16 things to do and see in Thanet, January 28-29

The Sunday Silent at Palace Cinema

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Grant-Lee Phillips

January 28, Ramsgate Music Hall, doors open: 7:30pm.

Singer-songwriter, actor, film composer, and visual artist Grant-Lee made his name as the frontman of Grant Lee Buffalo, and has since continued to be a masterful songwriter.

Tickets £18 + £1.50 Booking Fee Book now

Sherlock Holmes and the Music Hall Mystery

January 28, the Sarah Thorne Theatre in Broadstairs, doors open 7:30pm

When Sherlock Holmes and his trusty assistant Doctor Watson are asked for help by a music hall performer in distress, the pair spring into action to foil a deeply dastardly plot of national importance that rocks London to the core!

Following on from their previous Sherlock Holmes mysteries – ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’ and ‘The Case of Dr Jekyll and Miss Hyde’, Rain or Shine Theatre invites you to enjoy an evening of music, mishaps, adventure, tomfoolery, and lashings of comedy!

Suitable for audiences from age 6 to 106
Tickets: Paid in advance £16.00 + £1.00 booking fee / Doors £18.00 + £1.00 booking fee
Book now

Mashville Folk, Roots & Americana band

January 28, Ramsgate Boating Pool, open 7pm-10pm

Mashville is a Folk, Roots & Americana band based in Kent, originally founded in 2012 by Berin Riley and Graham Loft, who have been the band’s songwriters through three albums to date and with a fourth, Lead Heavy Soul, due for release

Free entry


January 28, Tom Thumb Theatre in Cliftonville, from 8pm

Joyeria is a musician, maths-wiz, a crack chess player, a painter and dad

Tickets from £10 Book now

Quiz night at Margate Caves with themed rounds.

January 28, 6.30pm for a 7pm start.

Teams of up to 6 people with nibbles for the table

Prizes for the winners and excellent wooden spoon prizes!

Chance to visit the Caves in the interval.

Non-alcoholic refreshments available, bring your own bottle.

Tickets  £25 a team, £5 deposit (non-refundable) to be paid now with balance to be paid on the night. Book now

Selection of the new artists performing live at Whereelse?, Margate

January 28, Whereelse? The Centre, doors open at 7pm

The new musical round table of So Young Magazine and Art’s Cool have come together to compare notes and to present a selection of the new artists that they think are in for a great 2023.





Very limited free as an early bird tickets

This is a 16+ event

General Admission £11 / Low Waged Ticket £6 Book now

Pick Me Up Party!

January 28, The Yarrow in Broadstairs, 7pm

Pick Me Up Party with a welcome drink, Mexican themed buffet and a disco!

£35 per person

Contact [email protected] or  call 01843 460100

Dancing in the Dark

January 28-29, Liminal Gallery, 34 Fort Hill, Margate

Contact [email protected]

Work that captures the sensation of fragmented memories and unconscious but universal fears slowly emerging from the psyche

Open on Saturday 11-3pm and Sunday by appointment

Hauntingly beautiful works, Alexis Soul-Gray’s paintings touch on history, memory and the passing of time, particularly surrounding loss and grief.

For those unable to travel to Margate, please click this link to access the Online Viewing Room

Minster Mind Games

January 28, Minster Village Hall

Event by Lock Horns Wrestling Alliance

The stars of Lock Horns Wrestling Alliance return to Minter Village hall for another special night of top quality wrestling.
The show will feature wrestlers including Vickie Two Thumbs , Mountain Stew , All 3 members of the Demon Death Squad, and more .
The show will feature 3 singles matches with the winners qualifying for a fatal 4 way finale where they will meet the wild card entrant to crown the brand new Cash or Honour Champion .
The show will also feature a massive clash of champions match as the current Cash or Honour trophy holder
‘The Pace Setter’ Andros Jay is set to challenge the current LHWA Champion ‘The Rocket’ Keef Chaos in a Championship match where Andros Jay also gets to pick the match stipulation

Tickets from £8 at https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/lock-horns-wrestling-alliance?fbclid=IwAR2nu2ocy4BREqU8ljgRRyp03u_01BvUXVS7Oxdb_rBrMPQJEkxE221wwUY

Broadstairs College open day

January 28, 10am-1pm

Explore the courses on offer
Meet tutors and current students
Visit industry standard facilities
Discover student life and  Students’ Union
Take advantage of careers advice service
Get advice on student finance
Get help completing your application

You can also find out about about part-time courses for adults and Higher Education.

Save time and pre-register: https://www.ekcgroup.ac.uk/broadst…/whats/january-open-day

Cliftonville Farmers Market

January 29, Walpole Lawns, Palm Bay Avenue, 10am-1pm

Cliftonville Farmers’ Market was established in 2001 by the Cliftonville Residents Association and is run entirely by volunteers.

Award-winning Farmers Market where producers will be selling bread, cheese, honey, fruit, vegetables, wild game, fruit juices, fresh meat and much more.


January 29, Palace Cinema, Broadstairs, 4.30pm

The first Palace Sunday Silent of 2023. The brilliant Harold Lloyd stars in this slapstick treat as a gentle young man in the shadow of his rough-and-tumble brothers, seeking love and the chance to prove his mettle.  Accompanied by Lillian Henley on live piano.


Bounce Beyond & Surfers Against Sewage Beach Clean

January 29, The Sun Deck Margate, 1pm

Walk from the Sundeck to Botany Bay and back collecting as much rubbish and plastics as possible.

SAS will be providing  bags and pickers. All dogs welcome!

Reptile Glade Management

January 29, Dane Valley Woods, 10am-1pm

First monthly woodwork morning of the year at Dane Valley Woods. It is between 10am and 1pm.

Please wear sensible shoes and clothing, and a willingness to get your hands dirty. This month working on one of our reptile glades.

Restoring grassland habitat for reptiles by removing scrub and creating dead hedges for cover, as January is the optimum time for this type of work. Meet 10am at the allotment HQ: https://goo.gl/maps/v9QaR72h8sU4Vurq5

After this commence work in the reptile glade: https://maps.app.goo.gl/ENrg4MAswC3jW5Dt5

Babylon (18)

Carlton Cinema Westgate

Key Cast: Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Jean Smart

A tale of outsized ambition and outrageous excess, it traces the rise and fall of multiple characters during an era of unbridled decadence and depravity in early Hollywood.

January 27-February 2


Sunday Social

January 29, 11am to 4-m, Board At Home, 107a High Street , Ramsgate

The weekly Sunday Social is the ideal place for people to meet up, play some board games, maybe paint a model or two and enjoy the company of others in a fun, safe and friendly venue.

Refreshments are available, from mineral & flavoured water at  50p to cans & hot drinks £1 and sweets, crisps and popcorn from  £1 per bag.

Entry to the Board Room is £2 per person.

Have a Blue Light Card? Show it when you pay and receive entry for £1 and hot drinks for half price.

Booking is advised. https://www.boardathomegaming.co.uk/

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  1. All looks good but I will be going to the excellent Cliftonville Farmers Market on Sunday.
    Thank you for the reminder.

  2. Don’t know why the Grant Lee Phillips show is getting a mention on here as the Ramsgate show is “ Sold out”
    Good though Music Hall ,Ramsgate could attract an artist like him and then sell it out

  3. we could add , get bitten by a dog , mugged , buy some drugs or prostitution , watch a street fight. tour the boarded up shops , need a toilet ? bad luck they are all shut or sold off – the list goes on.

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