Symmetrophobia

As part of Folkestone Fringe, artist Colin Booth will build Symmetrophobia, a large scale installation, at Steep Street Coffee House in Folkestone’s Creative Quarter. Colin Booth has exhibited widely throughout the UK and in Europe. He has had solo shows at the De La Warr Pavilion, Herbert Read Gallery, Laing Art Gallery, James Hockey Gallery...

Poets Corner

Last weekend the first ever Poets Corner street poetry event was held outside the coffee house as part of Open Quarter. Could we have been blessed with a better weekend for two sessions of live Street Poetry? The sun was blazing down, the street was packed with people, visiting local studios, browsing in the shops...

Fun Facts – The History Of Coffee

History of Coffee Legend has it that in the 6th century, an Arabian goatherd called Kaldi noticed the enlivening effects of coffee cherries on his goats. The stories goes that Kaldi then went to his imam and together they boiled the coffee cherries and drank the liquid. The brew made the pair uncharacteristically alert during...

Poets corner

We invite you to submit your poem to our special poetry edition of the steep street journal Please submit your entries to: folkestonepoetscorner@gmail.com or drop into the cafe. Handwritten submissions are welcomed. The poems can cover any topic or theme and there is no word limit. Final deadline for submissions is: 17th May 2017  

Folkestone Folks

The Folkestone Folks, Yseult and Abib, moved to Folkestone in september 2016 and are keen to share what they are discovering in Folkestone. Visual artist and musician, parents, surfers, sport addicts, art lovers, music lovers, we are searching for all those individuals and activities that bring something to life in Folkestone. Folks that are creating their future in...