Visible Pride 

Visible Pride is Folkestone Pride’s annual creative & cultural program taking place across the Creative Quarter in the lead up to Folkestone Pride.

Originally an exhibition program initiated by curator Benjamin Sebastain, Visible Pride is now a diverse creative program of activities & events entering its 3rd year, with this year's program devised by Bean & Helen Davison from Folkestone Pride.

The 2020-21 programme included:

  • Write Like a Kween (writing workshop with Kerry Ryan)

  • a series of Drag Storytime's with Lina Lawless

  • zine workshop's with Nico Dunsbee

  • I'm Sexy & I Grow It (free seed & growing packs produced in partnership with Custom)

  • a series of Hankerchiefs by Fullmoon Productions (on sale here)

  • QUEER FOLKESTONE a series of online conversations between queer folk & photographer Cora Hamilton.

QUEER FOLKESTONE
QUEER FOLKESTONE

QUEER FOLKESTONE is a series of online conversations in collaboration with Folkestone Pride between queer folkes and photographer Cora Hamilton exploring and discussing where queerness and folkestone intersect. Photo: Anil's FaceTime portrait by Cora Hamilton.

LGBTQIA+ (Z) ine
LGBTQIA+ (Z) ine

Folkestone's first LGBTQIA+ Zine! Produced following online workshops with Nico Dunsbee & an open call for submissions.

Fullmoon Productions
Fullmoon Productions

Fullmoon Prodcutions dedicated their February production to LGBTQIA+ history month with a reimagining of the handkerchief code. Handkerchiefs were dyed using locally foraged things, then printed with text & drawings to depict a new series of codes from a queer, lesbian perspective.

Drag Storytime with Lina Lawless
Drag Storytime with Lina Lawless
Write Like a Kween
Write Like a Kween

A series of writing workshops led by Kerry Ryan. We hope to continue these in the future!

Zine Workshop with Nico Dunsbee
Zine Workshop with Nico Dunsbee

Nico Dunsbee led a series of online zine workshops.

Watch QUEER FOLKESTONE!

Download the Zine!

Watch Zine Making Guide!

Watch Drag Storytime!