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Literary Heroes In Margate, Broadstairs And Ramsgate

2017 has been designated ‘Year of  Literary Heroes’ by VisitEngland. So come and celebrate Thanet’s creative coast  this year of Literary Connections 

Jane Austen sensed a loosening of social proprieties; Charles Dickens enjoyed “the freshest, freest place”; TS Eliot overcame writer’s block; John Buchan found the title for his most famous thriller. The Georgian and Victorian resorts of Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate, their chalk cliffs and smugglers’ bays have long inspired writers.

Literary Events

Look out for Literary events taking place across Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate

*Ramsgate Festival, 22–30 July: explore the town’s creative side, including theatre, music, talks and a writing competition. All the livelier for running concurrently with Ramsgate Week sailing regatta, 23–28 July.

*Margate Bookie, 17-20August: interactive sessions, workshops, talks and author readings inspire everyone to read more and get involved in all levels of writing.

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