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-

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 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.