Legends of Folkestone

Legends of Folkestone

Speaking to a friend last night in Chambers about legends of folkestone a Facebook group he has set up. Hoping to swap some info with my Folkestone history section... Over 1000 members, nice, and some interesting sounding events:

Events: Darth Vader visiting Folkestone in about [year]1984[/year] The Shepway Air Show (RIP) The Fokestone Carnival The Donkey Derby The Sunday Market Xmas lights being switched on by c-list celebs The Leas Disco for school kids Jimi Hendrix playing Folkestone Cliff Richard playing at Boots (The Odeon Bar) Sealink (The Hengist) ferry washed ashore Transvision Vamp at The Leas Cliff Hall The Great Earthquake of [year]2007[/year] The Great Flood of [year]1996[/year] The Great Hurricane of [year]1987[/year] The Boxing Day Dip The Debenhams Shooting of [year]1988[/year]/[year]1989[/year] McDonalds opening in town..wow! Shepway Sound local radio station Darling Buds Of May being filmed at the harbour/sands Moon & Son being filmed in town The looney on the roof of the Bus Station The spontaneus human combustion in a bakery on Canterbury Road The Dance Of The Flaming Arsehole / The Tequila Run The Rotary Club Santa going around the streets at Xmas [ebay]The Orient Express[/ebay] dropping punters off at the harbour The Tour De France coming to Folkestone 2.4 Children being filmed in and around town Folkestone Invicta Vs West Ham in 1996 (Lampard was there apparently!) Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the Rotunda
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28 Dec 2008

Over to you, discussion about anything local, but please be considerate... Folkestone on TV, Kent gigs, find a flatmate, rent a room, news, what' new, local events, for sale, whatever... hmm this kinda slumped a bit didn't it? But it's still here after most of the other johnny-come-latelies gave up again! Folkestone Gerald was here before Folkestone was cool, and it'll still be here after! Probably. Email me if you want to do a deal, pauly @ this domain

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