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RAMSGATE LIGHTHOUSE CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL LIGHTHOUSE HERITAGE WEEKEND Saturday 19 August 2017 at 11am. Sailors Church, Military Road, Ramsgate There will be a short talk (approx 30 mins) by veteran lighthouse expert, avid lighthouse memorabilia collector and Ramsgate resident Ted Borley about the 'two' Ramsgate lighthouses. There will be ample opportunity after the talk to make your way along the West Pier to see the lighthouse and its unique inscription.
The St. Laurence Annual Fair will be held on Saturday 12th August from 2.00 - 5.00 pm with a Flower Festival in the Church, Hand-bell ringers, Tower Tours, Church and Churchyard Tours. In the Rectory Car Park and garden next to the Church there will be Traditional Stalls and Games, Cream Teas and much more...
Fri 18th, Sat 19th & Sun 20th August. 1-4pm on all days. We are going Football Crazy at the Micro Museum during this long weekend. Visitors will find lots of football games to challenge their playing skills on our classic consoles. Kids (aged 14 years and younger) come along dressed in your favourite team's kit - BUT NOT THE BOOTS PLEASE for £1 off the usual entry price. Standard admission price for everyone else includes all the usual fun to be had in the Museum alongside the extra football games. Advance booking not necessary.
St Laurence churchyard tour starts at 10am Sat 5th Aug 2017. Join a fascinating tour of the historic churchyard, resting place of royalty and many famous people. Combine history with nature and spot wild flowers. Tour free - Donations welcome St. Laurence Church, High Street, St Lawrence, Ramsgate CT11 0QT Tel: 01843 592478
This year's Ramsgate Festival takes place from Sat 22nd - Sun 30th July 2017, alongside the historic Ramsgate Week regatta. The organisers say: ‘Think big. unleash your creative potential, play and have fun, everyone can be part of this, prepare to be surprised and delighted by Dream Marine in 2017’ Starting with opera on the beach (Handel’s Semele from Garsington Opera) and finishing with Fire Finale, the packed programme includes: Littoral Light, a beautiful illuminated twilight art installation on a remote stretch of beach involving 40 artists; the Ramsgate Slide, a giant waterslide inspired by internationally famous artist Luke Jerram; [...]
Sea Themed Games Event over 2 weekends. Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 July & Friday 28, Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 July. 1-4pm on all days. During Ramsgate Week and Festival, we will be joining the celebration of the town's maritime location by having two weekends of sea-based themed games. Come and have a jolly time (even if your name isn't Rodger) playing with fishy friends, try sea fishing or go adventuring with Pirates - all on the classic games consoles. No extra charge for admission during the events - you can enjoy all that the Museum has to offer [...]