What's on inMargate


Welcome to Margate

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Margate - 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 Margate to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Margate

31
MAR
Mother's Day Afternoon Tea
Ballroom, Dreamland Margate

Treat the most important lady in your life to some vintage splendour this Mothers Day.We will be hosting a delightful vintage afternoon tea on Sunday 31st March in our beautiful restored 1920s Ballroom.Enjoy an array of scones cakes and finger sandwiches with…

Category: Family Events

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05
APR
Corduroy’s, ‘The Return of the Fabric Four’
Ballroom, Dreamland Margate

Corduroyarrived on theAcid Jazzscene in early 1992. Self‐styled as theFabric Four they cut a striking presence with their soundtrack for the beatific generation.Their trilogy ofalbums onAcid Jazz Records Dad Man Cat High Havoc and Out Of Here drew on their unifying love…

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20
APR
Nouvelle-Vague Fifteenth Anniversary Tour
Dreamland Margate

This cult French New Wave band once home to the sultry vocalist Camille are probably one of the coolest cover bands you could ever see. Formed by French producers Marc Collin and Oliver Libaux the band have featured a number of…

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04
MAY
Sunset Session: May The Fourth Be With You
Dreamland Margate

Dreamers ravers and space invaders rejoice Dreamlands Sunset Sessions return to Margate on Star Wars Day.Dreamland Margate has announced the line‐up for its first Sunset Session of the year which will take place on Saturday 4th May otherwise known as Star…

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18
MAY
Annie Mac
Hall By The Sea

Music evangelist champion of new sounds superstar DJ the one and only Annie Mac is coming to DreamlandOne of the worlds most respected DJs and broadcasters Annie Mac will be taking over Hall By The Sea on Saturday 18th May with…

Category: Nightclubs

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18
MAY
Sunset Session: Margate Meltdown
Dreamland Margate

Start your engines for a monumental Meltdown at Dreamland.On Saturday 25th May Dreamland will present its second Sunset Session of the year to coincide with one the great social gatherings in British culture the Margate Meltdown.Every year the Margate Meltdown sees…

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18
MAY
Red Bull Quicksand - 1 Mile Run on Margate Beach,
Margate Beach

Entries for Red Bull Quicksand a uniquely brutal one‐mile race along the beach on one of Englands best‐known seaside towns will launch on 5th February at Redbull.co.uk. Runners and fitness enthusiasts will be able to test their mettle against 750 other competitors…

Category: Sports

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13
JUL
Happy Mondays
Dreamland Margate

Happy Mondays were for sure among not only the best but also influential rock and roll bands that have ever existed. Their influence was substantial from the beginning and is still felt up to date.…

27
JUL
Rudimental DJ Set
Dreamland Margate

One of the UKs biggest dance‐pop acts Rudimental will be lighting up Dreamlands Scenic Stage on Saturday 27th July.With two 1 albums and three 1 singles already under their belts Rudimental have sold more than 20 million singles and two million albums…

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24
AUG
Exploring Margate
Margate Station

This is the final in a series of walks along the Medway and Kent Coast.Margate has been a firm favourite getaway for Londoners for many years and the town has had a revival recently making it a trendy location for artists. In…

Category: Lifestyle

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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

Bugsys

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

Escape

Escape Nightclub in Margate, Kent. Contact venue on telephone number 01843 232025 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Franks

Franks Nightclub in Margate, Kent. Contact venue on telephone number 01843 295905 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Harriets

Harriets Nightclub in Margate, Kent. Contact venue on telephone number 01843 231542 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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