Our online harbour canteen visitors’ books are already helping people find long-lost relatives who crossed to the Western Front from Folkestone between 1914 and 1919.
It was the centenary of the Tontine Street Air Raid on 25 May 2017. We remember WW1’s largest incident of civilian casualties outside the capital.
Years of planning, hard work and fundraising came to fruition when the Step Short charity’s impressive commemorative arch on The Leas at Folkestone was craned into position in June 2014.
Private TW Sweetheart has been created by Step Short to help young people understand the enormous impact that the First World War had on so many lives. Please note, competition deadline has now passed.
Discover personal stories from the Front.