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Geodiversity News

We hope our learners are enjoying the Summer holidays!

Please see below some information for you about events this Summer to help people get out enjoying and learning about the natural world!

Please see below details of some family workshops that will be delivered in partnership with the team at Kent Libraries & White Cliffs Countryside Partnership to celebrate our landscape and libraries !

The events are Free, but with limited space and so bookings links are provided with more information: 

Geo-Adventure, 9th August, 10am-1pm

Budding Botanists, 16th August, 10am-1pm

Geo-Futurists, 24th August, 10am-1pm


Free to attend for All ages

There are so many events taking place across the Kent Downs AONB, local to Folkestone and further afield in Kent, so do take a look at the listings here, and keep an eye on them over the Summer period

Events - Kent Downs

Please check out all the amazing Summer activity being delivered by The White Cliffs Countryside Partnership, including Fossil Hunts and Rock Pooling and an amazing festival to celebrate the River Dour: whitecliffscountryside.org.uk/events/whats-on

And also all the great summer events from the Folkestone Museum Folkestone Museum | What’s On – Folkestone Museum

Check out the arts festival programme taking place across Dover DAD Festival 2023 | You can reach the world from Dover (dadonline.uk)

And lastly…


SALT + EARTH: Festival of Landscape, Seascape & The Environment will return from Friday 8 to Sunday 10 September 2023, co-produced by Creative Folkestone, Folkestone Fringe, and Kent Downs AONB, in support of the Cross-Channel Geopark.

For three days, there will be a programme of events and activities that will help you to connect with the incredible natural environment on Folkestone's doorstep. Over the weekend, artists, creatives and scientists will explore everything from geography to geology, sounds to sculptures, food to Deep Time. There will be walks, talks, feasts, exhibitions, installations with something for everyone to enjoy.

 For more information visit GeoDiversity - Kent Downs