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

⬅️ :: Motorhead 2004 ➡️
Sun Dec 28 2008