Posts Tagged ‘ Margate ’

Dreamland Margate reopens – and it’s free!

Mar 22nd, 2019 | By

Dreamland Margate has announced that it will be free to enter during its 2019 opening season. The “opening season” is defined as running from the 6th April to 24th May.

Saturday snippets: 3rd February 2018

Feb 3rd, 2018 | By

Ziplining in Ras Al Khaimah, passport price increases and learing that we are creatue of habit when travelling took Adrian’s attention this week.

Where the experts holiday: Chetna Makan, author

Sep 22nd, 2017 | By

Author of The Cardamom Trail and Chai, Chaat & Chutney, Chetna Makan, shares her travel highs and lows with JAT readers

Saturday snippets: May 20th 2017

May 20th, 2017 | By

Last year saw more Britons travel aboard for over ten years.And more holidayed at home making 2016 a bumper year for travel.

Christianity, art and trains

Feb 10th, 2016 | By

The links between the church, art and trains seems to have become part of the English tradition. The links all seem to come together in Thanet this year.

Margate with Mr Turner

Oct 30th, 2014 | By
Timothy Spall as JMW Turner

As Mike Leigh’s new film about Turner opens tomorrow, Patricia and Dennis Cleveland-Peck discover there is more to Margate than Turner and sands.

Hotels criticised for the cost of afternoon tea

Apr 30th, 2012 | By

Afternoon tea in establishments including The Ritz and London’s Lanesborough have been slated by Which?, who have declared they are among Britain’s most expensive for consumers

A Tale of Two Galleries

Aug 8th, 2011 | By

On Friday I visited the new Turner Contemporary Art Gallery in Margate. It has recently opened at a cost of over £17 million. In Llanfrynach, in Powys, their new gallery opened in a £1 old red phone box. Two extremes, but should I compare one with the other?

Margate & The Apprentices

May 14th, 2009 | By

I have never watched an episode of “The Apprentice” before but last night’s much heralded programme about a makeover for Margate made me decide to watch it.Never again.If the quality of the campaign from either team is anything to go by then tomorrow’s entrepreneurs are going to do a lot for UK plc. Thankfully they don’t represent the quality of most of the entrepreneurs, merely those who want an ego boost by appearing on TV.One team decided that it would rebrand Margate as a holiday
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