Our next meeting will take place on Thursday 11th May 2017. At this meeting, we will announce the results of our Town Pride Award and present certificates and the prestigious Town Pride Award plaque. We have been selecting Town Pride Awards since 1983 and are pleased that the standard of nominees is as high as ever.
The meeting will start at 7.30pm prompt, at the Walpole Bay Hotel. All are welcome; we charge a nominal £3 for non-
Details of 2017 Town Pride Award nominees are on the Town Pride page on this website.
MARGATE COASTAL PARK
Guest speaker at our April meeting was Sam Causer, local architect and lecturer, who gave a most interesting talk about “A House in a Garden in a Park: Margate Coastal Park mediating between the civilised and the wild, 1860s-
Our heartiest congratulations to the team who’ve been working so hard to re-
We have been very fortunate to have had three talks by Dr Steven Alexander about his father Christopher Alexander ARE ARCA. Christopher was a Margate man who was a most talented artist. We are very pleased to be able to supply copies of Steven’s beautifully written and illustrated book about his father. For full details and samples of Christopher’s work, please visit the Christopher Alexander page.
OUR NEXT COACH TRIP
The next of our one-
OUR 50th ANNIVERSARY
The first meeting of Margate Civic Society was held on 26th November 1968 so we will be celebrating our golden anniversary year in 2018. We have lots of ideas of how to mark the occasion, including inviting reminiscences from members and a 60s theme evening for our December 2018 meeting. We welcome ideas on how we can further mark this important year for us; please email them to us by clicking here.
Thanet District Council has produced an excellent video showing our wonderful coastline -
St Mildred’s Bay, Westgate-
We are grateful to Kent County Councillor Mo Elenor for recommending payment of a KCC grant of £478 towards “Raising the Profile” of our Society. This money will be used over the next twelve months to print publicity leaflets, our coach trip fliers and our second-
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