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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

… And That Includes You by Lucy Hudson

Having grown up with Congenital Muscular Dystrophy, Lucy Hudson has always had a vision to support others through the power...
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Emily Midorikawa – female friendships and secret sisterhood

On Thursday 15 October at 7.30pm Margate Bookie will host Samantha Ellis, author of How to be a Heroine, in...
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Some thoughts on Black History Month by Maggie Harris

Black History Month now offers several events and activities across the country, but in the early 2000’s when I was...
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A Bookie chatter with Rosie Wilby

Rosie Wilby is an award-winning comedian who has appeared many times on BBC Radio 4 programmes including Woman’s Hour, Loose...
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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...
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… And That Includes You by Lucy Hudson

Having grown up with Congenital Muscular Dystrophy, Lucy Hudson has always had a vision to support others through the power...
Read More
… And That Includes You by Lucy Hudson

Emily Midorikawa – female friendships and secret sisterhood

On Thursday 15 October at 7.30pm Margate Bookie will host Samantha Ellis, author of How to be a Heroine, in...
Read More
Emily Midorikawa – female friendships and secret sisterhood

Some thoughts on Black History Month by Maggie Harris

Black History Month now offers several events and activities across the country, but in the early 2000’s when I was...
Read More
Some thoughts on Black History Month by Maggie Harris

A Bookie chatter with Rosie Wilby

Rosie Wilby is an award-winning comedian who has appeared many times on BBC Radio 4 programmes including Woman’s Hour, Loose...
Read More
A Bookie chatter with Rosie Wilby

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