What's on inBroadstairs

Welcome to Broadstairs

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Broadstairs - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Broadstairs to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Broadstairs

30
JUL
Dreamland Does Indie with Dave Rowntree (Blur)
Dreamland Cinemas

This week Blur drummer Dave Rowntree will be taking over the bandstand for his mix of the best indie music around.From Morrissey to MGMT The Cribs to The Cult there will be something for everyone on this indie exploration.Join us every Saturday…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01843 295887
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02
AUG
Trapeze Music Presents... ADAM NORSWORTHY
The Wrotham Arms

In April 2016 Trapeze Music released the new solo album Rainbird by Adam Norsworthy. Well known to lovers of live music especially blues as the leader of the successful hardworking band The Mustangs who have been a popular act on the bills…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01380 728000
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05
AUG
Margate Soul Festival
Margate Old Town

Margate Soul Festival is Kents signature soul music event held in and around the picturesque harbour adjacent to the sands of Margate beach. It has become one of if not the biggest Soul Festival the UK has to offer. Taking place annually…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07957 264576
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06
AUG
Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave
Dreamland Margate

Back once again for a summer family rave is Big Fish Little FishWith special guest DJ Ashley BeedleThe Big Fish Little Fish multi‐sensory dancefloor experience has glowsticks bubbles glitter cannon huge balloons and a giant parachute dance finale. Integral to the BFLF…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01843 295887
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06
AUG
Jamaican Independence Day Special
Dreamland

For decades Margate has hosted the beach beano for hundreds of Jamaican families escaping the city to the beach.To celebrate we are welcoming Trojan Sound System Made up of the Trojan MCs theyre three of the best UK Sound System MCs ‐…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01843 295887
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07
AUG
Happy Feet
Dreamland

Lets dance The Ragroof Players present their latest participatory show Happy Feet.Let our fabulous DJs and dancers take you on a non‐stop dance‐a‐thon through decades of dance crazes.Youll be whizzed through a dazzling dance off led by the Ragroof team of Fabulous…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01843 295887
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12
AUG
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Walmer Castle and Gardens

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful new musical score and…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03703 331183
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13
AUG
BTUK Margate Beach Tennis Tournament - ITF Beach T
Margate Seafront

Mens Womens and Mixed Doubles. Players can enter more than one event. Players Beach BBQ will take place on Saturday evening after the mixed doubles event.Entry fee £33 per pair per entry and £15 per pair per entry juniors…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07866 693561
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13
AUG
BTUK Margate ITF Beach Tennis Tournament
Margate Seafront

Mens Womens and Mixed DoublesNew for 2016 ‐ Junior event girls and boys doublesEntry fee £33 per pair per entry £15 per…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07866 693561
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13
AUG
Cockles and Muscles: Margate Pride After Party
Dreamland Margate

Now a legendary staple at Dreamland Margate Amy co‐founder of Sink The Pink brings back Cockles and Muscles: the place to dress up undress dress down or dress however makes you feel fun and frivolousThis time its a special Pride After Party…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Gay & Lesbian

TEL: 01843 295887
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13
AUG
Margate Pride Takeover
Dreamland

With DJs live acts and Livin Joy singing her club classic Im a Dreamer its the perfect warm up for our Cockles and Muscles Pride After Party in the Roller Disco at night.Margate Pride is a family friendly and inclusive event. Expect…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Gay & Lesbian

TEL: 01843 295887
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20
AUG
Hip Ho Sunset with Grandmaster Flash
Dreamland Margate

Rock N Roll Fame inductee and Hip Hop legend DJ Grandmaster Flash will be taking over the bandstand with his unrivalled DJ skills.Responsible for creating one of the earliest and greatest rap groups of all time he is the perfect person to…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01843 295887
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20
AUG
Hip hop Sunset with DJ Grandmaster Flash
Dreamland Margate

Rock N Roll Fame inductee and Hip Hop legend DJ Grandmaster Flash will be taking over the bandstand with his unrivalled DJ skills.Responsible for creating one of the earliest and greatest rap groups of all time he is the perfect person to…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01843 295887
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27
AUG
Punked Up with Riskee and the Ridicule
Dreamland Margate

Offering catchy melodic hooks and lyrics delivered with wit and veracity the raw energy in their live performances really highlight the talent of this band.If you like a bit of Oi on your night out then get ready to pogo as the…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01843 295887
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03
SEP
Slaves (DJ Set)
Dreamland Margate

Kent punk duo Slaves featuring Laurie Vincent and Isaac Holman took the live circuit by storm with their Mercury Prize nominated debut Are you satisfied.They will be taking to the turntable to play an eclectic mix of their influences and taste so…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01843 295887
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12
OCT
Level 42
Margate Winter Gardens

Level 42 could have called it a day in 2010 following their successful 30th anniversary tour but true to form Mark Kings thumping bass refuses to quit as the legendary British band announce a tour…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
DEC
Jason Donovan
Margate Winter Gardens

Jason Donovan at Margate Winter Gardens in Margate on Sunday 18 December 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Deal Castle

Deal Castle is one of the finest Tudor artillery works in England. It was built as part of a chain of coastal fortresses at great speed between 1539 and 1540, by order of King Henry VIII, who feared an invasion by the Catholic powers of Europe. …

Dickens House Museum

The Charles Dickens Museum in London is the world's most important collection of material relating to the great Victorian novelist and social commentator. The only surviving London home of Dickens from 1837 until 1839 was opened as a Museum in 1925 and is still welcoming visitors from all…

Maritime Museum

The Maritime Museum is housed in the early 19th Century Clock House, a fully restored Grade II listed building and depicts the various aspects of the maritime heritage of East Kent. Start your visit at the Maritime Museum at Ramsgate's unique Royal Harbour and discover a surprising…

AMF Bowling

Bowling at AMF Bowling in Margate, Kent. Contact venue on 0845‐658 1275 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Betteshanger Welfare Bowling Club

Bowling at Betteshanger Welfare Bowling Club in Deal, Kent. Contact venue on 01304372080 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Bugsys

Bowling at Bugsys in Margate, Kent. Contact venue on 01843 228632 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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