Thanet Star

A Rough Guide to Broadstairs

Broadstairs is one of those parts of Thanet that has an incredible amount to offer but frequently gets overlooked. I'd like to put that right with this post.

One of Thanet's less talked about blogs, The Bay Tree Broadstairs Blog, has a photo-rich overview of some of the Things to do in Thanetwhich, of course, focuses very heavily on things to do in Broadstairs.

Broadstairs hosts at least 5 festivals over the year.

If there are any more, please let me know in the comments below.

In addition to the festivals, I counted four museums and tours.

Again, if I missed any please let me know.

There are also a lot of pubs, and amazing places to eat in Broadstairs. Some, like the Chapel, have unique character, but all have some special to offer. I'm not going to try and list all the places to eat and drink in Broadstairs because I'd be here all day and I do not want to play favourites.

Within a few miles of Broadstairs, there are even more things to do.

  • Revolution Skatepark
  • Ramsgate Tunnels
  • The Horby Visitor Centre (somewhere I've always meant to visit)
  • Kent’s only Computer Museum - Micro Museum
  • Walpole Bay Hotel Museum

The point is, that there is plenty to do in Broadstairs and I think it deserves a bigger mention.

To compile this article I relied on such sources as The Bay Tree Hotel's Guide to Broadstairs, Visit Broadstairs, and Things to do on a rainy day (Broadstairs).

Have your say (there are No Public Comments Yet ) · read more items categorised What's on in Thanet · Don't miss a thing: Subscribe Today · Help: what's a feed? · This site is operated on set principles of policy and disclosure read them here

Thanet Group Launch Writing Competition

Thanet Creative Writers launched a contest for writers this week.

The contest called "Writer's Writing Competition" aims to help local writers build up an authorial presence in preperation for one day seeking publication.

The Writing Competition is open to anyone at all but those with a connection to Thanet would be at a significant advantage.

The contest is divided into twelve themes with each theme running for one week. The first theme "What gets me writing?" closes at Midnight on Monday. Thanet Creative Writers are recommending that participants create a free blog account to host their entries and have offered several suggestions.

No sign up is required and you only have to notify Thanet Creative Writers that you have published your entry (and where).

Originally intended as a friendly competition and a way for writers to work together, the competition has attracted outside interest. Since the competition was first announced on Sunday, a donor has already come forward offering a cash prize for the eventual winner.

In response to the heightened interest, Thanet Creative writers have published an FAQ to help writers get the most out of the contest.

Find out more about the Writer's Writing Competition.

Have your say (there are No Public Comments Yet ) · read more items categorised What's on in Thanet · Don't miss a thing: Subscribe Today · Help: what's a feed? · This site is operated on set principles of policy and disclosure read them here

Get More out of Pokémon Go in Thanet

Pokémon Go is one of those rare games that can not only be sociable to play but actually encourages you to get out and about. Thanet pokéfans have been rediscovering our island and getting some fresh are at the same time.

This article is a compilation of some tips, links, and other things to help you get the most out of playing Pokémon Go in Thanet.

Pokémon Go Receives Some New Info on Its Combat and Screenshots

...

» Continue Reading: Get More out of Pokémon Go in Thanet

Have your say (there are No Public Comments Yet ) · read more items categorised What's on in Thanet · Don't miss a thing: Subscribe Today · Help: what's a feed? · This site is operated on set principles of policy and disclosure read them here

Dead Island Poets

This evening the Dead Island Poets will be hosting an event where all are welcome to try out their talents with spoken rhymes.

The event, which runs periodically around Thanet, will take place from 7pm at the Ravensgate Arms. This month Thanet's Poets will be celebrating the work and recently released book of Kent's own Mark Holihan.

There will be an open mic but it is recommended that you book a slot to be sure of getting a chance to show off your rhymes. The event is free to attend and take part in.

Have your say (there are No Public Comments Yet ) · read more items categorised What's on in Thanet · Don't miss a thing: Subscribe Today · Help: what's a feed? · This site is operated on set principles of policy and disclosure read them here

In Dreamland

The original content of this post has been removed because the author was a #WhinyLittleBitch with all the maturity of a mayfly and all the depth of a shoe print on dry mud.

Honestly, would a polite email have really hurt you that badly?

This notice exists because Matt is too sarcastic for his own good and is not always so mature either.

This notice replaced the previous content automatically using a search and replace query directly in the SQL engine. If the mayfly in question has any further complaints he can stick them where the sun shines not.

Or he can try and sue me but he will lose.

Come at me bro.

Seb Reilly absolutely insists all his guest posts for Thanet Star are a product of our imagination. We don't like bullies and have removed all trace of his "contributions"

...

» Continue Reading: In Dreamland

Have your say (there are No Public Comments Yet ) · read more items categorised What's on in Thanet · Don't miss a thing: Subscribe Today · Help: what's a feed? · This site is operated on set principles of policy and disclosure read them here
Byte Sized

Like to write?

If you love to write then the Thanet Creative Writers blog might be the ideal place to connect with your nearest writer group.

Blogs
Help us remove these Ads.
Byte Sized

Hyper-localism

For those interested in blogging local news in and arround the UK this BBC article from last year is sure to be of interest.

General
Byte Sized

Did you know?

Margate was the first seaside resort to introduce deck chairs way back in 1898.

Facts
Byte Sized

Did you know

MP Roger Gail (Thanet North) wanted to increase VAT

Facts
Byte Sized

Did you know

MP Roger Gale (Thanet North) has never voted on measures to reduce tax avoidance

Facts
Byte Sized

Too popular

On Wednesday 28th May the article The staggering truth about Gloag's Manston deal was so popular that it was briefly unreachable as the server could not supply pages fast enough.

Facts
 
 

Recent Comments

Gorokpob commented on Police called after crowds o...
Our members are devoted to embryonic care medicines which represent 80% of healthcare...
[17-04-2017 20:54:42]

Hamilcano commented on Police called after crowds o...
Le principe est, en theorie, dense et inscrit dans le corpus juris de la sante publique...
[17-04-2017 05:41:35]

SteveKn commented on Police called after crowds o...
But some medicines wouldn't het up b prepare if the bay window's digestive juices broke...
[15-04-2017 08:55:57]

Shakyorrat commented on Police called after crowds o...
It is the key medium of its kindly to acquaint with the … la mode scene of vaccine...
[15-04-2017 04:37:33]

Matt B commented on Stopping live exports from R...
Yes, that is right. The Lib Dems feel that working with the EU is a better way to do...
[13-04-2017 18:15:33]

Dave commented on Stopping live exports from R...
Once we are out of the EU then the law that prevents a ban being put in place can be...
[08-04-2017 15:54:32]

Dave commented on Who can we trust on Manston?
Thanet Moll you are behind the times. Riveroak have sold out their interest in Manston...
[05-04-2017 19:24:45]

Thanet Moll commented on Who can we trust on Manston?
Manston Airport WILL reopen as a freight hub because it is a Nationally Significant...
[05-04-2017 13:13:28]

Jacqui Ansell commented on Who can we trust on Manston?
Wrong geograpical location for either a spaceport or a profitable airport therefore...
[05-04-2017 13:12:29]

David Walsh commented on Who can we trust on Manston?
Save Manston Groups won the 2015 election by voting McKinley in as MP, and UKIP in as...
[04-04-2017 12:26:51]

Get the latest comments by feed

Thanet Finder

Thanet Finder is Thanet's search engine created by people like me and you.

Contact Us


Talk to us on Google+.

Connect with Thanet Star on twitter as @thanetstar

Thanet Star on Facebook

You can also leave a message