Ramsgate is buzzing at the moment! The beaches are being enjoyed in a safe way, restaurants and cafes are making the most of the wonderful weather and their outdoor space and people are heading to Ramsgate when they would normally be holidaying abroad! If you are here in August, don’t forget that 100 of our [...]
It is certainly a strange and unnerving time we all find ourselves in; not just in the UK but across the world as we struggle to come to terms with dealing with an invisible threat to our way of life. I hope that everyone is coping as best they can and finding ways to keep [...]
We are very excited to announce that Ramsgate International Film & TV Festival will go ahead this year running from 11th June until 14th, it is going to be a four-day feast for your eyes, packed with short and feature length premieres! With hundreds of film submissions for this year’s fourth festival, they could not [...]
Keep an eye out for one of our Ramsgate residents appearing in a short film on BBC Winterwatch starting on Tues 28th - 31st Jan 2020. Wildlife cameraman Richard Taylor-Jones was back filming in Ramsgate in December for his short wildlife film about looking at nature. Drone shots were also filmed in Courtstairs Park.
Ramsgate will welcome in the new decade with a 15 minute fireworks display from Main Sands at the stroke of midnight. For safety reasons, we can no longer fire from the harbour so are trialing the main sands this year. Please note that the lower promenade (between Wetherspoon and Ramsgate Tunnels) will be closed for [...]
If your looking to find the best Live Music in Ramsgate & Thanet check out The Thanet Gig Guide and our Music Venue Map.
A Ramsgate Parakeet family will feature on BBC Springwatch this year. A special nest box camera has been filming for the past month in the attic of the Chilton Tavern. The two part film will follow the nesting birds rearing a pair of chicks from just a few days old through to the fledging of [...]
Wildlife filmmaker Richard Taylor-Jones has been filming the huge influx of Cormorants we have seen this Winter off the Ramsgate coast. Richard described it as a "British wildlife spectacle" and "something he has never seen in 20 years of filming wildlife". Over one thousand birds can be seen flying in and out off Pegwell Bay [...]
The Ramsgate Kingfishers are set to feature on BBC Winterwatch this year. These birds are very territorial and some of the footage shown will be of 2 Kingfishers fighting in the Harbour filmed by local wildlife filmmaker Keith Ross (@ramsgatebirds). BBC Springwatch cameraman Richard Taylor-Jones joined Keith and spent days filming the birds to see [...]
At the end of Feburary the BBC One Show was in Ramsgate to film a short piece on the Ramsgate Kingfisher pair that live in the harbour over the Winter months. Wildlife cameraman Richard Taylor-Jones had done a film for BBC Springwatch 2 years ago on a Winter Walk from Deal to Ramsgate and the highlight [...]