Discover our fascinating history by podcast

Amazing stories waiting to be discovered...

Explore Thanet's unique history and heritage by podcast! Local resident Jez Hulme has produced a series of fascinating series of audible guides covering a broad range of subjects and local stories. Click on the links below to listen-

Dickens Festival- A podcast in aticipation of 2017's 80th Broadstairs Dickens Week, detailing some of the wonderful events you can expect on this special anniversary 

Broadstairs Folk WeekA joyous trip around the festival with Jo Tuffs the Festival Director. You'll want to visit after you've heard this podcast!

Broadstairs Folk Week- Concerts & ActsListen to Kim Headley Programme Director reveal who & when this years top acts will be performing in the Concert Marquee at the Folk Festival

Broadstairs Walking History Guide - A walking podcast to be used in lieu of a guide

Crampton Museum- A guided tour Find out how legendary engineer Thomas Crampton was a pioneer and how his inventions help lay the foundations of British industrial development

Manston Airbase Museum (RAF) - A guide around this impressive tribute to Manston. From early years through to the Battle of Britain

Margate Museum- A guided tour - Hear stories & reviews of artefacts from WW2 Hear about why WW1 Zeppelins affected WW2 in Thanet. Hear about the 16 yr old captain of the Home guard & the German they captured. Also other stories about what part pigeons & balloons played in Thanet's war

The Micro Museum - A walk round one of the most intriguing museums in Kent! The owner's Carol and Mike, along with others guide you around this gem of a museum in Ramsgate. Explore computers like never before- this podcast brings it all to life. 

Operation Dynamo Defence of the Nation Museum- A guided tour - Explore Thanet's role in the evacuation of Dunkirk. Fascinating personal stories

Ramsgate in the Blitz/Hornby Visitor Centre - Stories of Ramsgate in the blitz along with a tribute to the Battle of Britain by Hornby Models

Ramsgate Maritime Museum - A guided tour of the museum which explores the history of the seas surrounding Thanet. Discover the importance & major events that Ramsgate Harbour was the centre of. Learn what happened when a great storm on the Goodwin Sands

Ramsgate Wartime Tunnels - A guided walk into the tunnels where up to 60,000 people could be accommodated during the war - 

Spitfire and Hurricane Museum- A guide to the museum and memorial gardens. Hear about these two great planes, house in this free-to-enter museum. 

St Peter's Graveyard Tour An atmospheric walk amongst the graves of this ancient site.

Thanet Tour 1 - Take a tour across Thanet discovering great moments in history that happened on the Island. From bravery to kindness to creativity it's all here. This is the first of 3 tours to be undertaken covering the stories of remarkable people & fascinating places.

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These podcasts have been produced by a Third party for your information only in pursuit of understanding more about the area and are not to be taken as expressions of opinion or factual accuracy by Visit Thanet.