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.
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.