Ramsgate Festival of Sound

'It's a Matter of Time!' 

This summer we are celebrating 10 years of the Ramsgate Festival by presenting the 'Ramsgate Festival of Sound 2019', featuring over 80 artists at various venues around the town

Come on a sonic adventure and explore the landscapes, people and history of the jewel of the Kent Coast, Ramsgate through music, film, art, poetry and performance

Highlights include

  • Grammy winner Dame Evelyn Glennie and the Trio HLK,
  • Jazz from Sabina Desir with Jessica Lauren & DJ Jooch plus Neil Sparkes and Alex Hutton
  • Children's theatre plus science, art and creative workshops,
  • a Sonic Trail featuring over ten sound installations around the town and harbour 
  • World-class cabaret with the howling success that is Screaming Alley
  • Wall to Wall featuring David McAlmont and Janette Mason
  • Curated Heritage Talks: Sir Ernest Shackleton, Jack The Ripper, Christies Education lecturer Jacqui Ansell and leading author Maggie Gee
  • The Thanet SEA (Science Education & Art) project curated by Jasper Sharp
  • Film screenings including Arcadia, director Paul Wright’s astonishing masterpiece
  • Works by award-winning artists Emily Peasgood, Nicholas De Carlo and Helga Dorothea

Anyone can keep up to date with festival announcements by visiting the website: www.ramsgatefestival.org and for a full programme of venues, artists and times 

Dame Evelyn Glennie (centre) with members of Trio HLK


Venues around Ramsgate