This year’s festival launches with Artgate, a day of workshops, activities and performances; the culmination of an exciting 18 month primary school and gallery project ‘Art Inspiring Change’. Come and see how these future leaders and changemakers think the future should look.
The day will unveil artwork around the town. Don’t miss this extraordinary community experience, show your support for the Young Art Leaders from Margate and be inspired.
At each site you’ll discover singing, music and art and craft workshops.
Outside Margate Job Centre … The Bloop!
11 – 11.30am, Holy Trinity & St Johns school choir will be singing
11am – 3pm, Mask making creative activity (Just drop in!)
11am – 3pm, See The Bloop!
12 noon, 1pm and 2pm, The Rock Choir will be singing
11 – 3pm, Craft sessions by Workers Educational Association (Drop in!)
Address: Mill Lane, Margate
On Palm Bay Green, overlooking the sea… Awepiculous 2017!
11 – 11.30am, Palm Bay school choir will be singing
11am – 3pm, Gem window making activity (Just drop in!)
11am – 3pm, See Awepiculous 2017!
12 noon, 1pm and 2pm, Cliftonville Community Choir will be singing
11am – 3pm, Photography workshops by Workers Educational Association (Drop in!)
Address: Palm Bay Avenue
In Tivoli Woods… The Walking Rollercoaster!
11 – 11.30am, Salmestone school choir will be singing
11am – 3pm, Bird making activity (Just drop in!)
11am – 3pm, Enjoy The Walking Rollercoaster!
12 noon, 1pm and 2pm, Thanet Sound Cloud will be performing
11am – 3pm, Film making workshops by Workers Educational Association (Drop in!)
11am – 3pm, Bug box making activity by Broadstairs SHED (Just drop in!)
11am – 3pm, Wooden spoon and bowl making demonstrations
Address: Hartsdown Road, the entrance is opposite the Margate Tennis Club
At Windmill Community Gardens… The TimeZone Tent!
11 – 11.30am, Hartsdown school choir
11am – 3pm, Marbling workshops (Just drop in!)
11am – 3pm, Explore The TimeZone Tent!
11am – 3pm, Singing workshops by Workers Educational Association
11am – 3pm, Clock making workshops by Ramsgate Festival (Just drop in!)
11am – 3pm, Seed planting and tours of the gardens by Windmill Allotments
Address: Dane Valley Road, look for the marquee outside the entrance to The Windmill Allotments
At 3pm, Pied Piper drummers and flutists will round up the crowd at each location and lead everyone in a carnival procession, artworks in hand, to Turner Contemporary for the final celebrations.
At 3.45, at Turner Contemporary, The Big Sing will be singing, and there will be refreshments and biscuits for all!
Everything will finish by 4.30pm.