Margate Mod & 60s Festival 2016

We are excited to announce the full line-up for 2016.

Our daytime events are on Margate seafront with a scooter run and comp, market, live bands and DJ’s.

All evening events take place around the Westcoast and Black Cat Club – book your tickets now!

Hot News! THE RIFLES, BIG BOSS MAN, LES GRYS GRYS and THE EMBROOKS are already confirmed. Super guest DJ’s will join the NUT’s residents, Full program ready soon book your digs now!

Great British Music & Culture return to the rejuvenated seaside town of Margate on the Kent coast Whitsun bank holiday. The fantastic Westcoast venue houses three areas including a top Live Music & DJ Venue, Restaurant & the Black Cat Club room. Situated opposite the new Turner Arts centre in the heart of the old town surrounded by vintage shops, boutique hotels, family run cafes, restaurants, tea rooms and even an old sweet shop. Other attractions include the UK’s first ever fun fair, Dreamland which has recently reopened for the first time in over a decade. Margate also offers one of the best beaches in Britain and one of the few places you can watch the sun rise and set.

If that wasn’t enough to persuade you to plan a visit to the seaside we have put together a program that will be sure to thrill you over the Whitsun bank holiday weekend.

Over three evening and two daytime events we have put together a stellar program which has two DJ rooms and a fantastic live music set-up. Our daytime events are on the Piazza opposite the Westcoast and seafront with ample parking space for scooters. We will have a stage with live music and open decks DJ sessions, scooter comp, market, food and drinks at special prices for wristband holders. Check back once in a while as we add more to the program.


Trader enquiries please contact:
Open Decks DJ session enquiries: 

Visit Thanet Website

Premier Inn: 0871 527 8762
Travelodge: 0871 984 6341
Smiths Court Hotel: 01843 222310
Malvern Guest House: 01843 290192
Sherwood Hotel: 01843 223853
Burlington: 01843 292817


On Sunday 29th May THANET AREA SCOOTER SERVICES and the South Coast Pirates Scooter Club will take you around the cliff tops and bays to Broadstairs first for an ice cream at legendary Italian Gelato shop Morelli’s before heading onto Ramsgate, stopping at the harbour for a short refreshment break. We then head back across Manston airfield and into Margate and along the seafront, a really lovely ride for sure!


The Scooter Competition is sponsored by THANET AREA SCOOTER SERVICES and will take place at 3pm in the Piazza on Sunday 29 May 2016.

Shop online or visit the RAT RACE shop during the weekender on Margate High Street, just 2 minutes walk from the Westcoast.

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