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Guided Kingfisher Walks

Enjoy an Autumn & Winter Nature Walk with wildlife filmmaker Keith Ross @ramsgatebirds. Choose from a short Kingfisher walk around Ramsgate Harbour to a full day birdwatching walk from Ramsgate Harbour to Pegwell Bay Nature Reserve. Kingfisher Harbour walk ( 1-2 hours) - £10 per person (Max 4 - Min 2 people. Solo tour £20). No charge if you don't see a Kingfisher. Ramsgate Harbour to Pegwell Bay (Full Day) - £30 per person (Max 4 - Min 1 people). Bring suitable clothing & a packed lunch. To book contact with your preferred date and time. Bring binoculars if possible. Twitter: [...]

September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Event|

Ramsgate to host Kitesurfing Championship Finals

British Kitesports Association are delighted to be returning to Ramsgate to host the Championship Finals on the Main Sands this August Bank Holiday.  The 2 day event will see over 50 entrants compete in various categories and wind permitting, showing us their best freestyle techniques!  There will also be trade stands and sea activity and safety stalls plus a pro kitesurfer compere talking us through the activities out at sea!  If you are a BKSA member, you can sign up to compete here. You can also try a free taster session on the beach throughout the Saturday and Sunday - [...]

August 9th, 2019|Categories: Event|

Contra Pop festival 2019

The fourth year of this alternative pop festival held on Ramsgate Main Sands on 17th and 18th August. Entry is free (although donations are very welcome!) and tickets are available here. Space is limited so book your tickets now! For more info, go to

August 9th, 2019|Categories: Event|


Explore the creative & historic landscape of Ramsgate through music, film, art, poetry & performance. 20-28 July 2019 This year’s theme for the Ramsgate Festival Of Sound is “It’s A Matter Of Time.” One week, 40 artists, dozens of events. From live music, film screenings, director Q&As, creative workshops and curated talks to immersive & captivating sound installations. Further announcements will be made in the next few weeks so be sure to follow them @ramsgatefest Kickstarter link; Programme download; Hard copies of programme available at Visitor Info Centre and various venues around town.

July 8th, 2019|Categories: Event|

Ramsgate International Film & TV Festival 2019

Ramsgate International Film & TV Festival is embarking on it's 3rd journey on 13th June for four days of immersion into the big and small screen! Join them for an opportunity to watch feature films, extraordinary documentaries, short films, music videos and loads more including some fantastic talks in various venues around town all of which appear in their fab programme of events. You can pick up a programme at the Visitor Information Centre in Harbour Parade Ramsgate and various venues in town. You can download a schedule here: SCHEDULE - Ramsgate International Film & TV Festival. Visit the website [...]

June 13th, 2019|Categories: Event|

Vincent in Ramsgate

Ramsgate is getting Van Gogh ready for the summer season!   A group of artists, enthusiasts and volunteers are working towards a series of events and projects to commemorate Vincent van Gogh’s happy summer in Ramsgate back in 1876 where he taught at a boy’s school in Spencer Square. Working with Ramsgate Society, Ramsgate Town Team, Friends of Spencer Square and Arts in Ramsgate Hub and a host of other Ramsgate lovelies, we are kicking off the Vincent in Ramsgate season with a special unveiling of Anthony Padgett’s bust of Vincent van Gogh on 15th June at Spencer Square.  Renowned sculptor, [...]

June 8th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Event|