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Ramsgate Future talk by Nick Dermott

Ramsgate Future – Building on Ramsgate’s Unique Character. Talk by Nick Dermott Heritage Development Advisor to Thanet District Council “Seaside towns that have seen the most success in shaking off their negative image are those that have identified their own special character and unique selling points.” Statement from the House of Lords Select Committee The Future of Seaside Towns Wednesday November 20th at 7:30pm Royal Temple Yacht Club 6 Westcliff Mansions, Ramsgate, CT11 9HY £2 voluntary donation is requested from non-members of the Society. For disabled access please telephone RTYC 01843 591766 in advance.

October 31st, 2019|Categories: Event|

Halloween in Ramsgate 2019

This year, Ramsgate independent businesses are putting on quite a few events for your delight, spanning over a number of days, spreading the fear of ghosts, witches and all things spooky! Starting with Halloween in Ramsgate Trick or Treat Trail on Friday, 25th October from 1 till 4pm, the town will come ‘alive’ with skeletons, bats and ghosts along the trail.  There are only 300 free tickets available for this event so head over to Eventbrite to bag your place!  Arts in Ramsgate are also offering pumpkin carving classes during the afternoon (small charge applies so go to their [...]

October 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog, 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|