum up in three words what Folkestone means to you? LB:Community, Opportunity andAmbition MF: When did you realize that you wanted to ...
Faces of Folkestone : Charlotte Khan

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Faces of Folkestone : Charlotte Khan
Charlotte Khan, Owner of Moo Like a Monkey within Folkestone's Creative Quarter, shares her top 5Moolike a Monkey lockdown recommendations for enterta...
Faces of Folkestone: Bobby Gordon

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Faces of Folkestone: Bobby Gordon
Bobby Gordon from Fella shares his passion for Folkestone with us and some top tips about how to tackle a haircut at home....MF:Can you sum up in thre...
Faces of Folkestone: Jack Green

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Faces of Folkestone: Jack Green
Homegrown Olympian, Jack Green, is under starters orders and straight out of the blocks to tell us about his love of Folkestone and why he thinks it h...
Faces of Folkestone: Mark Sargeant

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Faces of Folkestone: Mark Sargeant
Michelin-starred chef and proprietor of Rocksalt and The Smokehouse in Folkestone chats to MyFolkestone about his home town’s flourishing foodie...
Faces of Folkestone: Jae Hopkins From Eurotunnel

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Faces of Folkestone: Jae Hopkins From Eurotunnel
MyFolkestone meets Jae Hopkins - Eurotunnel Le Shuttle Marketing & Sales DirectorMF: Can you sum up in three words what Folkestone means to you? ...
Getting Fit in Folkestone

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Getting Fit in Folkestone
It’s the time of year we begin to turn away from our Christmas wish-lists and towards another kind of list: New Years Resolutions. With not only...
Foodie Folkestone

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Foodie Folkestone
The foodie scene in Folkestone offers something for everyone and has evolved hugely over the last couple of years. In light of Folkestone’s grow...
The Art of Coffee

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The Art of Coffee
The Art of Coffee- Some of Folkestone’s best coffee shops and galleries Walking around Folkestone, you can’t miss our stunning local artw...
Folkestone’s Finest Roast Dinners

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Folkestone’s Finest Roast Dinners
We’ve all been there: it’s Sunday, and you’re torn between wanting to enjoy the last relaxing day of the weekend and the British ins...
Good Food With a View

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Good Food With a View
Undoubtedly, one of Folkestone’s biggest draws is the stunning coastline looking out onto the English Channel- and even our French neighbours on...
Where to Wait Out the Rain

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Where to Wait Out the Rain
With around 2000 hours a year of sunshine, Folkestone is actually one of the sunniest spots in the UK, but we are still in Britain and are still prone...
Veggie and Vegan Friendly Folkestone

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Veggie and Vegan Friendly Folkestone
Chambers The Chambers reinstates it’s place as one of the fore runners of vegan eating in Folkestone as they release their latest vegan and ran...
Top 5 Things to Do in Folkestone

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Top 5 Things to Do in Folkestone
The Leas An iconic area of Folkestone once designed exclusively for wealthy seaside visitors to enjoy, The Leas is a promenade above the beaches made...
Top 5 Restaurants in Folkestone

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Top 5 Restaurants in Folkestone
See below for our Top 5 must-visit restaurants in Folkestone.---
Quirkiest Places

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Quirkiest Places
Barcode Buys A treasure trove of movie and book memorabilia, Barcode Buys sells a variety of gifts, WoodWick candles, bath bombs, soaps, Harry Potter...
Best Places to Take Kids

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Best Places to Take Kids
Moo Like A Monkey This independent store in the Creative Quarter specialises in high quality and unusual children’s clothes and toys, and best ...
Dog Friendly Folkestone

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Dog Friendly Folkestone
If you're looking for a place to relax and grab a drink with your pets while out in Folkestone, here are some of our favourite dog friendly places to ...
Best Romantic Date Night Spots

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Best Romantic Date Night Spots
Rocksalt This high end restaurant offers chic décor that perfectly complements the real stars of Rocksalt’s show: the view and the food....
Remembrance Day in Folkestone

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Remembrance Day in Folkestone
At 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month every year for over a hundred years, Britain has fallen silent. People of all ages and ethnicities have gath...
Getting Them Outdoors

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Getting Them Outdoors
A trip away to a British seaside town is an escape unlike any other. A far cry from the densely wooded areas and the sprawling urban sites that most p...
Folkestone Fun Facts

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Folkestone Fun Facts
There are only two sandy beaches within an hour train journey of London - one is Sunny Sands, and the other is Calais. Why is Folkestone called Fol...
Folkestone in 2020

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Folkestone in 2020
Ours is a town that has seen remarkable regeneration over the past few years; the faded pastel beach huts have been painted over in brighter, braver c...
Event Spaces in Folkestone

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Event Spaces in Folkestone
Less than 100 guests Wards Hotel Gatsby Suite- 90 capacity (seated).The View- Meeting room for small business gatherings.Cliffe Restaurant- 65 seated...