Things to do and see in Thanet, February 11-12

Discovery Planet Photo Pete Bateson

Spread the Love

February 11, 4pm-9pm,The Mascot Gallery, 7 Chatham St, Ramsgate
Free Entry

Featuring a live set from DJ Love & The Cosmic Afterthought

Bamboo Buddha Cocktails

Loved & Lost Valentines Jewellery Event with CR Rings
Interactive D-art installation by Bernie Gardner

Raising funds for Sugar Rush

Discovery Planet free heart workshop

February 11, Discovery Planet at 47 High Street, Ramsgate

Discovery Planet’s workshops will explore how the heart functions in more detail, and help you understand why and how you can keep it healthy.

The fun, interactive sessions, open to all ages, will take place on Saturday, February 11 in Discovery Planet’s HQ. As usual it’s completely free of charge, there is no need to book, and people can just drop in at the start of each hourly session, between 10am and 3pm (which is when the last one begins). The 10am slot will be a special calm session, for those that require a quieter environment.


February 11, Sarah Thorne Theatre, Broadstairs

1st show: 12pm

2nd show: 3pm

It’s a dinosaur? How can it be in the 21st century? It’s a mystery! It must be Mysterrasaur!
Join the quirky scientists as they try piece evidence together. Whose theory makes sense?


Adult advance:£10 / On the door:£12

Children advance:£8 / On the door:£10

Family ticket (4) :£32

Book now


February 10-12, The Centre, Birchington

Shows – Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm/ Saturday and Sunday at 2.30pm

Birchington Guild of Players present ‘Aladdin’ a family fun pantomime

Join Aladdin on his adventures with the genie of the magic lamp and his three wishes

A licensed bar is available

Adults £12+ booking fee

Children £9 + booking fee

Group – 10 or more £7 + booking fee

Book now

Large Plants at Ramsgate Music Hall.

February 11, doors Open: 7:30PM

Suddenly without a band and faced with the enforced lockdown of Summer 2020, Jack Sharp set up in a friends’ old barn in Bedfordshire and created biker-rock with Large Plants

Hailing from Faversham in Kent, folk-­rock band Green Diesel first emerged in 2009 and take their inspiration from the depths of English folk lore and legend and the classic folk rock sound of their predecessors Fairport Convention and The Albion Band.

All ages event.

Tickets £10 + £1.50 Booking Fee Book now

Lo Barnes & Claire Pitt Wigmore

February 11, Tom Thumb Theatre, Cliftonville, 8pm

Lo Barnes is a rock n roll  singer songwriter and Claire Pitt Wigmore is a multi-instrumentalist who performs blues guitar solos, accompanied by ambient vocals and soulful chord progressions.

Tickets from £7 Book now

Happy Birthday Mr Dickens!

February 11, Dickens House Museum in Broadstairs,3pm

The Broadstairs branch of the Dickens Fellowship proudly presents a birthday celebration for author Charles Dickens

* Cream Tea * Grand Raffle * The Dickens Declaimers’ performance of Little Dorrit and the Circumlocution Office *

Tickets £12, from Willow Fabrics, 165 High St., Broadstairs, or from [email protected]

Proceeds in aid of the Cheerful Sparrows local Thanet charity.

Queen of Hearts Valentine Event

February 11-12, Westwood Cross, 12-4pm

Enjoy a free interactive event as Westwood Cross heads into Wonderland

Visit Wonderland at Westwood Cross between 12pm and 4pm on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th February to enjoy a day of free events and entertainment for the whole family.

The winners of the daily croquet competition will each receive a Pamper Hamper worth £250.

Lego Exhibition at The RAF Manston History Museum

February 11, 10am to 3pm

Family friendly LEGO exhibition.
(Normal museum entrance fees apply)

Gardens Groups – Tasty Planters. Give and Share morning

February 11, 10am to noon, Pierremont Park in Broadstairs

It’s time to get ready to sow some vegetable seeds…
Free packets of vegetable seeds, collect yours from Pierremont Park
(Weather permitting)

Check the Gardening Groups webpage from midday on Friday 10th Feb for any possible change of date.

Channel Dash service

A service to mark the World War Two Channel Dash operation will take place on Sunday (February 12) at the Channel Dash Memorial at Ramsgate harbour at 10.45am.

The Ramsgate Royal Naval Association has taken on the organisation of the service after the Channel Dash Memorial Trust closed down last year.

Sponsored Walk & Protest to Save Sugar Rush

February 12, from noon, Ellington Park ,meet at Bandstand area

Calling all puppies & dogs, babies & toddlers, SDA pupils & parents & adults.

Wrap up warm, bring signs and placards to carry to ‘save our community space’
Walking 15 laps of the park (to represent the 15k Sugar Rush need to raise for a new base)

Crowdfunder at:…


February 12, Sugar Rush in Ramsgate High Street, from 7pm

Poetry, spoken word, song and comedy event

Free Entry- Box for cash donations if you would like to, but there is no expectation.

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


Palace Cinema Broadstairs

Otto (Tom Hanks) is a grump who’s given up on life following the loss of his wife. When a young family moves in nearby, he meets his match in quick-witted Marisol, leading to a friendship that will turn his world around in this dryly comic adaptation of the best-selling novel.

Friday 10 February to Thursday 16 February

Thanet -Kellie Hogben exhibition

York Street Gallery

February 8-15 (Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday, 11am – 3.30pm)

A new exhibition from Kellie Hogben, featuring new and existing work featuring views and landmarks from all around Thanet. Expect highly detailed original drawings, miniatures, expressive seascapes, limited edition prints, and hand-drawn one-off greetings cards.

The Wild Thought

Now until 24 February, The Lido Stores in Ethelbert Terrace, Cliftonville, open Wednesday-Sunday 11am-5pm.

Original contemporary art by 48 shortlisted artists, including works by Robin Dixon, Paul Hazelton, Sadie Hennessy, Catherine Lette and Jim McClean.

Gallery owner Kristen Healy, herself an artist, has curated the exhibition following submissions from dozens of artists across the United Kingdom and Ireland.

“We’ve kept The Wild Thought free to enter, with a short time to apply to keep the exhibition fun and exciting”, said Healy. “The quality of entries has been fantastic. Our exhibiting artists have submitted some poignant, erotic and sometimes amusing mediations on the themes of love, lust, heartbreak and betrayal.”

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