Lubaina Himid, Jelly Mould Pavilion, commissioned by the Creative Foundation for Folkestone Triennial 2017. Image by Thierry Bal.


For marketing and engagement enquiries, please contact:

Ioannis Ioannou, Marketing & Engagement Manager / 01303 760744

Fiona Boxall, Folkestone Triennial Marketing Assistant / 01303 760751

For the artistic programme of the Triennial, please contact:

Prof. Lewis Biggs OBE, Curator,

Jo Cowdrey, Assistant Curator, / 01303 760 744

Getting to Folkestone:

By Train

High speed trains run regularly from London St Pancras International (Journey time 57 Minutes). Folkestone Central Station is a short walk from the centre of town and approximately 15 minutes from the Creative Quarter and harbour area. For full details go to our travel partner’s website

Take advantage of Southeastern Railway’s Summer Hidden Gems offer this September and purchase a London to Folkestone return ticket for just £10. This offer is valid from Tuesday 5 September until Sunday 1 October. You can find out more and book your ticket here.

By Car

From the M20, turn off at junction 13 and follow signs to the Harbour. (SAT NAV USERS – CT20 1BN)


The nearest car parks are Tram Road (2 mins), Payers Park (2 mins) and the Harbour car park (5 mins). All council car parks charge daily fees starting from £1.20 per hour. Parking is available at Folkestone Quarterhouse (50 spaces). Parking permits can be purchased from the pay and display machine located in the Quarterhouse car park. Parking is free after 6pm. Permits cost £1 per hour for up to five hours or alternatively £5 per day.


By Bus or Coach

A direct National Express coach service runs from London Victoria Coach Station to the main bus station in Bouverie Square, Folkestone. Stagecoach operates a network of routes linking local towns and villages to Folkestone.

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Folkestone Taxis
01303 252000

JJs Taxis
01303 244442

Premier Taxis
01303 270000

Channel Cars
01303 252252

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