What's New and Anniversaries

Find out about what’s new and upcoming in Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate

2016

Exhibitions at Turner Contemporary
Kashif Nadim Chaudry: Studio Group Commission 13 November – 6 June 2017

2017

Exhibitions at Turner Contemporary www.turnercontemporary.org
• Phyllida Barlow: Artist Rooms and Michael Armitage: New and recent paintings 26 May – 17 September
• Jean Arp: The Poetry of Forms 12 October – 14 January 2018
• Tracey Emin, My Bed and JMW Turner 12 October – 14 January 2018
• John Davies 14 November – February 2018

Dreamland Margate hosts new events www.dreamland.co.uk
• Undercover Festival 8 and 9 September
• Screamland 13, 14,  20, 21, 27 and 28 October

Pugin and St Augustine Visitor Centre, Ramsgate – 2017 sees the opening of an  education, research, and visitor centre, aiming to increase knowledge and accessibility around two themes: the Victorian architect Augustus Pugin, and St Augustine of England, who brought Christianity to southern England for the first time www.augustine-pugin.org.uk

• Broadstairs Dickens Festival 80th Year (17- 23rd June) – The 2017 Dickens Festival will see new events, alongside the return of firm favourites, as the town celebrates - a ‘Grande Parade’, festival play –‘Pickwick Papers’, costume exhibition, Victorian games  plus a ‘Country Fair’  www.broadstairsdickensfestival.co.uk

Royal Victoria Pavilion, Ramsgate – Grade II listed building on Ramsgate seafront is being developed by J D Wetherspoon into a public house offering two bars, cask conditioned beers and food. It will be decorated with artwork and photographs depicting local history and characters. Due to open 29 August 2017 

Home Front Exhibition – new display dedicated to life on the Home Front including a book by Roald Dahl when he was still in the RAF. Within ‘Women at War’, read excerpts from the diary of a young women off to join the WAAFs and her first posting www.spitfiremuseum.org.uk