Events in and around Folkestone & Boulogne
Remembering the Belgium Refugees

64,500 Belgium refugees came into Folkestone harbour at the beginning of the First World War. In 1916 the town was presented with a painting “Reception of Belgian Refugees” by Signor Franzonia a refugee from Belgium. The plans for an enactment at the harbour pier of this painting which now hangs in Folkestone's Town Hall this event has been cancelled.
 2017 Folkestone Events
2nd September to 5 November 2017 Folkestone Triennial 2017
Folkestone Harbour Boat Charter & Fishing Trips For the 'Folkestone Voyager' phone 01303 223300

(For further information click on the titles above which are underlined).

2017 Boulogne Events

13th June to 11 November 2017. Centenary Celebrations of the entry in the war of the United States, see details

Thursday 16th November 2017 'Beaujolais Nouveau Day',
The Feast of the Herring- Fete du hareng, Boulogne sur mer. November 2017
Boulogne Christmas Market, Saturday 16th December 2017.

For up to date information use the link:-

Try this web link for "Nausicaä", Boulogne’s National Sea Centre

Crosskeys coach trips

www.crosskeys.uk.com telephone 01303 272625

Crosskeys coach day trip Bruges:-
19th October 2017 Bruges fare £30.50
16th December 2017 Bruges Christmas Market, fare £37
Crosskeys coach day trip to BOULOGNE:-
28th September 2017 Boulogne fare £30
16th November 2017, Boulogne fare
(For further information click on the titles above which are underlined).
Buzzlines coach day trip to BOULOGNE -
Buzzlines Travel telephone 01303 261870

Monday 25th September 2017, Boulogne fare £37

Christmas Market Saturday 16th December 2017 Boulogne fare £39


Buzzlines coach day trip to Bruges -

Sunday 10th September 2017, Bruges fare £37.

Sunday 15th October 2017, Bruges fare £35
Saturday 9th December 2017 Bruges at Christmas fare £39
Sunday 24th December 2017, Bruges at Christmas fare £39
(For further information click on the titles above which are underlined).

Day Trip: "A Taste of France" coach from Hotel Burstin during 2017 departs for Boulogne on Saturdays at 7am, Fare £17.50: Contact the hotel on 01303 854500


Please note: The above is based on research and information gathered at the time, please use the contacts shown for up to date information, and any change of arrangements