What you need to know for Ramsgate Seaside Rocks and Rock Dock and Twelve Smoking Barrels festivals

Double the festival fun in Ramsgate

Ramsgate Seaside Rocks Festival takes place on the town’s seafront this Bank Holiday weekend.

The event, organised by The Ramsgate Seafront Traders’ Associaition, will be held in Harbour Parade, Pier Yard and The Queen’s Head pub and will include music, a funfair, street food and a festival stage plus fireworks on Sunday night.

The Rock, Dock & Twelve Smoking Barrels Beer and Music Festival – featuring the finest ales, ciders and live music – will also take place at the Queen’s Head.

The fireworks display will be at the harbour at 10pm on Sunday.

Road closures

25 – 28 August on Harbour Parade, between Madeira Walk and Turning Circle  at Pier Yard.

Rock Dock line up


Rock Paper Scissors 5pm

Rocket Skates 6.45pm

Walkway on the Rock Dock stage at 8.30pm

Malagodi 10pm


Paul Messenger 11am

Hotsy Totsy 12.45pm

Friday Night Club 2.15pm

Twang Rumble Gang 3.45pm

Lofty Harris 5.15pm

The Angelo Tristan Band 6.45pm

Stox Rock Dock stage 8.30pm

Gracie and the Booms 10pm


Milky Negro 11am

NSE 12.45pm

Norman’s Daughter 2.15pm

Caution Horses 3.45pm

Impact 5.15pm

More than Human 6.45pm

Funk Mutha Rock Dock stage 8.30pm

Paragraph 10.30pm (after the fireworks)


Little Fishes 11am

Old Town Souls 12.15pm

Bamboozle 1,30pm

Tundra Rock Dock stage 3pm

Coco Rock Dock stage 5pm

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