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'He'd had half a bottle of scotch': Rodney Kilbee on his first match for Folkestone Optimist Hockey Club's first XI

Rodney Kilbee Excerpt.mp3

An excerpt of an oral history recording with Rodney Kilbee, in which he describes his memorable first match for the Optimist's first XI, in Chatham,…

Brian Swoffer: a pictorial tribute

Brian Swoffer tribute (inc pictures).docx

An illustrated tribute to Brian Swoffer, former chairman and president of Folkestone Optimists, who 'dedicated his life to' Brian was a…

Rodney Kilbee and the Folkestone Optimist Hockey Club first XI: Kent and Sussex Trumann League Champions, 1982


A photograph of the Kent and Sussex Trumann League-winning (1982) Folkestone Optimist Hockey Club first XI. Rodney Kilbee stands back row, second from…