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Online Placemaking

How is a community's sense of place and placemaking reflected online? Where does place exist in the digital realm? As we emerge...

Unveiling the Plinths

Banksy artwork returns to Folkestone and a new project launches to celebrate creativity and community A well-known artwork...

Triennial artists commissioned for Gasworks site

Covid Update: Creative Folkestone Triennial has been postponed until September 2021. Curator Lewis Biggs and the Creative Folkestone team are working hard...

Let’s Create

Arts Council England has launched its ten year strategy for the period 2020-30, Let's Create. The strategy presents...

Time present and time past: the future of Folkestone Gasworks

In this, the first part of an in-depth interview with award-winning architects, East, co-founder and director, Julian Lewis, discusses the "relatively unusual" experience of working with a cultural organisation

Heritage assets on the Edge of going digital

One of the common themes of the Pioneering Places projects is how heritage assets - often long-forgotten or underused sites - can be used...

Model students exceed expectations

Over the past six months children from four primary schools in Folkestone have been working on proposals for how the disused Gasworks on Ship...

Wisdom springs eternal down memory lane

Looking to the future use of Folkestone’s old Gasworks site involves reflecting on the past. And remembering the past can help revive the connections...

Latest articles

Cultural Policy Readout / 20 October 2020

DCMS awards £76 million in latest Culture Recovery Fund grants The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has announced an...

Cultural Policy Readout / 12 October 2020

DCMS announces further distribution of the Cultural Recovery Fund The Culture Secretary, Oliver Dowden, has announced further distribution of the £1.57...

Heritage Digital Now

Pioneering Places Project Director, Jason Jones-Hall, was delighted to be invited to talk about Pioneering Places digital work and Online Placemaking project...

Online Placemaking

How is a community's sense of place and placemaking reflected online? Where does place exist in the digital realm? As we emerge...