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Join us at 2019 Pitch Night

Do you have a burning desire to get on the TEDxFolkestone stage and share your big idea? We’re looking for 2019 speakers with ideas that fit with the theme of ‘A Reimagined Future.’ To help applicants refine their ideas and ensure they fully understand the TEDx rules, we’re hosting an open pitch night on Tuesday

Registration now open for speakers and performers

The search is beginning for speakers and performers for the third TEDxFolkestone which takes place on Saturday, June 22, at The Quarterhouse, Folkestone. No previous public speaking experience is necessary, just a vision of A Reimagined Future which is the event’s theme for 2019. Speakers have freedom to address the subject of their choice just

Mini Film and Video Traineeship

Want to learn filming and editing from an expert? Want to be part of great team of volunteers? Want to be involved with delivering TEDxFolkestone 2019? TEDxFolkestone is about to embark on its third year in 2019, after two very successful years that have seen us deliver 24 talks and receive more than 50,000 views

Reimagine the future at TEDxFolkestone 2019

After its sell-out success this summer, TEDxFolkestone returns next year when it will examine A Reimagined Future. The third event to be held in the town will take place on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at The Quarterhouse and organisers will be beginning the search for speakers soon. “The 2018 event saw 11 people, some of

Talks shine a light on courage at sell-out TEDxFolkestone

The second TEDxFolkestone event on Saturday (June 23) has been hailed a great success. The event held at The Quarterhouse saw a sell-out audience hear a series of talks on the theme of Courage to Step Beyond. Liù Batchelor, Curator for TEDxFolkestone, said: “When you have 11 speakers launching new thinking on the world –

TEDxFolkestone is a sell out

The second TEDxFolkestone has sold out weeks ahead of the event. Eleven speakers will be exploring the theme Courage to step beyond, whether in life or business, at the event at the Quarterhouse on Saturday, June 23. They include Lucy Beresford, writer, psychotherapist and broadcaster on LBC Radio; Britt Whyatt, author and blogger (She Who

College students in sign of support for TEDxFolkestone

Students from East Kent College will be making a big impact at a major event in Folkestone next month. TEDxFolkestone takes place The Quarterhouse on Saturday, June 23, and those attending won’t be able to miss it thanks to the hard work of 25 students studying carpentry and joinery and painting and decorating at the

Tale of courage to inspire at TEDxFolkestone

A personal story of battling back from depression will be used to inspire delegates at an event in Folkestone next month. Britt Whyatt from Lower Halstow, near Sittingbourne, is one of a series of speakers looking at different aspects of courage at TEDxFolkestone, being held at The Quarterhouse on Saturday, June 23. A mental health

TEDxFolkestone unveils its speakers

TEDxFolkestone has secured 11 thought-provoking speakers for its 2018 event ‘Courage to step beyond’. Following its call for applications from potential speakers, the organisers received nearly 50 approaches and selected 11 national and local people who will take to the stage at the Quarterhouse in Folkestone on Saturday 23 June.  They include Lucy Beresford, writer,

Individuals taking back control of personal data, says TEDxFolkestone expert

Control over how personal data is disseminated and used has been tipped back in to the control of the individual rather than businesses and institutions, according to an expert who will be addressing an event in Kent this summer. Soti Coker is the founder of DataChronicle, an expert on analytics and digital marketing, and one

TEDxFolkestone to return in 2018

TEDxFolkestone is returning after a successful inaugural event and the search is on for Kent people who want to share their inspirational stories and insight as part of the 2018 event. The theme of this year’s event is: ‘Courage to step beyond’, whether in life or business and potential speakers have until 1 March to