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August 2017

Cultural Evening

August 19, 2017
Auditorium, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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Cultural Evening featuring LAHING KAYUMANGGI Proceeds from the event is to aid the work of Gawad Kalinga ( GK) a Philippine based non-profit organization through Great Foundation UK-PH in cooperation with Kent Filipino Community (KFC) and in coordination with the Philippine Embassy in London. Doors open at 4.00pm Tickets: Adults 15.00 Conce ssions £13.00 and Children U14 £10.00

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THE SCOTT HAMILTON QUARTET

August 24, 2017
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£12.00

The Most Famous Jazz Tenor Saxophonist in The World...Back to The FJC..   From The USA... SCOTT HAMILTON THE SCOTT HAMILTON QUARTET The most famous tenor saxophonist in the world is back at The FJC for his second visit this year.We had a full house for his annual visit with us in January & yes folks he will be with us next January...Scott Hamilton travels the world, & originally for this UK visit he was only booked in for a…

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Tipperary to Flanders Fields

August 26, 2017
Auditorium, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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Tipperary to Flanders Fields Created by Kent based professional company Katapult in the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 and performed continuously ever since, this show takes the audience on a journey through the experience of the conflict through songs, poetry, readings and drama. It tells the stories of some of the women who became nurses, bus drivers, factory workers or entertainers, as well as reflecting on the experience for combatants and civilians. Tipperary to…

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RONNIE SCOTT REMEMBERED

August 31, 2017
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£12.00

Five of Ronnie Scott's mates celebrate the legend.. RONNIE  SCOTT  REMEMBERED The Legacy of the late Ronnie Scott lives on with the musicians that were a big part of his music& played alongside the man whose name has become synonymous with British Jazz...This is modern jazz as it should be ~~~ as played at Ronnies in 50's & 60's ~ Brilliant MORNINGTON LOCKETT  tenor sax ..Stood alongside "the man" for many years & this man is a one off  -…

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September 2017

KELVIN CHRISTIANE & SAM WALKER Quintet

September 7, 2017
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£12.00

The Tumultuous Tenors KELVIN CHRISTIANE & SAM WALKER A great night for all jazz nuts with two fantastic tenors giving it their all & backed up with a seriously amazing rhythm section .. JIM TREWEEK  Piano- RICHARD SADLER Double Bass - NOEL JOYCE Drums British Jazz at it's Best Doors open at 7.00pm concert commences at 8.00pm

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THE LIANE CARROLL TRIO

September 14, 2017
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£12.00

The Multi Award Winning International Jazz Star.back at The FJC. THE LIANE CARROLL TRIO British Jazz at it's Best   Doors open at 7.00pm concert commences at 8.00pm

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MICK FOSTER & LAURA JURD QUINTET

September 19, 2017
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£12.00

TUESDAY  TUESDAY TUESDAY THE BEST OF BRITISH JAZZ The International Trumpet Star Laura Jurd is back at The FJC  with a Sensational Tuesday All Star  Line Up... MICK FOSTER & LAURA JURD QNT                                              MICK FOSTER The UK's Gerry Mulligan LAURA JURD Amazing International trumpet star... Laura has just returned from a very successful tour of Europe - Scandinavia…

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Dad’s Army

September 20, 2017 - September 23, 2017
Auditorium, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£11.00

DADS ARMY The classic BBC TV comedy series of the Home Guard of Walmington-on-Sea who battle daily against the Germans and local ARP Warden Hodges, comes to the stage complete with all the well-loved characters: "stupid boy" Pike, "Don't panic, don't panic" Jonesey, "Doomed, we're all doomed!" Fraser, "May I be excused, sir?" Godfrey, and all under the command of the redoubtable Captain Mainwaring and his effacing deputy Sergeant Wilson. Tickets £11.00, concessions £10.00 and children U14 £8.00 Show commences…

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The Railway Swing Band

September 27, 2017
Auditorium, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£11.00 - £12.00

Everybody's favourite swing band, The Railway Swing Band return to the Tower Theatre with vocalists Didi and Gary Driscoll with guest strings " The Impromptu Ensemble". All in support of the RAFA Benevolent Fund  organised by Hythe & Romney Marsh RAFA with all proceeds going to RAFA's Wings Appeal.   Tickets £12.00 concessions £11.00 Doors open at 6.30pm and the cocnert commences 7.30pm      

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The Clarinet Maestros

September 28, 2017
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£12.00

The Clarinet Maestros -- The world's finest Jazz clarinettist's The USA's No1 clarinettist meets Europe's No1 clarinettist The are also great tenor saxophonist's~~ Pure Magic ~ ~ KEN PEPLOWSKI   &   JULIAN MARC STRINGLE                                       Plus  THE CRAIG MILVERTON TRIO                                            …

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October 2017

Michael Morpurgo – Cancelled

October 1, 2017
Auditorium, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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Derek Nash

October 5, 2017
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£12.00

Derek Nash from The Jools Holland Rhythm & Blues Orchestra with his Eight Piece  SAX APPEAL  ( 5 Sax + 3 Rhythm ) Wow !!! What a Fabulous Line Up Saxes  DEREK NASH..MATT WATES..DUNCAN EAGLES..VASILIS XENOPOULOS. BOB McKAY Rhythm....   PETE ADAMS piano....PHIL SCRAGG bass... NIC FRANCE drums BRITISH JAZZ AT IT'S BEST Doors open at 7.00pm Concert commences at 8.00pm Tickets £12.00

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Miss Elaine Delmar and her Trio

October 12, 2017
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£12.00

MISS ELAINE DELMAR & HER TRIO Universally known as Miss Sophistication of The Jazz World - This Lady is very much Star Quality. Elaine was born into the jazz world--her late father being the late great Leslie "Jiver" Hutchinson. To her credit she has enhanced that talent & become an actress - film star & an outstanding jazz vocalist. She performed on The West End stage in Bubbling Brown Sugar & only last year Clare Teal introduced her to The…

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More Sounds of Stars of Stage and Screen

October 13, 2017
Auditorium, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£15.00

They are back with a bigger and better show !!   STAGE 4 PRODUCTIONS UK make a welcome return to the Tower Theatre with a new production of “MORE SOUNDS OF STAGE & SCREEN”, bringing    the best of the West End & Broadway to  Folkestone. This fully professional theatre company are looking  forward to another big reception at the Tower Theatre.   Professional singing stars bringing a full programme of the songs you all love from the the West End,…

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” A FISH TALE ” THE ALAN BARNES ALL STAR OCTET

October 19, 2017
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£12.00

 This is the amazing story in music & verse of the bravery of the men & families in the Fishing Industry in world war 2.. This is a tribute to the contribution made by those in the fishing industry who were instrumental in feeding the nation & protecting it in times of war Fact's ---- At the outbreak of world war 2 - Grimsby had 400 trawlers-- 200 were converted to minesweepers 200 trawlers carried on fishing in mine infested…

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THE JO FOOKS / AL NICHOLS QUINTET

October 26, 2017
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£12.00

It's Swingtime and Tenor Action at The FJC with THE JO FOOKS / AL NICHOLS  QUINTET Two top swinging tenors blowing great standards & some originals.. It's our kind of music -It's your kind of music -It's toe tapping music.. Two great swinging musicians -- each have their own bands - come together for this night of swing.. Plus the swinging rhythm section ~ with one of The FJC's favourite pianists .TED BEAMENT On double bass -the pendulum of VAL…

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THE PETE LONG ALL STAR QUARTET

October 31, 2017
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£12.00

An All Star Tribute to THE BENNY GOODMAN QUARTET  by THE PETE LONG ALL STAR QUARTET This All Star Quartet has been selected by award winning big band leader PETE LONG to play the amazing swinging music of the world famous BENNY GOODMAN QUARTET PETE LONG ~ Clarinet ~ Leader ~ Raconteur & jocular historian ... ANTHONY KERR Vibes -The man from the BBC Big Band.. One of the top Vibes men in the UK.. NICK DAWSON Piano ~ Great…

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November 2017

The Crucible

November 1, 2017 - November 4, 2017
Auditorium, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£11.00

Please note the matinee performance on the 4th November has been cancelled. All other performance remain the same.     THE CRUCIBLE Rather excitingly, Arthur Miller’s iconic play comes to the Tower Theatre, courtesy of FHODS, from Wednesday 1st November to Saturday 4th November at 7.30 pm with a matinee on Saturday at 2.30 pm. The story told is of the Salem Witch Trials. It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister’s niece began to…

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VASILIS XENOPOULOS / NIGEL PRICE QUINTET

November 9, 2017
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£12.00

The amazing swinging  sextet of pure jazz & toe tapping music. XPQ VASILIS XENOPOULOS / NIGEL PRICE  QUINTET Vasilis Xenopoulos ~~The Charismatic Greek is defo in the top notch of European tenor players & he co leads this swinging sextet with his long term musical partner , the very talented guitarist Nigel Price ~ This amazing Quintet will be pure magic to the audience of The FJC ~~ They are complimented by a great rhythm section... Rob Barron piano --…

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THE RAY GELATO QUARTET

November 16, 2017
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£12.00

This is a welcome return of this great saxophonist & unique entertainer.. The Giant from The Giants THE RAY GELATO  QUARTET This is a big welcome back to Ray Gelato --Due to his very busy schedule with Ray Gelato & the Giants & his much in demand theatre shows with Clare Martin plus his continuing tours in Spain & Italy.. ( I don't think that he has had the time to write another cook book )-- He has been missing…

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THE SKELTON / SKINNER ALL STARS

November 23, 2017
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£12.00

This is The Septet of Septets -- Every man at The Top THE SKELTON / SKINNER ALL STARS Matt Skelton  drums & co leader. Fantastic drummer from the drum chair of the wonderful John Wilson Orchestra & other big bands. Colin Skinner alto sax & co leader. Brilliant arranger & lead sax in many big bands inc The Syd Lawrence Orch & The Back to Basie... Alan Barnes saxes --This multi Brit Jazz Award winner is always welcome at The…

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THE SIMON SPILLETT QUARTET

November 30, 2017
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£12.00

THE SIMON SPILLETT QUARTET  The Simon Spillett Quartet play Tubby Hayes Great tenor saxophonist & award winning author Simon Spillett returns to The FJC with this most experienced quartet.. John Critchinson piano -was a stalwart of the Ronnie Scott bands.. Alec Dankworth double bass .Brit Jazz Award Winner .. plus The Legacy.. Clark Tracey drums .Brit Jazz Award Winner . plus The Legacy British Jazz at its Best Doors open at 7.00pm and concert commences at 8.00pm Tickets £12.00

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December 2017

THE PAUL LACEY ” Sweets ” SEXTET

December 7, 2017
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£12.00

" Swinging for Sweets "  The music of Harry " Sweets " Edison. THE PAUL LACEY " Sweets " SEXTET Wow !!! What a swinging outfit to play the wonderful swinging music of the ex Basie trumpeter Harry " Sweets " Edison & who better to play it than a sextet led by Paul Lacey, the leader of the award winning Back to Basie Orchestra who knows this music better than his own diary. What a line up ~~~ Paul…

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Christmas Celebration

December 10, 2017
Auditorium, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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Hythe Salvation Army and the FHODS present a Christmas Celebration on Sunday the 10th December 2017 commencing at 6.00pm

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THE ONE & ONLY COLROSE 7

December 12, 2017
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£12.00

IT'S PARTY TIME x THE CHRISTMAS BASH with  THE ONE & ONLY COLROSE   7 Kent's own Number One Party Band ~~ Playing great swing numbers with a christmas feel ~ Bumper Raffle mega prizes & last years mince pies !!! Not to be missed  ( If you can get a ticket ?? !!! )   Doors open at 7.00pm and the Party kicks off at 8.00pm Tickets £12.00

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Aladdin – Pantomime

December 14, 2017 - December 24, 2017
Auditorium, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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£10.00 - £15.00

Aladdin This year’s FHODS pantomime is Aladdin, the wondrous tale of the East, with magicians, a princess, a couple of genii, a camel and the lad himself. This year the lad putting the lad in Aladdin is Rupert Garnsey, last seen as Fagin in this year’s FHODS summer blockbuster Oliver! He is joined by Natalie Cornish as Princess Jasmine and Beth Dixon as her handmaiden Chow Mein. Simon Gillan is playing the Genii of the Lamp and Michelle Hartley is…

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January 2018

Derek Nash with – ” PICANTE’  Latin Jazz with musicians from The Jools Holland R&B Orchestra

January 4
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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NOW BOOKING   With musicians from  The Jools Holland Rhythm & Blues Orchestra.. This is the Latin Band of Latin Bands ~~ Latin as hot as it gets !!! Influenced by the world famous Buena Vista Social Club & Sergio Menzies.. Derek Nash's PICANTE' ~~~ World Class         This is Latin at its Latin Best .. This outfit is loaded with Latin specialists & the rhythm is awesome ~~  DEREK NASH saxes ~ Leader & percussion assortment !!! Great leader…

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The Liane Carroll Trio

January 11
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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World Class ~ Multi Talented ~ Multi Award Winner ROGER CAREY bass ~~~ RUSSELL FIELD   drums This lady is a one off & reaches the emotions that other tonics can't.. BRITISH JAZZ AT IT'S BEST Doors open 7.00pm and concert commences at 8.00pm Tickets £12.00  

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The Three Musketeers

January 13
Auditorium, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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The Scott Hamilton Quartet

January 18
Bar/Foyer, Tower Theatre
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3HL United Kingdom
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THE BEST INTERNATIONAL JAZZ   NOW BOOKING From The USA The most famous tenor sax man in the world.. THE SCOTT HAMILTON QUARTET~~World Class Yes this is the annual event of The FJC having the worlds most famous jazz tenor saxophonist play for us ~~ In 2017 we were also lucky to have him play for us in August & yes on both gigs it was a complete sell out .. This man has been at the top for many years…

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