Margate Pride

Margate Pride has an authentic homemade feel that represents the quirky, creative DIY aesthetic of our town. Expect homemade bunting and upcycled costumes rather than corporate branding.

Community cultural events, parade and rally on the seafront with this years theme 'Wildlife.'

Pride Fringe Festival Events
• Wednesday 8th August
1-4 pm: Turner Contemporary Gallery - Family-friendly costume making workshop with Alex Noble
7pm: The Tom Thumb Theatre - Queer Shorts - An evening of short films, songs and storytelling with Tommy Poppers and Shortsighted films


• Thursday 9th August
1-4pm: Turner Contemporary Gallery - Family friendly costume making workshops with Alex Noble
7pm: The Tom Thumb Theatre - Queer Shorts - An evening of short films, songs and storytelling with Tommy Poppers and shortsighted films


• Friday 10th August
10.30-11.30 am: Turner Contemporary Gallery - Draganory - Family friendly drag storytelling with Maxi Mor
4-6pm: Turner Contemporary Gallery - Pride Opening Ceremony - Acts and speeches to welcome you to Margate Pride 2018
6-10pm: Dreamland - Pride Opening Ceremony Continued - Variety show hosted by Brigitte Aphrodite


• Saturday 11th August - Main Event 
1.30pm for 2pm: Parade from Walpole Bay Lawn
After Party at The Lido
6.30pm: Ana Matronic at Dreamland

• Sunday 12th August
12-2pm: Dreamland - The Dog Show with Hunten Darton
2-4pm: Turner Contemporary Gallery - Dirty Ears - Poetry and Spoken Word Event