Photos: Margate Mods and Meltdown Bank Holiday weekend

Mods and Rockers rolled into Margate Photo Carl Hudson

Margate was taken over by scooters and bikes this bank holiday as the Mods and 60s festival and then the Ace Cafe ride-out took place.

Mod weekender events included live music, DJs and market across the weekend with the scooter run taking place  on Sunday.

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The 12th annual Margate Meltdown took place today (May 27) with riders hitting the road from the Ace Cafe to Margate where trade stands and a stage with live entertainment, including a set from rockin’ DJ Bill Guntrip, were on offer.

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The cafe’s chosen charity  was  The Royal British Legion Riders Branch (RBLRB).


  1. This takes me back more years than I care to remember. Love the scooters, but where are the real bikes, the Triumphs and Nortons?

  2. I payed for a photo from margate meltdown 2019 and I have not got it and you never sent me an email but on my PayPal you have had the money sorry for this but would like the photo it was 7.50 there about

    • Hello, we do not take photo orders so it would not have been us that you ordered from. Was it maybe the Gazette or Thanet Extra?

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