Turner Contemporary is the South East's major new gallery. We celebrate JMW Turner's association with Margate, by showcasing historical and contemporary art through a rolling programme of exhibitions. We have regular events, many of which are free for you to take part in. Admission to the gallery is free.
Open Tuesday to Sunday and bank holidays 10am-6pm
(closed Mondays except bank holidays)
Turner Contemporary is fully accessible for visitors, with a ramp to the main entrance and café, as well as an internal lift to all upper floor galleries.
Seven disabled parking spaces are available on the piazza at the front of the gallery, as signposted.
Turner Contemporary Café is open Tuesday to Sunday, serving delicious hot and cold food and drinks, locally sourced where possible.
Margate Bookie literary festival
- 17 — 20 August 2017
The Margate Bookie returns this August with a line-up of established authors, rising literary stars and breakout local talent. From Thursday 17 to Sunday 20 August, more than 25 author readings, interactive sessions, workshops and talks will take place at venues in Margate, including the iconic Turner Contemporary, Sands Hotel and Bernie’s Chocolate Bar. Many of the events will be free-of-charge.
The programme features: leading music writer and critic, Barney Hoskyns; the UK’s top-selling female historian, Alison Weir; Margate’s own Daisy Buchanan who will talk about her debut book How to be a Grown Up.
Other local writers taking part over the packed four days include Andrea Bennett, Nigel West, Dosh Archer and Sam Gayton.
Our authors have written about everything from food to romance, history to happiness, rock ‘n’ roll to open water swimming, so there’s something for everyone. Our popular children’s storytelling sessions will also return for a second year.
Find out more at www.margatebookie.com. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
Events taking place at Turner Contemporary, Sands Hotel and Bernie's Chocolate Bar.
Most events are free, others £5 to £10
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