Margate Civic Society "The love of our town leads us"
Calendar of Events

Evening Lecture Programme

The programme of talks for the 2017/18 winter season is as follows.  

5th October 2017
Annual General Meeting followed by a talk on “The Secret Gardens of Sandwich” by Steve Edney (Head Gardener)

2nd November 2017
“The Vikings are Coming”, a talk by Imogen Corrigan, Lecturer on Anglo-Saxon & Medieval History of Art.

14th December 2017
Our Christmas social evening, including films, our Christmas raffle, our quiz and refreshments.  Guests £3.50.

1st February 2018
A big welcome back to Dr Steve Alexander with another talk about his father’s marvellous paintings, this time those on a Mediterranean theme.

1st March 2018
Our membership secretary Sally Whitworth talking about “Westgate in the Fifties”.

5th April 2018
“Public Timekeeping on the Isle of Thanet” by another of our favourite speakers, Mike Bundock.

10th May 2018
Presentation of the Town Pride awards.  Guests £3.50.

Evenings already planned for the 2018/19 winter season include:

4th October 2018
Annual General Meeting followed by “The Bungalow Story” by Andrew Brown PhD BA MCHA, Planning Director of Southeast Planning Group, Historic England.  This is subject to confirmation.

1st November 2018
“Time to Thank Them” by John Drewry, Patron of the Nursing Memorial Appeal.

Our December 2018 (on Thursday 13
th) meeting with be a special occasion to mark our 50th anniversary.  

Further details of our 2018 programme to follow.

All meetings start at 7.30pm and are held at the Walpole Bay Hotel & Museum, Fifth Avenue, Cliftonville.

Meetings are FREE to members. There is a charge of £3.00 for visitors except where shown otherwise.
All are welcome
Statue to the memory of those lost in the capsize of the Margate surfboat “Friend to All Nations” on 2nd December 1897