News Archive

  • June 25, 2019

    Charivari’s “Night At The Movies”

    The beat of drums will echo through Folkestone’s streets on Saturday 6 July as Strange Cargo’s thrilling Charivari Day returns to the town. The 2019 carnival parade is themed A Night at the Movies and promises a “celebration of cinema,… Read More

  • June 4, 2019

    Annual Festival of Music and Arts returns to Romney Marsh this July

    JAM on the Marsh 2019 takes place on Romney Marsh from 4 – 14 July, with music, exhibitions, children’s events, theatrical performances, poetry recitals and a tour of some of the renowned churches of the marsh. Notable events will include… Read More

  • February 20, 2018

    Cheriton Light Festival

    Strange Cargo’s Festival will return over the weekend of 24/25 February 2018 to brighten up the evenings in around Cheriton High Street. The Roger De Haan Charitable Trust is pleased to continue to support Strange Cargo in helping to bring… Read More

  • December 6, 2017

    Memories of Summer

    A film has been published highlighting the activities of participants in the 2017 Sailing Voyage, organised by Shepway District Council and Boulogne, and supported again this year by the Roger De Haan Charitable Trust. The film can be viewed by… Read More

  • November 30, 2017

    Door Number One will open on Friday 1 December……

    Over twenty-four nights, from 1 to 24 December, Jim Jam Arts will again bring their unique Advent Calendar to Folkestone. The Living Advent Calendar presents free live performances that take place in different locations around the town every evening at… Read More

  • September 26, 2016

    11th Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon

    Over 500 runners took part in the 11th Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon on Sunday 25 September. It was a fantastic day for runners, spectators and marshals and the event succeeded in raising many thousands of pounds for local charities. The… Read More

  • May 23, 2016

    Romney Marsh Festival will celebrate work of local, national and international artists

    Following the success of JAM on the Marsh 2015, when around 7,000 people attended arts events at venues across the Romney Marsh, details have been announced of events at this year’s festival, which will take place from 7th to 17th July 2016. Curated… Read More

  • May 11, 2016

    Hythe “Round the Houses” Supports Local Causes

    Hythe Rotary Club’s annual “Round the Houses” event returns this month offering an opportunity to support runners who are raising money for local charitable causes. This will be the 26th running of the races, which begin at 10am on Sunday… Read More

  • April 21, 2016

    Kent MS Therapy Centre Stages Events During Awareness Week

    As part of MS Awareness Week, which takes place from 25th April to 1 May, the Kent MS Therapy Centre at Canterbury is holding a number of events, including a Fashion Show on Thursday 28th April and an Indoor Boot… Read More

  • August 6, 2015

    Hythe Venetian Fete is Highlight of 2015

    Hythe Venetian Fete will return to the town’s Royal Military Canal on Wednesday 19 August, with its elegant floating tableaux, pageantry, live music and lots of family entertainment. Thousands of people are expected to watch and enjoy the occasion, which… Read More