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Day Long Installations

9th - 11th September

11 am - 6 pm

KITE PAVILION and kite building workshop by Mark Nixon & Viliina Koivisto of NEON, Fort Hill Shelter 

LACUNAopen air exhibition by Josephine Callaghan, Lina Lapelyte and Newton Whitelaw, Newgate Gap

BLUSHING PAVILION, open air exhibition by Vividero Colectivo & Sam Causer, Palm Bay Shelter



Saturday 27th August

10:30 am - 15:00 pm

PRO BONO PUBLICOClean-Up & Historic Tour of Newgate Gap 

10:30 am Commencing with Outfit-Making, beside Newgate Gap Shelter, Ethelbert Crescent, followed by 11:30 am Clean-Up of the Gap (equipment provided), Refreshments at 1:30 pm and at 2:00 pm Historic Tour of the Gap with special guest speakers. Part of open air exhibition Lacuna

Friday 9th September

5 - 6:30 pm

> Panel talk MARGATE SEAFRONT'S FUTURE, representatives of different institutions and community groups, Turner Contemporary

7 - 9 pm

> Evening Event of Open Air Exhibition LACUNACommencing at 7 pm with  IN & OUT a performance by Lina LapelyteNewgate Gap

Saturday 10th

11:15 am - 1 pm

MARVELLOUS MARGATE WALK  (Circuit Old Town - Palm Bay - Old Town), lead by Su Jones -NHS East Kent Healthwalk shemeMeeting at Yamas Café 

1 - 2 pm

> Panel talk MARGATE LGBTQ+ HERITAGE LIVE: a conversation with Dan Chilcott ( Margate Pride 2016), Maria Leiva (LGBT youth, Quarterdeck), Dr Rachael Scicluna (Education and Training Practitioner at Brook) and other organizations working to make Margate a supportive place for LGBTQ+ people. Blushing PavilionPalm Bay Shelter 

7 - 9 pm

> Evening Event of Open Air Exhibition LACUNACommencing at 7 pm with IN & OUT a Performance by Lina Lapelyte, followed by Artist Film ScreeningNewgate Gap

Sunday 11th

6:30 - 9 am  &  2 - 6 pm

THE WELCOME REST ON TOUR, a photographic studio photographing passing seaside dogs and their walkers, Karen Shepherdson, Palm Bay Shelter

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

WALK WITH MOTIFS OF TS ELIOT'S THE WASTE LAND, Elspeth Penfold and participants of Turner Contemporary's A Journey With 'The Waste Land'Turner Contemporary

1 - 2 pm

> Picnic and guided tour MARGATE LGBTQ+ HERITAGE LIVE: artists and curators of Blushing Pavilion and Margate PridePalm Bay Shelter

4 - 5 pm

RENDERING & PULHAMITE workshop, Newton Whitelaw, Lacuna, Newgate Gap

6 - 7:30 pm

> READING FROM ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE BY DAVID SEABROOK with participants of Turner Contemporary's A Journey With ‘The Waste Land’ and Whitstable BiennaleNayland Rock Shelter

Press / Poster & Programme

Find our press pack here and recent press reviews. Download PosterProgramme by clicking on the words. 


Special Offers

Local businesses put on special offers for the celebration, just mention us. Check them here.

Part Of

The celebration programme is also part of Heritage Open Days and Sight Seeking: Margate Festival 2016 among a large number of events through out the whole September.  


A Clifftop Wander - MCP Celebration 2016 was organised by MCP Promotion Group with funds from:


Public Car Parks should be used, details of which can be found here.

The events are spread over the length of the 5km-long park, so those with impaired movement might consider driving between the locations, all of which are connected with a tarmac pathway. The shelters do have one or two low steps leading up to them. There will be assistants on hand to help. Details of Public WCs can be found here

The loo at the Oval bandstand is open for you to use.


To find directions on how to get to the places where the programme happens click on each of them. 

Booking Details

No booking required except for WALK WITH MOTIFS OF TS ELIOT'S THE WASTE LAND.


And the kind support of:


© Margate Coastal Park Promotion Group, 2016