Category Archives: Broadstairs

Archive Footage of the Viking Ship ?Hugin?

We of Thanet love our history, due partly to the fact that we have so much of it here and one of the sights that greet visitors entering Thanet is the Viking Ship Hugin which is found at Pegwell Bay. ? Continue reading ?

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The Isle of Thanet ? A view from 1846

I?ve made a trip back into the Google library and today have for you sections from ?A practical, guide to the watering and sea-bathing places, on the coasts of Kent, Sussex, and Hampshire? published in 1846. The three larger towns ? Continue reading ?

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Staying in for New Year?s Eve 2009

For the past decade New Year?s Eve has consisted of going on a pub crawl in either Broadstairs or Ramsgate whilst in fancy dress such as Morris Dancers, Mr T?s, Nerds, etc but to be honest I haven?t enjoyed the ? Continue reading ?

Posted in Broadstairs, Friends, Going Out, New House, Ramsgate | Tagged Fancy Dress, House Party, New Year's Eve, NYE | 1 Comment

Shop Local Card for Thanet

Way back in March I blogged about the possibility of a Thanet Loyalty Card and how such a thing could help local businesses, and reading in today?s Thanet Gazette it looks as though Thanet Council have pulled their fingers out ? Continue reading ?

Posted in Broadstairs, Buying Stuff, Local News, Margate, Ramsgate | Tagged Birchington, broadstairs, Discounts, Loyalty, Margate, Northdown Road, , Shop Local, Thanet Blogs I Read | Leave a comment

Broadstairs Folk Week 2009

It?s here again and it?s very busy.

Posted in Broadstairs, Going Out, Local News | Tagged albion street, broadstairs, crowds, folke week, Thanet Blogs I Read | 4 Comments