Walking with Ghosts


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Folkestone Harbour Arm, Harbour Approach Road, Folkestone, UK

Walking piece details

Cost Free
Music by Thom Robson

Walkshop 3: So it Goes

CC-BY-NC: Elspeth Penfold

Walking with Ghosts was staged for 84 hours at Folkestone Harbour Arm Station in November 2022.
Interweaving past and present to explore the impact of war on Folkestone over the last 100 years, the whole programme took place over 84 hours: from 11am on Friday 11 November to 11pm on Monday 14 November 2022. This is the length of time it would have taken the dead from the First World War to march past the Cenotaph.

Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold

SWS Award winner

Elspeth (Billie) Penfold (MRBS FRSA) is a textile artist who combines walking, weaving and performative storytelling. Billie uses hapticity and psychogeography to explore narratives. She hand spins ropes which are knotted by participants as part of perform...

Near Folkestone Harbour Arm, Harbour Approach Road, Folkestone, UK

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