Saturday, 25 August 2012

August Bank Holiday Weekend, what’s on in Ramsgate.

 This weekend there are two major events on in Ramsgate

 The maritime museum is holding a steam event, on Sunday 26th and Monday 27th, arranged by the Steam Museum Trust and happening at Pier Yard and the on the crosswall.  It will feature several visiting vessels, S.T. Cervia in steam, various steam engines, cars, etc and a fairground.
 The  “Summer Squall” arts festival is on all over the town, the program for this is available as a pdf file at http://ramsgatearts.org/summer_squall_2012.pdf

The pictures are of steam preparations.

I did manage to skive off work in my bookshop for a short time today and take some pictures of activities in the vicinity of the harbour today, here is the link http://www.michaelsbookshop.com/laptop812/id7.htm

Note the carousel, it is one of the best in the UK and I believe the only one with bears, note the carved running board, the names on the gallopers will be those of the showman’s family.  

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