Children dancing in front of white bandstand with dj playing music. Variety of gazebos/stalls either side of bandstand selling/promoting things.  Light blue/grey sky
Broadstairs Bandstand

What's On in Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate

Christmas Events

The Isle of Thanet hosts a year-round programme of exciting events and festivals to suit all tastes...

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, 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. Celebrate Easter, Halloween, Bonfire Night and Christmas at the coast 

Margate offers the Soul Festival and Margate Meltdown, 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 

The Ramsgate Festival of Sound celebrate's the town's unique architecture and landscape via a Sonic Trail plus a variety of entertainment for all the family to enjoy, while Ramsgate Week is packed with sailing events. Look out for monthly craft markets and weekly art exhibitions

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.

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