JOURNEYS: First Friday 1 Dec 2023

Join us to launch the Marine Studios Writers’ Room in our December First Friday on the theme of Journeys.

Hear acclaimed author Travis Elborough discuss his latest work ‘The Writer’s Journey’, following the travels that influenced some of world’s most famous writers.

Experience Three Tenses in One from Dan Thompson Studio, reimagine Thanet’s streetscapes with Transit Collective, and get creative with D&D map making and Peter Gander’s map drawing. Plus there’s a Margate Bookshop pop-up to get your Christmas gifts.

FREE, 6-8.30pm. BYO refreshments and curiosity. Supported by Arts Council England.

Please note: Marine Studios is accessed via stairs.

Past events

ROBOTS: First Friday

3 Nov 2023

Marine Studios is relaunching First Fridays with the incredible Robert Poulter’s New Model Theatre and robot-related activities.

R.U.R. – Robert’s Unruly Robots is a paper theatre show inspired by Karel ńĆapek’s 1920 play, R.U.R, where the word ‘robot’ originated. Read more in the Isle of Thanet news.

Suitable for robot fans of all ages – under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. FREE. BYO refreshments.

Space is limited so please arrive early. Marine Studios is accessed via stairs.

First Friday Margate

First Fridays

Various dates

This event programme at Marine Studios includes exhibitions, talks, games nights, workshops and more.

We’d love to hear about other events happening on the first Friday of each month, so we can cross-promote yours.


For past First Fridays events and more, view the archive.