The Margate Bookie

The Bookie is back! 

The Margate Bookie- 'The Friendly Lit Fest by the Sea' returns with a weekend of star names and literary activities.

Join us for author readings, panel discussions, workshops, a poetry slam, and events for children.


  • Journalist and author Sathnam Sanghera
  • Author and Fashion historian Amber Butchart
  • Roopa Farooki plus Simon Cole
  • Vanguard Readings with Dan Dalton, Karen Hamilton
  • Writing Workshops with Dean Atta (poetry), John Tague (editing)¬†
  • Children's events
  • Book groups

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Turner Contemporary and Venues in Margate Old Town


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Entry Price

Free and low cost

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