Expressions of Love

Ruskin (side window) 39-41 High St, Margate

|   Expressions of Love by Jas Dhillon   |    A display of screen printed dupattas in Punjabi, as a love story to those that left their lands in pursuit of safety, security, prosperity & adventure, & to those that had to let them go. Born from a desire to preserve the poetic blessings from her …

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Everydayracism

We will be sharing excerpts of everyday racism stories, that will be displayed on shop windows all around Margate. You will also be able to take a free post card from the stores. Find posters in shops around Margate, including: Ralph’s The Margate Bookshop The Kitchen Scissortail Coffee Madam Popoff Breuer and Dawson Handsome Freaks …

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clouds have two faces

Little Swift 7-8 Marine Drive, Margate

|   clouds have two faces by Alexandra Walton   |    ‘clouds have two faces’ is an exhibition of poetry interventions at Little Swift‬. Quoting poets, writers and speakers from across the globe. Bringing words together in a time we can’t come together ourselves. Each representing a member of the LGBTQ+ community, they speak on love, …

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Kaigan no Kaze… drumming up the sea winds

Cliftonville Community Centre 23 St Paul's Road, Cliftonville

Come drum up the coastal winds with Kensei Taiko and learn the basics of Japanese drumming!   Taiko is a full body, holistic experience...it's soul enriching, physically exhilarating and an ancient art form! Come feel the deep vibrant pulse. Learn the basics of Japanese drumming, bring out the spirit of the drums and awaken dragons. …

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Shirt Notice

Little Swift 7-8 Marine Drive, Margate

Shirt Notice is a project put together to engage with local artists and the community, to raise funds and awareness in support of People Dem Collective.   Taking inspiration from recent global protests against racism, we have 20 artists local to Margate, exhibiting an 'upcycled' T-shirt into wearable (or not) artwork.   The exhibition will …

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Boxing Series

CRATE Studio and Project Space Bilton Square, Margate

UNFORTUNATELY DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED    |  Boxing series by Freya Tewelde   |    Outdoor Screening at CRATE Studios and Project Space   A figure in a morph-suit and wearing boxing gear, boxing an invisible–self or other as we all being hurt by this invisible force especially 2020…and how …

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Work. Workers. Working.

Fort Hill Shelter Fort Hill, Margate

|   Work. Workers. Working. by Joana Nastari & Jess Edwards   |    A verbatim audio installation by writer & activist Joana Nastari, directed by Jess Edwards. Everyone has been affected by lockdown – we explore the specific experiences of sex workers. How have they adapted? How has their industry changed, how, like all of us, …

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Nowadays

Pie Factory Margate 5 Broad St, Margate

|   Nowadays by Canterbury School of Visual Arts and Creative Industries at Broadstairs College   |    Margate NOW 2020 are excited to host a visual arts exhibition of students from Canterbury School of Visual Arts at Canterbury College and students from Creative Industries at Broadstairs College. They have responded to the theme Margate NOW – Margate as …

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Colour Blind

RESORT 50 Athelstan Rd, Margate

|   Colour Blind by Leondre Ansah   |    Colour Blind is an exhibition at Resort Studios. An exploration of the questions ‘If you don’t see the colour of my skin, how can you see me?’ If you don’t see a person’s colour then how do you see the struggles that black and brown people have …

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Boxing Series

CRATE Studio and Project Space Bilton Square, Margate

UNFORTUNATELY DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED    |  Boxing series by Freya Tewelde   |    Outdoor Screening at CRATE Studios and Project Space   A figure in a morph-suit and wearing boxing gear, boxing an invisible–self or other as we all being hurt by this invisible force especially 2020…and how …

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THEO IS THEO IS THEO

Werkhaus 30 High St, Margate

|   THEO IS THEO IS THEO by Cynthia Lawrence-John   |    Installation in the window of Werkhaus Margate and Instagram project @cynthialawrencejohn   Summer 2017. I remember it only too well...Wincing in pain at the bite marks which littered my arms, chest, in fact every part of my upper body. The bite marks being an expression …

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Nowadays

Pie Factory Margate 5 Broad St, Margate

|   Nowadays by Canterbury School of Visual Arts and Creative Industries at Broadstairs College   |    Margate NOW 2020 are excited to host a visual arts exhibition of students from Canterbury School of Visual Arts at Canterbury College and students from Creative Industries at Broadstairs College. They have responded to the theme Margate NOW – Margate as …

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Colour Blind

RESORT 50 Athelstan Rd, Margate

|   Colour Blind by Leondre Ansah   |    Colour Blind is an exhibition at Resort Studios. An exploration of the questions ‘If you don’t see the colour of my skin, how can you see me?’ If you don’t see a person’s colour then how do you see the struggles that black and brown people have …

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Canvas 4 Equality

Margate Arts Club 276 Northdown Rd, Margate

Canvas 4 Equality have curated a display in the windows of Margate Arts Club. This project has been supported by POW! Thanet as part of Margate NOW 2020.

The death of George Floyd & Mandalorian Revisited 2020

CRATE Studio and Project Space Bilton Square, Margate

|   The death of George Floyd by Sebastian September & Mandalorian Revisited 2020 by Asa Chandler   |    Outdoor Screening at CRATE Studios and Project Space    “Three words ‘BLM’ I wanted to help support black & brown people because I felt bad for George the way he died a slow painful death was not …

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The Margate Kebab Map Private View

Northdown Studios Cliftonville Ave, Margate

Join us for a first look at The Margate Kebab Map, a playable, documentary game highlighting various kebab restaurants in Margate. |   The Margate Kebab Map by Anna Skutley & Umut Gunduz   |    The Margate Kebab Map is a multi-media documentary project highlighting a group of restaurants often overlooked or excluded by cultural profiles …

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The Margate Kebab Map

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|   The Margate Kebab Map by Anna Skutley & Umut Gunduz   |    The Margate Kebab Map is a multi-media documentary project highlighting a group of restaurants often overlooked or excluded by cultural profiles of Margate. While they are seldom reviewed by local magazines, such restaurants are long standing staples of the food industry. We …

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Nowadays

Pie Factory Margate 5 Broad St, Margate

|   Nowadays by Canterbury School of Visual Arts and Creative Industries at Broadstairs College   |    Margate NOW 2020 are excited to host a visual arts exhibition of students from Canterbury School of Visual Arts at Canterbury College and students from Creative Industries at Broadstairs College. They have responded to the theme Margate NOW – Margate as …

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Lost for Territory

CRATE Studio and Project Space Bilton Square, Margate

|   Lost for Territory by Freya Tewelde   |    Screening at CRATE Studios and Project Space   Lost for Territory is a looping video installation with sound (hymns) which explores a 48 seconds vision in the future. It is a reflective study on present–day territories which navigate and equally roll through our everyday diasporic experiences. Partly …

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Boxing Series II

CRATE Studio and Project Space Bilton Square, Margate

|  Boxing Series II by Freya Tewelde   |    Screening at CRATE Studios and Project Space   A figure in a morph-suit and wearing boxing gear, boxing an invisible–self or other as we all being hurt by this invisible force especially 2020…and how the narrative falls short of clarity but lands more interesting on distortion. …

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Hear, There and Everywhere

Online

|   Live experimental sound and art workshop for kids & families led by Megan Metcalf!   |    You are invited to attend this fabulous live experimental sound and art event led by Margate artist Megan Metcalf in collaboration with sound experts Jo Miller of Solasta Sounds and Margate Social Singing Choir, led by Hughie Gavin. …

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Nowadays

Pie Factory Margate 5 Broad St, Margate

|   Nowadays by Canterbury School of Visual Arts and Creative Industries at Broadstairs College   |    Margate NOW 2020 are excited to host a visual arts exhibition of students from Canterbury School of Visual Arts at Canterbury College and students from Creative Industries at Broadstairs College. They have responded to the theme Margate NOW – Margate as …

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Lost for Territory

CRATE Studio and Project Space Bilton Square, Margate

|   Lost for Territory by Freya Tewelde   |    Screening at CRATE Studios and Project Space   Lost for Territory is a looping video installation with sound (hymns) which explores a 48 seconds vision in the future. It is a reflective study on present–day territories which navigate and equally roll through our everyday diasporic experiences. Partly …

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Boxing Series II

CRATE Studio and Project Space Bilton Square, Margate

|  Boxing Series II by Freya Tewelde   |    Screening at CRATE Studios and Project Space   A figure in a morph-suit and wearing boxing gear, boxing an invisible–self or other as we all being hurt by this invisible force especially 2020…and how the narrative falls short of clarity but lands more interesting on distortion. …

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Colour Blind

RESORT 50 Athelstan Rd, Margate

|   Colour Blind by Leondre Ansah   |    Colour Blind is an exhibition at Resort Studios. An exploration of the questions ‘If you don’t see the colour of my skin, how can you see me?’ If you don’t see a person’s colour then how do you see the struggles that black and brown people have …

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Nowadays

Pie Factory Margate 5 Broad St, Margate

|   Nowadays by Canterbury School of Visual Arts and Creative Industries at Broadstairs College   |    Margate NOW 2020 are excited to host a visual arts exhibition of students from Canterbury School of Visual Arts at Canterbury College and students from Creative Industries at Broadstairs College. They have responded to the theme Margate NOW – Margate as …

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Colour Blind

RESORT 50 Athelstan Rd, Margate

|   Colour Blind by Leondre Ansah   |    Colour Blind is an exhibition at Resort Studios. An exploration of the questions ‘If you don’t see the colour of my skin, how can you see me?’ If you don’t see a person’s colour then how do you see the struggles that black and brown people have …

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Hip-Hop Something

Cliffs 172 Northdown Road, Margate

|  Hip-Hop Something by Lee Saffery   |    Hip-Hop Something is an audio & visual space created in order to highlight the essential impact that the music genre has had on race issues. “Hip-Hop Something started with my love for the music genre. In a town where Hip-Hop is so underrepresented I wanted to make …

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Hear, There and Everywhere

Online

|   Live experimental sound and art workshop led by Megan Metcalf!   |    You are invited to attend this fabulous live experimental sound and art event led by Margate artist Megan Metcalf in collaboration with sound experts Jo Miller of Solasta Sounds and Margate Social Singing Choir, led by Hughie Gavin. The sound and art …

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Wind-Breaker Mural

Margate Beach Margate

|  Wind-Breaker Mural by Rory Strudwick   |    The Wind-Breaker Mural is a giant windbreaker with an abstract representation of Margate’s growth as a town across the past 10 years. With this painted onto one side of the piece and facing the town, I will set it up to create various windless patches for people …

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Nowadays

Pie Factory Margate 5 Broad St, Margate

|   Nowadays by Canterbury School of Visual Arts and Creative Industries at Broadstairs College   |    Margate NOW 2020 are excited to host a visual arts exhibition of students from Canterbury School of Visual Arts at Canterbury College and students from Creative Industries at Broadstairs College. They have responded to the theme Margate NOW – Margate as …

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Boxing Series II

Pie Factory Margate 5 Broad St, Margate

|  Boxing Series II by Freya Tewelde   |    Screening at Pie Factory Margate A figure in a morph-suit and wearing boxing gear, boxing an invisible–self or other as we all being hurt by this invisible force especially 2020…and how the narrative falls short of clarity but lands more interesting on distortion. The blue background …

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Lost for Territory

Pie Factory Margate 5 Broad St, Margate

|   Lost for Territory by Freya Tewelde   |    Screening at Pie Factory Margate   Lost for Territory is a looping video installation with sound (hymns) which explores a 48 seconds vision in the future. It is a reflective study on present–day territories which navigate and equally roll through our everyday diasporic experiences. Partly reaching out …

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Wind-Breaker Mural

Margate Beach Margate

|  Wind-Breaker Mural by Rory Strudwick   |    The Wind-Breaker Mural is a giant windbreaker with an abstract representation of Margate’s growth as a town across the past 10 years. With this painted onto one side of the piece and facing the town, I will set it up to create various windless patches for people …

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Nowadays

Pie Factory Margate 5 Broad St, Margate

|   Nowadays by Canterbury School of Visual Arts and Creative Industries at Broadstairs College   |    Margate NOW 2020 are excited to host a visual arts exhibition of students from Canterbury School of Visual Arts at Canterbury College and students from Creative Industries at Broadstairs College. They have responded to the theme Margate NOW – Margate as …

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Boxing Series II

Pie Factory Margate 5 Broad St, Margate

|  Boxing Series II by Freya Tewelde   |    Screening at Pie Factory Margate A figure in a morph-suit and wearing boxing gear, boxing an invisible–self or other as we all being hurt by this invisible force especially 2020…and how the narrative falls short of clarity but lands more interesting on distortion. The blue background …

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Lost for Territory

Pie Factory Margate 5 Broad St, Margate

|   Lost for Territory by Freya Tewelde   |    Screening at Pie Factory Margate   Lost for Territory is a looping video installation with sound (hymns) which explores a 48 seconds vision in the future. It is a reflective study on present–day territories which navigate and equally roll through our everyday diasporic experiences. Partly reaching out …

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Colour Blind

RESORT 50 Athelstan Rd, Margate

|   Colour Blind by Leondre Ansah   |    Colour Blind is an exhibition at Resort Studios. An exploration of the questions ‘If you don’t see the colour of my skin, how can you see me?’ If you don’t see a person’s colour then how do you see the struggles that black and brown people have …

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Tunnel Vision

RESORT 50 Athelstan Rd, Margate

|   Tunnel Vision by Sprankenstein   |    Tunnel Vision installation by Sprankenstein, artist, animator, explores the hidden history of subterranean London, and speculates on the city’s future. Through a series of meetings and discussions, the artist took inspiration from the work carried out by engineers from Mott MacDonald, Buro Happold, and research carried out at …

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Participate (the diversity fayre)

St George's Lawn Third Ave, Margate

|   Participate (the diversity fayre) by Geoffrey Chambers   |    Participate is an immersive art event, very much like a school sports day or village Fair typical in Thanet. Join in, fill out ‘the check your privilege’ questionnaire and enter your bubble. Participate. To take part in Participate: The Diversity Fayre, you must be available …

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Don’t Stand So Close To Me

Margate Seafront

|   A skate-dance performance by Bob Chicalors & Tanya Loretta Dee   |    An elusive, non-immersive skate dance improvisation along Margate seafront at some between 5 - 6pm on Saturday 10th October. There will be no audience as such, but perhaps you'll catch a fleeting glance of Bob and Tanya performing a carnivalesque teacher-student routine …

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C4E Presents: Make Noise For Equality

Elsewhere 21-22 The Centre, Margate

Make Noise For Equality: a panel discussion of race, identity and the world with the C4E collective, including a series of performances. Canvas 4 Equality presents to you: Make Noise For Equality, a two day event featuring a panel discussion amongst the Canvas 4 Equality collective supported by an interlude of musical and poetry performances on …

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An Ode to Our Town

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|   An Ode to Our Town by Brigitte Aphrodite   |    An ode; a love poem, a spoken-word vignette to Margate’s sights to see, cultural places, sung and unsung heroes – a beautiful fun tapestry adding to the rich history of works about Thanet! Favourite hidden haunts, surprising meet up places, characters, cafes, independent shops. …

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Wind-Breaker Mural

Margate Beach Margate

|  Wind-Breaker Mural by Rory Strudwick   |    The Wind-Breaker Mural is a giant windbreaker with an abstract representation of Margate’s growth as a town across the past 10 years. With this painted onto one side of the piece and facing the town, I will set it up to create various windless patches for people …

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Nowadays

Pie Factory Margate 5 Broad St, Margate

|   Nowadays by Canterbury School of Visual Arts and Creative Industries at Broadstairs College   |    Margate NOW 2020 are excited to host a visual arts exhibition of students from Canterbury School of Visual Arts at Canterbury College and students from Creative Industries at Broadstairs College. They have responded to the theme Margate NOW – Margate as …

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Colour Blind

RESORT 50 Athelstan Rd, Margate

|   Colour Blind by Leondre Ansah   |    Colour Blind is an exhibition at Resort Studios. An exploration of the questions ‘If you don’t see the colour of my skin, how can you see me?’ If you don’t see a person’s colour then how do you see the struggles that black and brown people have …

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Tunnel Vision

RESORT 50 Athelstan Rd, Margate

|   Tunnel Vision by Sprankenstein   |    Tunnel Vision installation by Sprankenstein, artist, animator, explores the hidden history of subterranean London, and speculates on the city’s future. Through a series of meetings and discussions, the artist took inspiration from the work carried out by engineers from Mott MacDonald, Buro Happold, and research carried out at …

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C4E Presents: Make Noise For Equality

Elsewhere 21-22 The Centre, Margate

Make Noise For Equality: a panel discussion of race, identity and the world with the C4E collective, including a series of performances. Canvas 4 Equality presents to you: Make Noise For Equality, a two day event featuring a panel discussion amongst the Canvas 4 Equality collective supported by an interlude of musical and poetry performances on …

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Free Speech Equaliser 9000: Live Stream

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|  Free Speech Equaliser 9000 by Crab Museum   |    What is the Free Speech Equaliser 9000? When exercising your freedom of speech, do you find that other people’s voices overpower your own? Or perhaps your voice drowns out other people’s? Enter the Free Speech Equaliser 9000, the world’s first communication enhancement system. Using the …

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