Knotty Festival: Folkestone

Knotty Festival: Folkestone

Home Live Art are delighted to be bringing the Knotty Festival of Performance to Folkestone on Saturday 15 June 2019.

Join us for a full day of unforgettable performance events happening across the Creative Quarter.

Friday 14 June Warm-up event

8-11pm | Emilio Rojas ‘America’s Golden Boy’

]performance s p a c e [ , 62 Tontine Street

Performance Party for Trumps birthday. Expect drag queen serenades, cake smashing, performance & tunes from DJ FERALCHILD.

Free, drop in

Saturday 14 June Programme 

1-2pm | Festival Brunch

The Clearing, The Quarterhouse, 49 Tontine Street

Join the Knotty team for a relaxed and informal gathering where you can chat with artists and other audience members whilst enjoying complementary food and refreshments.

Free, drop in

2-6pm | Rubiane Maia and Emilio Rojas: PAUSE & AFFECT

]performance s p a c e [ , 62 Tontine Street

An opportunity to experience new work developed by the artists Rubiane Maia and Emilio Rojas during their month long artist residency at ]performance s p a c e [.

Free, drop in

2pm and 4-4.30pm | Catherine Hoffmann, Andre Verissimo & Ernst Fischer Soup Opera

Flat B, 55 Tontine Street | 2pm and 4-4.30pm

Relax on the sofa (+ a few additional chairs) as the heated Soup Opera unfolds in the kitchen of flat B. There will be songs, food and of course domestic tension to slurp up.

This will be a return of episode one: The coriander crisis ( why do you always have to leave?).

Reserve your seat at the table online

8-9pm | Rachael Young: NIGHTCLUBBING

The Quarterhouse, 49 Tontine St

Rachael Young embraces Afrofuturism and the cult of Grace Jones in NIGHTCLUBBING – an explosive new performance bringing visceral live music and intergalactic visions to start a revolution.

Pay what you can, booking required

9pm-1am | Salty: Queer Performance Party

Secret Folkestone Location (very close to Creative Quarter)

Salty is an inclusive space for LGBTQ+ folk and their allies to come together, dance, have fun, and enjoy some unforgettable queer performance.

So join us for cabaret-style performances from some of the most exciting queer artists working in the South East and beyond.

Featuring live performances from Sex Music, Ginny Lemon and Miss Di Vour.

Tickets: £6/4
Can be purchased online
In person during business hours at Atelier Feralchild (65 The Old High St) and ]performance s p a c e [ (64 Tontine St)

Please note: all tickets must be purchased in advance, venue details will be emailed to all ticket holders a few days before the event.

Knotty is supported by New Queers on the Block, Folkestone Fringe, Marlborough Theatre, Diverse Actions, Live Art UK, the Quarterhouse and ]performance s p a c e [.

Due to unforeseen circumstances performances by The Astrothot and Reid Dudley Peirson have been cancelled.



  • When Saturday 15 June 2019

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