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What's New and Anniversaries

Dr Forager with group on seaweed. Credit Visit Kent

What's New and Anniversaries

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Find out about what’s new, upcoming and anniversaries being celebrated in Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate

Find out about what’s new and the anniversaries being celebrated in Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate, to help plan your visit 

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Thanet Experiences

Looking to tick something off your bucket list? Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate may just be able to help you with a range of new experiences. From foraging along the coastline to create a meal, learning new cookery skills to taske to two wheels on a cycling tour or cracking the code

  • Margate Cookery School - a broad range of courses from fun approachable wine tasting to more advances patisserie skills
  • Dr Forager - 2 hour foraging walk along the Thanet coastline, followed by a cookery demonstration and lunch from the foraged food
  • Nordic Walking - enjoy a taster or tailor-made Nordic Walking stay alongside potential for wellbeing treatments
  • Col’s Kent Bike Tours - discover our coastline’s past, present and future on two wheels, taking in sandy bays, iconic sights and local secrets
  • Captcha Code - The Escapement - mix an escape room with a treasure trail solving the puzzles as you explore the town

Turner Contemporary. Credit Hufton + Crow

Turner Contemporary Exhibitions 

Built on the site of the guest house that JMW Turner stayed at during his time in Margate, see contemporary and historical art.

MDC Comic-Con (Sunday 22nd May)

Are you a Marvel and DC fan? Have a love of superheros?

This May Quex Park is taken over with The Hulk, Iron Man, Avengers plus Titan the Robot, comic book artists, replica props and TV and film guests

Dickens Beach Party

85th Anniversary of Broadstairs Dickens Festival (17th-19th June)

Broadstairs and Dickens go together and this year sees the festival in his honour celebrate its 85th anniversary.

Look out for new features alongside the old - beach parties, fayre, victorian cricket match, Dickensian characters and festival play ‘A Tale of Two Cities’.

Margate Soul Festival

20th Anniversary of Margate Soul Festival (5th - 7th August)

Kents largest soul music festival, set around Margate Old Town with stunning views of the sunset over the beach, celebrates its 20th anniversary with 4 decades of top quality artists - Melba Moore, Julie McKnight, Carroll Thompson, Odyssey and Angela Ricci with Brand New Heavies, alongside some of the UK’s biggest DJ talent.

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