What's On - 2013 Events & Activities
Please note that the Thanet Coast Project work is
changing! Many of the 2013 activities are
now community events and activities - through the
'Footprints in the Sands' project, or for school educational visits
- see Local community
Local people can also enrol on free training activities if
you join as a 'Coastal Volunteer' with the NE Kent European marine site (warden
scheme) to help look after your local stretch
of the coast.
The events and activities shown below are open to the
public to attend:
Rocky Shore Safaris
Explore Thanet’s chalky rocky shore for
rockpool wildlife, with help on hand to help identify your finds!
Identification sheet & equipment provided. Wear suitable
footwear for rockpools! (Events last for 2 hrs; suitable for ALL
the family & particularly 4-14s; £-small charge pp).
- Wed 31 July, 12:30pm -
Botany Bay, Broadstairs
- Thur 1 August, 1:30pm - Nayland
Rock/Margate Main Sands (Beach Blast Fun
- Fri 2 August, 2:30pm -
Stone Bay, Broadstairs
- Tues 13 August, 9:30am -
Minnis Bay, Birchington
- Wed 14 August, 10:30am -
West Bay, Westgate
- Sat 17 August, 2:30pm -
Dumpton Gap, Broadstairs
- Please Book: bookings will open
Beachwatch Big Weekend 2013
Join a Beach clean and litter survey, as a
part of the Marine Conservation Society’s annual national campaign.
Surveys and cleans last approx. 2.5 hours - gloves, sticks and
bags provided thanks to support from Cummins Power Generation.
You can join one of these organised events:
Download and display: Thanet Coast Beach Cleans 2013 -
Poster (PDF, 264KB)
- Sat 21 Sept, 10am -
Birchington along the refreshing Northern
This clean starts at the very
western end of Minnis Bay
along the 'northern sea wall' beaches, heading towards
Meet: Outside 'The Minnis
Restaurant', Minnis Bay, Birchington CT7 9QP.
- Sat 21 Sept, 2.30pm -
Pegwell Bay Beachwatch
Cliffsend - along the National Nature
Reserve beach, near to the chalk cliffs.
Meet: On the beach below the
former hoverport access road
(nr Viking Ship
Picnic Site, Cliffsend CT12 5HY).
Kent Coastal Week
The "Changing Coast" is the
theme of various events and activities all around Kent to raise
awareness of our everchanging dynamic coastline, including the
future possible effects and adatations needed to meet the
effects of 'climate change’.
Look out for the flagship event
in Margate on Sunday 27 October, and further
events all around the Thanet & Kent Coastline.
- 26 October – 3 November 2013
For more information on our
Many more events in the area are listed on the following