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A Town Unearthed

Folkestone before 1500 presents ‘Earth and Vision’
Images of the Archaeology and Landscape of Folkestone 1538–2012

Curated by Bryan Hawkins, Senior Lecturer, Media, Art and Design, Canterbury Christ Church University, this is the first in a series of exhibitions for ‘A Town Unearthed: Folkestone Before 1500’.

The exhibition brings together images and artefacts from the archaeological and historical record of Folkestone including the archaeological excavations in 2010 and 2011 as well as material from S.E. Winbolt’s 1924 villa excavation. It also features archive material from the Folkestone Library collection, Canterbury Archaeological Trust and the work of local artists and volunteers.

PLEASE CHECK WITH KENT ARTS AND LIBRARIES FOR THE OPENING TIMES OF THE SASSOON GALLERY: 08458 247200
Stukeley print: 'View of Folkfton'Modern Interpretation of the Hare Brooch by Emma Richardson



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