Things to see and do in Thanet, January 14-15

Work by Zara Carpenter in the Transmutation exhibition

Wild Weekend at Botany Bay

January 14, 10am, meet at the grass between The Ridings and Marine Drive

Event by Bird Wise East Kent

Join the Bird Wise team for a  Wild Weekend at Botany Bay to find out more about the coast and its amazing features and wildlife.

Greg and Jasmine will be on hand to answer  questions about the coastal wildlife and will also be joined by resident geologist Richard Hubbard on a guided walk at 10.30am.

Tickets at


Palace Cinema Broadstairs

Olivia Colman, Micheal Ward, Toby Jones and Colin Firth  star in this sumptuous hymn to both cinema and the human spirit, set in a 1980s British seaside town and shot in Margate and Broadstairs, from director Sam Mendes (1917, James Bond: Skyfall and American Beauty).

Now until Thursday 2 February

Open Play at Board At Home

January 14, 10am-4pm, Board at Home, 107A High Street, Ramsgate

£2 per person, refreshments available. Booking is advised

NOBS. Strapped On Edition

Sunday 15th January- Doors 7pm- Sugar Rush, 66 High Street, Ramsgate
Poetry, spoken word, music and comedy.

The NOBS. team Gen, Jen & Heidi are proud to have created a friendly, inclusive environment, welcoming all, regardless of age, sexuality, gender, race or performing experience.
There will be a couple of open mic slots, arrive at 7pm to secure (female identifying performers for this month’s Strapped On edition)
Booked performers have 10 minutes each

Free Entry- Cash donations if visitors would like to.

The venue is wheelchair accessible and serves a selection of hot and cold drinks and a large selection of 0% alcohol available.

JJT Football coaching with Ramsgate Youth FC

January 15, Newlands Primary School, from 10am

This could create a pathway for children who attend the Sunday Development Session to join a football team.

All girls and boys (aged 4-13) with all football abilities are welcome.

All coaches and managers are FA qualified and DBS checked.

Ages: 4 & 5
(1 hour session starting from 10am)

Ages: 6 +
(2 hours session starting from 10am)

A Man Called Otto (15)

Carlton Cinema Westgate, January 13-19

A grumpy widower whose only joy comes from criticizing and judging his exasperated neighbours meets his match when a lively young family moves in next door, leading to an unexpected friendship that will turn his world upside-down. Starring Tom Hanks.

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The Margate School Gallery, 31 to 33 High Street, Margate.

An exhibition of alternative photographic processes, runs from now until Thursday 19 January, 10am to 4pm.

Transmutation is presented by London Alternative Photography Collective and Thanet Alternative Photography Collective and consists of works produced using experimental, analogue and alternative photographic processes.


Sunday 15th January, noon, Westgate Auctions, St Mildreds Walk, Westgate

Viewing on Saturday 14th January, 9:30am-4pm.

Everyone is welcome to come in and view the items up for sale. Everything is to be sold under the hammer with only 10% commission added to the hammer price.


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