Favourite Place: Tom Thumb Theatre & The Riz

ELLIE BROWNING, CONEY “The Tom Thumb Theatre for its gorgeous atmosphere, and it’s reasonably priced high-quality arts programme. Also The Riz Restaurant, the first time I visited Margate many years ago they fed me very late on a weekday and I’ll be forever grateful (and the food was delicious too!).” TOM THUMB THEATRE THE RIZ

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Favourite Place: Arlington House

JON SPENCER, TRANSIT COLLECTIVE “Arlington House is the imposing brutalist tower block which greets you whether you arrive in Margate by rail or by road. It is a monument to the Utopianism of the 1960s, built in shining white with every one of the 142 flats looking over Margate Sands and featuring all mod cons. […]

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Favourite Place: Thanet Press Building

DAWN COLE: APPLETYE “Our favourite place in Margate is anywhere that tells a story, that has links with Margate’s heritage, but that it’s history and story may not be immediately apparent, for example Thanet Press building, Union Crescent.” APPLETYE THANET PRESS

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Favourite Place: Westbrook

CONNOR SANSBY “There’s a spot on the walk along the coast by Westbrook. You can just sit there, and everything in your peripheral vision is sea. It’s the most peaceful spot ever.” Discover Poetry micro-Residencies during Margate NOW WESTBROOK BAY

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Favourite Place: The Coast & RESORT studios

CHARLIE EVARISTO BOYCE & JORDAN GRAY Charlie: “I have lived in Thanet my whole life, I am fond of many places in this small district. I always encourage newcomers and tourists to visit the places in-between the obvious tourist destinations and explore the fantastic coast line by bike and visit places like Dumpton Gap, Palm […]

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Favourite Place: The Steps

ASH MUKHERJEE “The steps next to the Turner leading into the sea. A few minutes on those steps at dawn or dusk when the tide is in and the light is always wonderful is one of the most therapeutic things available for free right in the heart of Margate.” Join Ash Mukherjee at workshops in […]

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