Friday

THE MARGATE BOOKIE – INSPIRATION SPECIAL

Save pounds and gain inspiration with our super ticket deal. A ticket for the Bookie Slam, Vanguard Readings and Happiness,…

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DRAMA WORKSHOP WITH ANNIE SUTTON

Neutral Mask Workshop with Annie Sutton SOLD OUT SOLD OUT Annie Sutton trained with Desmond Jones in Mime and Physical…

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LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE PHOTO EXHIBITION

We invite you to come to the Turner Contemporary between 22-24 Nov to learn what young people experience as their…

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THE LISTENING POST

THE LISTENING POST AT THE BOOK BUOY Experience the joy of stories. And add your own tale to the Listening…

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FLOTSAM

Alarms and Excursions present Flotsam Telling the story of Margate’s flotsam, washed up at the Turner Contemporary – the migrants,…

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STORIES FROM THE WASTE LAND

STORIES FROM THE WASTE LAND Join Elspeth (Billie ) Penfold with members of walking with The Waste Land at the…

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SEBASTIAN BACZKIEWICZ SHARES ALL

SEBASTIAN BACZKIEWICZ SHARES ALL Hear Radio 4’s first ‘Writer in Residence’ talk about life as a film, theatre & radio…

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THE ISLAND OF WRITERS – FIVE LOCAL WRITERS

Come listen to an eclectic and engaging set of local writers read from their latest works. The Isle of Thanet…

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CRIME WAVES

Best-selling crime authors Lisa Jewell, Tammy Cohen and Amanda Jennings share the secrets of twisty noir and psychological thrillers. Best-selling…

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MARGATE MOVIES – AND VISIT THE MARGATE SCHOOL

FREE SCREENING OF TWO SHORT MOVIES WITH A MARGATE RESONANCE Ofrendas – Walking With Shrines by Thread and Word/Elspeth PenfoldNine…

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BOOKIE SLAM – INUA ELLAMS, HENRY MADD, NINA TELEGINA AND 10 OTHERS!

THE BOOKIE SLAM Kent's biggest night of poetry returns with a packed line-up of top-shelf talent, including our headliner, the…

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Saturday

THE MARGATE BOOKIE – SATURDAY TICKET

Saturday special ticket - lots of events for only £20! Go on, treat yourself to a super soaraway Saturday Ticket…

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A SENSE OF PLACE WITH TRAVIS ELBOROUGH AND MEL McGRATH

The narrative of place is so bound up with British identity - but what does it actually mean? Come and…

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PUBLICATION MASTERCLASS WITH SCOTT PACK

In How to Perfect Your Submission, veteran publisher Scott Pack offers sensible, practical advice on how to pitch your book.…

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VANGUARD READINGS – NICCI CLOKE, LESLEY KARA, SJ WATSON, RENÉE KNIGHT

Vanguard Readings is a series of short readings by new writers and established authors. Here are six big names for…

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RICHARD SKINNER – WRITING A NOVEL WORKSHOP

An amazing workshop by the UK's best creative writing teacher. Just 20 tickets. You know what, I'm just going to…

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POSTCARDS FROM THE PAST WITH TOM JACKSON – LIVE PODCAST RECORDING

Tom Jackson chats to Seaside Photographed curator Karen Shepherdson & top editor Scott Pack about their postcard picks. Tom Jackson…

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A LOVE OF TWO HALVES – PJ WHITELEY GIVES READINGS FROM HIS NEW NOVEL, PLUS CHAT AND A FEW SONGS

PJ Whiteley talks about A Love of Two Halves, a romantic comedy with strong social themes. He'll be joined by…

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LOUIS DE BERNIÈRES: THE SONGS

You know him as the multi-million selling author of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin... ... but tonight Louis de Bernières returns to…

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Sunday

THE MARGATE BOOKIE – SUNDAY SAVER

Save £s with our Sunday special! All of this for £24!Sunday Ticket - valid for all Margate Bookie events on…

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GRAPHIC DISCOVERY WITH MEIRION JONES

Meirion Jones is executive coach and trainer - and graphic novelist, and will lead you to create your own graphic…

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ANNA KLEVE BY ALISON WEIR

Alison Weir is the top-selling female historian in the United Kingdom, selling over 2.7 million books worldwide. Alison Weir has…

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ROPEMAKING AND STORY TELLING

Artist, weaver & walker Elspeth (Billie) Penfold will guide you as you meditatively knot whilst listening to stories. Eight places…

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HAPPINESS, CREATIVITY AND WELL-BEING WITH VANESSA KING AND ELISE VALMORBIDA

Applying the science of happiness to creative writing, two experts explore how mindfulness can enhance your storytelling powers Elise Valmorbida,…

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MARK BILLINGHAM

A body is found on Margate Sands... Join Mark Billingham as he reads from his latest crime blockbuster Their Little…

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MARGATE MOVIES – SESSION TWO

Watch two films with a strong Margate resonance. Ofrendas – Walking With Shrines by Thread and Word/Elspeth PenfoldNine artists create…

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LIFE DRAWING WITH SELF MADE HERO AND DR SKETCHY

Montmartre comes to Margate! Join us for an intoxicating hour of burlesque, ballet and banana dancing. SelfMadeHero and Dr Sketchy’s…

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