Dive deep into the history of Ramsgate with Ramsgate Reflections

We're all about building pride in our town and starting next weekend, there a series of free talks all about the vibrant history of Ramsgate.

Take a look at the programme and check out the full list of activities

Sat 22 July

Habour Saga: Brian Daubney tells the story of our harbour as an after lunch entertainment

Every Picture Tells a Story: Michael Blaker RE takes us on an illustrated talk of a lifetime of etching and painting.

Mon 24 July

The Clifftop Amazon: Laura Probert’s fond tribute to Dame Janet Stancomb-Wills: our first lady mayor and mostgenerous benefactress.

Tue 25 July

Ramsgate, Landscape andRamsgate, Landscape and People: Archaeologist Ges Moody explores three centuries of Ramsgate’s geology, archaeology and history

Wed 26 July

History of Ramsgate’s Lifeboats: John Ray reveals the history of lifeboating at Ramsgate since1802 with emphasis on key eventsand rescues.

Thurs 27 July

Pugin, Ramsgate and the Sea: Catriona Blaker will relate Pugin’s love and knowledge of the sea to his life in Ramsgate.

Fri 28 July

Ramsgate 1817 to 2017: Ups, DownsRamsgate 1817 to 2017: Ups, Downsand Whatever Next?: Terry & Janet Prue take the long view of Ramsgate’s popularity and relate it to prospectsfor prosperity in the future.

Sat 29 July

Location Ramsgate: Danny Nissim and Stephen Davies take you back o the town as it was, thanks to some nearly forgotten feature films.

Sun 30 July

The #Rooswijk1740 Project: Marine archaeologist Daniel Pascoe will update us on the ongoing excavation of this Dutch East India ship that sank on the Goodwin Sands in1740.