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Search for what's on in Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate. Have a look through our varied programme of events including festivals, shows, exhibitions, music concerts and fairs.

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The Isle of Thanet hosts a year-round programme of exciting events and festivals to suit all tastes... Read our FestivIsle blog for more inspiration. 

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 and Christmas at the coast. 

Let your creativity flow with a range of artistic workshops, learn something new on a guided walk or take in live music 

Margate offers the Soul Festival, Carnival and Margate Meltdown plus art talks and exhibitions at Turner Contemporary and independent galleries. Dreamland not only alive with screams of rides but a packed music programme. 

Broadstairs tempts you with its annual foot-tapping Folk Week and Blues Bash, scrumptious three-day Food Festivals, and the elegant Dickens Festival.

In Ramsgate, it's 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. Back for 2024 Ramsgate through the Senses, a festival weekender with a range of events to inspire your senses. Ramsgate Week enjoys a packed programme of sailing events. Look out for monthly craft markets and weekly art exhibitions. 

The areas chalk rock pools, chalk stacks and rare chalk reefs teem with wildlife – discover them at one of the Thanet Coast Project's regular events including Seashore Safaris.

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