It’s 2016, a century since the bloodiest battle in British history.
Years of planning, hard work and fund-raising came to fruition when the Step Short charity’s impressive commemorative arch on The Leas at Folkestone was craned into position.
Folkestone WW1 Tour is designed to take you on a journey through Folkestone one hundred years ago. You will trace the story of the town, how it was affected by the First World War, and how it has changed today.
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.
Private TW Sweetheart has been created by the Step Short charity to help young people understand the enormous impact that the First World War had on so many lives.
Discover personal stories from the Front.