Pavement Pounders and the Folkestone Book Festival
The Folkestone Book Festival have again asked Pavement Pounders, a local community interest company to devise and lead a guided walk. This year the walk will be loosely based on the theme of innovation – scientific, artistic, metaphorical and concrete – both past and present. From the coming of the railways 150 years ago to the making of The Creative Quarter, innovation has been central to the story of Folkestone.
Explore with us this heritage on our doorstep.
Sunday 4th November and Thursday 8th November On both dates; meet at The Quarterhouse, Tontine St. 11.30am £6.50 / £5.50 friends / £4.50 conc.
Booking and Information 01303 858500, http://folkestonebookfest.com/pavement-pounders/
On Wednesday 7th November Pavement Pounders will launch Transitions 2
A journal of crossings at Googies café, Rendezvous Street, Folkestone. Stories, articles or poems concerned with the personal experience of universal themes of crossings, transitions and transformations.
Hear the amazing voice of Afro-jazz singer Maiuko and listen to other contributors to the journal, including author Maggie Harris, Sarah Wheeler, Paul Harris and Gillian White read from their pieces.
ENTRANCE FREE but please buy a copy of the journal!
Drinks and food will be available to buy
Wednesday 7th November Googies café, Rendezvous St. Folkestone 7.00pm
Booking and information 01303 858500
01303 227150 * Mob. 0750-5813297 * email@example.com *
Pavement Pounders Community Interest Company have since they were founded in 2010 always integrated their events with local festivals. They have been leading guided walks for the book festival for three years and devised and led both walks and drawing workshops for last year’s Folkestone Triennial and its fringe. The first edition of their journal “Transitions” was launched during the Triennial. Next year, they will be organizing events for the Folkestone Festival and the Airshow.
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