Friday March 5
COMEDY: Dara O’Briain, Winter Gardens, Fort Crescent, Margate, 8pm, £19.50, call 01843 296111.
COURSE: First aid and self-help course in homeopathy, Helter Skelter children’s centre, basement of Methodist church, York Street, Broadstairs, 9.45am, call 01843 600140.
GIG: Canterbury +, The Westcoast, King Street, Margate, £3, call 07938 090700; Fat River Band, Barnaby Rudge, Albion Street, Broadstairs, 9pm, call 01843 863240; Open Harp Surgery, Tartar Frigate, Harbour Street, Broadstairs, call 01843 862013.
PRAYER: Women’s World Day of Prayer, the theme is “Let everything that hath breath praise God.” The speaker will be Audrey Ramsey and anyone is welcome to attend, York Street Methodist church, Broadstairs, 2.30pm.
Saturday March 6
ART: Shine The Light - Man Will Become Human Lighthouse in Margate, Daniel Lehan, Substation Project Space, 6 Bilton Square, High Street, Margate, 6pm, for more information call 01843 596194; Lighting The Wayward Ways - Daniel Lehan and This Happy Band, 2pm Arlington Square, 2.45pm Marine Drive Shelter, 3,30pm M&S High Street, 4.15pm Substation Project Space, 6 Bilton Square, High Street, Margate, followed by a screening of students’ short films at 7.30pm.
CHOIR: Thanet Festival Choir presents Beethoven’s Symphony 9, Holy Trinity church, Cliftonville, 7.30pm, £10 (£2 children).
EVENT: Margate Beach Cross, quad bike racing, fairground rides, trade stands and more, starts 10am, Margate Main Sands, Marine Terrace, call 07774 434468.
GIG: Where’s My Thing, Bradstow Mill, High Street, Broadstairs, 9pm, call 01843 861108; The Suspects, Lesters, Ramsgate Road, Margate, 01843 224403; The Qemists, The Westcoast, Margate, call 07938 090700; Paul Purdy; Quart in a Pint Pot, 28 Charlotte Square, Margate, call 01843 223672.
MUSIC: Piano section, Thanet Music and Drama Festival, Canterbury Christ Church University, Broadstairs Campus, Broadstairs, 9.30am, £3 for a whole day, programmes (£3/£3.50 with p&p) and further information available by phoning 01843 600059, email firstname.lastname@example.org from M&G Music or on the door at any of the events.
SEA ANGLING: Sea Searcher boat trips, Pier Yard, Royal Harbour, Ramsgate, 9am - meet 15 minutes before, for more information call 07938 090700.
THEATRE: Michael Lunts performs The Last Ballade, a drama about Chopin, including live music, Memorial Theatre, Hilderstone, Broadstairs, 7.30pm, call 0845 2626263; In Dreams, featuring music of Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly and Everly Brothers, Winter Gardens, Fort Crescent, Margate, 7.30pm, £15, call 01843 296111; Orpheus Down Under, Theatre Royal, Addington Street, Margate, 7.30pm, £15, concession £13, children £7.50, to book call 0845 1301786.
Sunday March 7
BOOT FAIR: The Charles Dickens School, Broadstairs Road, Broadstairs, pitches £7, stall holders from 7am and public from 8am, for more information call 07709 074866.
CRAFT FAIR: Pavilion, Harbour Street, Broadstairs, 10am, call 01843 609999.
DANCE: Thanet Music and Drama Festival, The Centre, Alpha Road, Birchington, £3 for a whole day, programmes (£3/£3.50 with p&p) & further information available as above.
EVENT: Margate Beach Cross, see above.
WALK: Rock Doc Walk, delve into the world of rocks, chalk, cliffs, flints and fossils, Thanet Coast Project, meet outside the Fayreness Hotel, Kingsgate, booking essential at www.thanetcoast.org.uk or call 01843 577672.
WEDDING FAYRE: Powell Cotton Museum, Quex Park, Birchington, 11am to 4pm, free entry, call 01843 842168.
Monday March 8
DANCE: Tap dancing, Westgate Pavilion, Sea Road, 6pm to 8.15pm, £4.50, call 01843 835611.
GIG: Mama Rosin, Belgian Cafe, Habour Parade, Ramsgate, 8pm, call 01843 587925; Happy Tails, Barnaby Rudge, Albion Street, Broadstairs, 9pm, call 01843 863240.
SCRABBLE: St James Club, Broad Street, Ramsgate, 2pm to 4pm, for more details ring Tim on 07974 532970, or Jean on 01843 853375.
TALK: Isle of Thanet Geographical Association, Ley Liberson - Turkey, Israel and Trinidad, arriving by sea, Park Hall, Pierremont Park, Broadstairs, call 01843 602051.Tuesday March 9
FILM: Johnny Mad Dog, Thanet Film Society, Palace Cinema, Harbour Street, Broadstairs, 8pm, £5, call 01843 865726.
KEEP FIT: Westgate Pavilion, Sea Road, 6.15pm to 7.15pm, £4.50, call 01843 835611.
TEA DANCE: Westgate Pavilion, Sea Road, 2.30pm to 5pm, £3.50, call 01843 835611.
THEATRE: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Gulbenkian Theatre, University of Kent, Canterbury, 7.45pm, £14, call 01227 769075.
Wednesday March 10
BINGO: Westgate Pavilion, Sea Road, 2pm to 4pm, £1, a session minimum, call 01843 835611.
CIRCUS: John Lawson’s Circus, site next to Tesco’s, Manston Road, Ramsgate, 4.30pm and 7.30pm, £7, call 07860 498833.
COMEDY: Jo Caulfield Won’t Shut Up!, Gulbenkian Theatre, University of Kent, Canterbury, 7.45pm, £14, call 01227 769075.
DANCE: Belly dancing, 7.30pm to 9pm, £6, Burlesque, 9pm to 10pm, £7, Westgate Pavilion, Sea Road, call 01843 835611.
FASHION SHOW: In aid of breast cancer, G Casino, Westwood Cross, Haine Road, Broadstairs, £20 includes bubbly, buffet and live entertainment, call 01843 579999.
TRIBUTE: To Michael Jackson, Who’s Bad, Winter Gardens, Fort Crescent, Margate, 8pm, £18.50, call 01843 296111.
YOGA: Westgate Pavilion, Sea Road, 6.30pm to 7.30pm, £4.50, call 01843 835611 for information.
Thursday March 11
CIRCUS: see left.