2014 QRA MARGATE BEACHCROSS WEEKEND 8th 9th March
This weekend sees margate host the QRA beachcross again, its looking like it is going to be sunny and warmish.. so why not visit Margate and take a look at what is always an amazing FREE event. more at www.margatebeachcross.com
Image courtesy of www.margatebeachcross.com
2014 Season site updates.
Hi Everyone, Another year has come and gone and we are now well underway updating ExploreThanet site for the 2014 Season, so you are aware we are doing a massive overhaul of the Days out, Venues Pages, Entertainment and Beaches pages on top of this we are also amending many other pages to make them current - therefore this does mean from time to time the pages may show weird layouts or lack some information..... all updates will be completed soon.
We are currently doing large updates the following pages.
You may continue to use the site as normal in this period.
Botany Bay in February
With the Sun out in full force we thought we should head out and share some of the sunny February in Thanet with you. So we popped over to Botany Bay and took a couple of snaps for you to see
While we were out people started cycling and walking past until it really felt like we had move in to the future, it felt like late spring joggers in Tshirts and shorts - water bottles in hand strided past, I almost fancied an ice cream.
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Geek Day 2
GEEKhits the Wintergardens in Margate for its 2014 show, running from the 21st to the 23rd of Feb. This years event is looking to be bigger and better than ever!. The event will include some of the following....
- All types of new and classic games and systems (retro)
- Gaming championships and tournaments
- Card Games
- Stalls selling retro stuff
- Digital bootcamps
- Build a theme park in Minecraft(comp)
- Documentaries about indie developers
- Visionaries and teachers looking at the creative technologies
and lots lots more...... Mark your calendar and dont forget to get yourselves down to the wintergardens and expect to see lots of old systems and games right through to the newest games and systems like the xbox one.
GEEK is a festival of Play and Games. GEEK launched in February 2012 and is held annually in the Winter Gardens, Margate, Kent. GEEK is a family event. There will be two halls of games to play as well as workshops, talks, presentations ... Read more ... As you can see this event will be massive and is something you shouldnt miss, visit the Wintergardens site for ticket details... see you there!
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Welcome to ExploreThanet, this site aims to show you some of what is on and available to you in Thanet
You may have already seen or visited Thanet’s stunning golden beaches and want to experience something a bit different on your next trip. With a whole coastline of water sports, family attractions and restaurants to suit all tastes there is so much to see and do in the area.
We have a detailed beach section which provides you with information on each beach/bay in Thanet. We also try and cover the big events that are hosted in Thanet such as Dickens week, and the Big Event (Airshow). In the days out tab you can find a selection of places to visit in and around Thanet.
We hope you enjoy your visit to Thanet