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The Isle of Thanet offers you endless things to do, year-round

Head to Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate to learn, discover and do something new. Whether you’re curious, creative or active, there’s an Isle of Thanet event for you.

Year-round, calendar fixtures and exciting new diary dates are themed around music, arts, sports, technology, food and drink. Many are free and, with Thanet’s fast transport links, make a perfect day out or ideal focus for a short break away.

Margate offers the Soul Weekend and Carnival, plus art talks and exhibitions at the Turner Contemporary and independent galleries.

Broadstairs tempts you with its Folk Week, three-day Food Festival, and the elegant Dickens Festival. Skateboarders, BMX-riders and music fans flock to Joss Bay for the three-day action sports fiesta that is  Wheels and Fins. 

The Ramsgate Festival showcases theatre, music and dance, while Ramsgate Week is packed with sailing events.

In the areas chalk rock pools, chalk stacks and rare chalk reefs teem with wildlife – discover them on one of the Thanet Coast Project’s regular Seashore Safaris.

Get in the festive spirit with our array of Christmas markets, light switch-on, Santa's Grotto's and so much more Christmas Events or see how the area is marking the arrival of 2019

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