Diary of events 2019

Friday 22 – Sunday 24 February  Broadstairs Blues Bash. A weekend of blues music all over the town, with Zoot Money (below) & The Big Roll Band topping the bill at the Pavilion on Saturday night.

Zoot Money

Friday 9 – Friday 16 August  Broadstairs Folk Week An amazing seven days of impromptu music sessions, workshops and concerts, Broadstairs Folk Week takes place all over the town with thousands of people enjoying free concerts. Check out the full programme

Wednesday 31 July Broadstairs Water Gala (with fireworks) – Viking Bay

Friday 4 – Sunday 6 October  Broadstairs Food Festival The three-day event featuring more than 100 stalls of Kent food and drink. Live demonstration in the Chefs Theatre as well as talks and demonstrations. Free entry to fair.

Other local attractions

Our Blue Flag beach – Just three minutes walk away

Wikipedia entry on Broadstairs Brief history and details of the town

Visit Thanet The official tourism guide for Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate

Broadstairs Information Kiosk The information kiosk on the seafront at Broadstairs

Hornby visitor centre The world of model trains and Scaletrix

Surfing There are two great surfing schools in Broadstairs. One is the Kent Surf School located at Viking Bay in the heart off the town and the other,  Jossbay Surf School,  is at the sandy Joss Bay, just outside the town centre.