What's On in Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate
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. Get in the festival spirit with our blog
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.
Margate offers the Soul Festival and Margate Meltdown, plus art talks and exhibitions at the Turner Contemporary and independent galleries. 2019 sees the gallery host the Turner Prize
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 fiesta that is Wheels and Fins.
The Ramsgate Festival showcases theatre, music and dance, 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.