The last day of the Festival

We had an incredible last day at #ramsgatefestival despite the best attempts of the #rubbishmonster and horrendous last minute cancellation of the Slide. All came good. Well done and THANK YOU everyone!!! We were overwhelmed with how supportive and kind the vast majority of people have been. This town is amazing. We have a lot to follow up on […]

Ramsgate Slide artist impression

Slide Ballot News

We received over 5,000 verified entries to our FREE ballot for the Ramsgate Slide 2017. Thank you to everyone who entered! Winners of the first draw and second draw have now been notified. [page updated 29th July at 2:30pm] If you weren’t successful in the first draw you could still have a chance of sliding if you […]

opera for all 2017 at Ramsgate Festival photo credit Lorraine Wiliams

Wonderful Weekend News

What a wonderful start to the Festival this weekend. Late on Saturday night, as the opera on the beach finished we were thrilled to reach our Kickstarter target. Thank you so much to everyone who donated! It was a nail-biting close to our Ramsgate Festival appeal campaign, but we did it, our friends and community came through and […]

Festival Programme published today!

Our printed programmes have arrived back from the printers today and will start to be distributed tomorrow. Click here to read or download in high definition online. We are delighted with the brilliant design by Julian Bigg of Ramsgate Music Hall which is super cool and fun at the same time – and thrilled to […]

play at the seaside promo image

Beach Rangers and Volunteer Ambassadors with Magna Vitae – apply now!

Stop Press Deadline extension for Beach Ambassadors- apply until 21st July. Read original post: One of our wonderful Festival partners, Magna Vitae (it stands for The Good Life), are recruiting paid Beach Rangers for the event they’re doing with us on 22 July and also a later event in Skegness.  They’ll need volunteers too. Below please […]

photo of pirates at the Ramsgate Festival

Funding announcement

We are delighted to announce that Ramsgate Festival has won £48k funding from Arts Council England for 2017 – well done everyone who has worked so hard to make this happen! With this and the support of the many other organisations and individuals who care so much and are generously giving their time and money […]