Ramsgate Royal Harbour and Maritime Museum, copyright Historic England

Picturing Ramsgate: Heritage Outdoor Photography Exhibition

This event is in partnership with the Ramsgate Festival of Sound and the Ramsgate Society – Part of Ramsgate’s successful Heritage Action Zone initiative....

Expect large prints of beautiful professional photographs of our town popping up as part of Picturing Ramsgate’ – an outdoor exhibition celebrating Ramsgate’s rich architectural legacy, as explored in new Historic England book, Ramsgate: The Town and its Seaside Heritage.

The images will be on show in shop windows and on information boards in the high street and around the town centre for all to enjoy from 7 September 2020. The book from which they’re drawn charts the changing face of Ramsgate and its transformation from quiet fishing village to a prosperous port and popular seaside resort. It contains over 100 stunning photographs from Historic England photographer Chris Redgrave.

Ramsgate: The Town and its Seaside Heritage is being launched with a free, informative online event at 3pm on Friday 11 September. In partnership with the Ramsgate Festival of Sound and the Ramsgate Society, author Geraint Franklin and contributors Nick Dermott and Allan Brodie will be discussing the book along with special guests. Join them online as they delve into Ramsgate’s rich history over the past 300 years. Register here.