Folkestone has been named as the BBC’s first Music Town in the UK. From local and international artists, professional recording studio facilities and fantastic venues attracting world-class acts such as the Sacconi Quartet, Folkestone’s music scene is diverse and caters for everyone.  Local musicians work as part of our community, find out about Nina Clark and Cédric Carr.  Our Songwriting Festival is in its 3rd year.  Discover fantastic music and live events in our many venues in town.

Lizzie Dee – Sophisticated Sista
Space Bar and Kitchen – Plus Gallery and Place to Stay
Sacconi Folkestone – Chamber Quartet in Residence
Early and New Music – Folkestone Music
Community Radio at its best – Academy FM Folkestone
The Place To Be – Folkestone Harbour Arm
Where would Folkestone be without The Chambers?
The Many-Faceted Diamond – Randolph Matthews
Katie Bradley – Folkestone’s International Blues Singer
Festivals and Family Events – the Folkestone Quarterhouse
The First Music Town – Folkestone Music Town
Lenny Bunn Studios – Professional Recording Studios
Rudy Warman and the Heavy Weather – Local Music
Cédric Carr – DJ and music curator
Nina Clark – Folkestone’s Musical Community
Everyone has a story to tell – Folkestone Songwriting Festival
Sacconi Festival – Folkestone’s National Chamber Music Festival
Book A Night With The Stars! Leas Cliff Hall
Shepway Choirs – Bringing The Community Together
Best Art Vinyl 2020 – Virtual Exhibition

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