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ABOUT US

The Margate Bookie is a charity that inspires a love of reading and writing through literary festivals and creative courses. Describing ourselves as ‘the friendly lit fest’ by the sea, we are working to make Margate a bookish town, where words are enjoyed by all.

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The Margate Bookie is a charity that inspires a love of reading and writing through literary festivals and creative courses. Describing ourselves as ‘the friendly lit fest’ by the sea, we are working to make Margate a bookish town, where words are enjoyed by all.

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NEWS

Crime chatter with William Shaw

Ahead of his Bookie Fireside Chat (virtual!) with fellow crime writer Sophia Tobin on Thursday 5 November at 7.30pm, William...
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Take part and watch it grow – the Interactive Map of Margate!

A Different LENS is emotional cartography. We’re working with artists and community to bring the map to life. The map...
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Take part and watch it grow – the Interactive Map of Margate!

Join a celebratory #DistanceDrift led by the artist, Sonia Overall on Sunday 13 September at 10 a.m. Sonia is a...
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Something different – the Interactive Map of Margate launches tomorrow!

A Different LENS is an interactive map, produced by Elspeth Penfold through the artist group Thread and Word. The map...
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A chat with Kent poet Setareh Ebrahimi

The Kent poetry scene is awash with brilliant writers and performers - and Setareh Ebrahimi. She is the author of...
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Crime chatter with William Shaw

Ahead of his Bookie Fireside Chat (virtual!) with fellow crime writer Sophia Tobin on Thursday 5 November at 7.30pm, William...
Read More
Crime chatter with William Shaw

Take part and watch it grow – the Interactive Map of Margate!

A Different LENS is emotional cartography. We’re working with artists and community to bring the map to life. The map...
Read More
Take part and watch it grow – the Interactive Map of Margate!

Take part and watch it grow – the Interactive Map of Margate!

Join a celebratory #DistanceDrift led by the artist, Sonia Overall on Sunday 13 September at 10 a.m. Sonia is a...
Read More
Take part and watch it grow – the Interactive Map of Margate!

Something different – the Interactive Map of Margate launches tomorrow!

A Different LENS is an interactive map, produced by Elspeth Penfold through the artist group Thread and Word. The map...
Read More
Something different – the Interactive Map of Margate launches tomorrow!

A chat with Kent poet Setareh Ebrahimi

The Kent poetry scene is awash with brilliant writers and performers - and Setareh Ebrahimi. She is the author of...
Read More
A chat with Kent poet Setareh Ebrahimi