SALT + EARTH: Festival of Landscape, Seascape & The Environment
Join us for a weekend of of artworks, walks, talks, workshops, community gatherings and more in celebration of our bid for UNESCO Global Geopark status.
- 23rd - 25th September
In collaboration with Creative Folkestone and Folkestone Fringe, we’ll be hosting a range of events and activities celebrating and connecting people to the landscape, and raising the profile of our UNESCO Global Geopark status bid.
Over the weekend, artists, creatives, and scientists will explore everything from geography to geology, sounds to sculptures, food to Deep Time. There will be walks, talks, feasts, exhibitions, installations, music, sea swims, and geology talks from leading academics. There will be with something for everyone to enjoy across Folkestone, Dover, Wye, and Hucking Estate.
Selected artists include Alison Neighbour, Anne Deeming, Craig Gell, Dr. Legumes, Fiorino & Ferreira, Judith Anketell, Manuel Vason, Origins Untold, Rubiane Maia, Sara Trillo, Aaron Kobb, and SITE. There will also be guided walks, sea swims, a steam punk sauna, and geology talks from leading academics.
We are proud to be working with our Festival Partners: Creative Folkestone, Folkestone Fringe, White Cliffs Countryside Partnership, and Shape Arts.