Displaced Portraits: Roy Eastland

Churchfield Place Churchfield Pl, Margate

Silverpoint drawings of people in photographs found in Margate. A meditation on the displaced traces of moments in people’s lives.

Exploding Cinema

The Margate School (Woolworths) 33 High St, Margate

DIY short film show : no stars, no funding, no taste.

Arts Emergency Mentor Training

RESORT 50 Athelstan Rd, Margate

In it’s sixth year, Arts Emergency is a support network for marginalised kids who love arts. Come and hear more about becoming a mentor.

ALGORAVE etc

The Margate School (Woolworths) 33 High St, Margate

A night of experimental music and visuals

We The People (of Margate) – The Arcade Social: Coney

The Old Kent Market 8 Fort Hill, Margate

Coney in collaboration with Theatre Royal Margate. Coney are hosting a quiz about Margate, with questions set by residents, and prizes to be won! Plus an evening of interactive games and conversation.

Margate Reimagination Walk: Transit Collective

Meet at Margate Station Margate Station Station Approach, Margate

26 October & 30 November
Join us on a playful interactive exploration of the town as it was and as it could have been.

Margate Reimagined Creative Workshop: Transit Collective

The Shop Front 161 Northdown Rd, Margate

Through a combination of walks, artworks, architecture and poetry, Margate Reimagined is a present day vision of Margate with an alternative past. Bringing together heritage both real and imaginary this project speculates about a town that might have been, or could yet become.Various Locations.

NOW digital: Talks

The Margate School (Woolworths) 33 High St, Margate

Five NOW digital creators will show work and discuss their practice, led by Dr. Dan Strutt

MFF19: Cinesthesia

The Margate School (Woolworths) 33 High St, Margate

A night of glitchy electronic music and found footage

MFF19: The Sea Belongs To Us

The Margate School (Woolworths) 33 High St, Margate

Short films and discussion exploring our relationship to the sea

Song is the Power performance: Dan Scott

Elsewhere 21-22 The Centre, Margate

Following a series of workshops in September for artists interested in working with song and exploring the archetype of the singer-songwriter, this performance is led by Dan Scott.

Bring up the Boat!: Sara Trillo

Margate Beach Margate

Sara Trillo will lead a beach excavation of an alleged ancient boat wreck, with finds displayed at Limbo in November.
Please note that this event is weather dependent and has been postponed until Sunday 3 November - see listing for link to updates

I done a thing: Dan Bass

Fort Hill Shelter Fort Hill, Margate

This artwork on the side of a boarded up shelter offers a nuanced critique towards the arbitrary nature of awarding prizes for cultural achievement.

in the future: Steve McPherson

Pie Factory Margate 5 Broad St, Margate

A solo exhibition of recent works, including assemblage, photography, installation and sculpture using marine plastic found on the beaches of and around Margate.

Margate Reimagination Walk: Transit Collective

Meet at Margate Station Margate Station Station Approach, Margate

26 October & 30 November
Join us on a playful interactive exploration of the town as it was and as it could have been.

Margate Reimagined 3D Workshop: Transit Collective

59 Sweyn Rd 59 Sweyn Rd, Margate

Through a combination of walks, artworks, architecture and poetry, Margate Reimagined is a present day vision of Margate with an alternative past. Bringing together heritage both real and imaginary this project speculates about a town that might have been, or could yet become.Various Locations.

Raree Tales: 1927

What is a Raree Tale we hear you ask?  Well a Raree Tale is like a Fairy Tale but in a box, a rare sort of box, a Raree Box in fact.

Departures: Jessica Jordan-Wrench

Margate Station Margate Station Station Approach

A noisy text installation, based around a purpose built split-fl ap display, exploring the radically unstable concept of now. Made in collaboration with Eoin Furbank.

Queer Writers: The anthology launch

Margate Caves Northdown Rd, Margate

Celebrate the work of ‘Queer Writers Margate’ at the launch of their new anthology with readings of the work.

NOWland presents: Parakeet

Olby's Soul Cafe & Music Rooms 3-5 King St, Margate

In Margate an isolated teenager forms a band and finds her voice with the help of a gang of exotic birds.

Lalochezia 1: Profanity Embroidery Group

Marine Studios 17 Albert Terrace, Margate

Lalochezia is the use of vulgar language to relieve stress. Come along to the Profanity Embroidery Group’s specially sweary Christmas workshop and let rip on the so called “Festive” Season. Additional workshop taking place on 8 December

Music Hall Now Closing Party at Gordon House: Lunatraktors

Gordon House Churchfield Pl, Margate

Cliftonville’s ‘broken folk’ duo rework songs from Margate’s past, discovering the contemporary relevance of Music Hall. Developed through performances for community groups including Darwin Court, Ageless Thanet and Your Time.

Print Works Workshops: Appletye

Marine Studios 17 Albert Terrace, Margate

Two workshops offering the opportunity to get inky making prints with vintage images from the Print Works archive of Isle of Thanet printers. Supported by National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Margate WOW

Pie Factory Margate 5 Broad St, Margate

Relive the excitement of the past 4 months. Margate has been energised, surprised and thrilled by events throughout Margate NOW – call in and offer us your feedback, see some highlights and meet the team and artists.

NOWland presents: billy blond

George and Heart 44 King Street, Margate

FREE, but bookable - get your tickets HERE Start the year right - an intimate gig with billy blond - dreamy, honest, empowering pop from his debut 2019 EP and a soulful glimpse of what 2020 has in store. The event is FREE to all (over 18s only) - join Margate Festival and Dreamland for […]

Different Space: End of Year show by Creative Industries at Broadstairs College

Margate Festival is proud to present the upcoming end of year show from Creative Industries at Broadstairs College, 'Different Space', which will be taking place on the Margate Festival Instagram page from Friday 12 June for seven days. Featuring Art & Design and Creative Media students from Level 2 and Level 3, the exhibition will […]