To celebrate one of Folkestone’s favourite paintings, gifted to the town in 1916, Folkestone Fringe and artist Manuel Vason invite you to be part of a photographic recreation at Folkestone Harbour Arm.
Young refugees and asylum seekers have created an art exhibition inspired by their journeys to Kent and hopes for the future.
Music in Detention (MiD), in collaboration with musician Oliver Seagar are running a 3 day residency in Dover, with musicians they worked with whilst incarcerated in the UK’s Immigration Detention System
A four day festival bringing together artists and creative practitioners to present a diverse programme of art, events, workshops and talks about the poetics of food, the politics of its migrations and the ways in which our bodies hold these stories.
Platforma 5 Launch event at Kent County Council, Maidstone 17.00-18.30 : A special event in partnership with Kent County Council for the official launch of the 5th Platforma Festival, produced by Counterpoints Arts. Advanced booking required. If you would like to attend, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
In partnership with Ideas Test, Woodville Theatre, Cohesion Plus No Direction Home, produced by Counterpoints Arts & Camden People’s Theatre, has been running since September 2018, with free coaching and paid performances for new stand-up comedians from refugee & migrant backgrounds. Led by award-winning comic Tom Parry, the group have performed at 10 gigs in […]
Folkestone Quarterhouse, Mill Bay Folkestone Kent CT20 1BN 11.00-13.00 Free Join us at The Quarterhouse in Folkestone for a networking event leading up to Platforma 5, the fifth Platforma Festival, taking place across Kent and Medway in October 2019. The event is open to all and will feature updates on plans so far for performances, exhibitions, […]
Working across Europe, Juan delGado has focused his recent practice on gathering and presenting stories from newly-arrived communities. For Common Ground, he has curated a short artist moving image programme by and about refugees and migrants. From the every day to the cataclysmic, the films and animations are tender, funny and heart rending.