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Broadstairs Platinum Jubilee Festival

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Five days of family fun including live music, stand up comedy, street foods, fine libations, workshops, street theatre and eclectic street market selling crafts, art, grocery foods and clothing.

Come and celebrate this special occasion!

***Please note that Broadstairs Platinum Jubilee Festival is a free to enter event. The only elements that require tickets are the adult only 'Broadstairs Live' evening events which include stand up comedy on Thursday and Friday plus Katie Bradley and The Dave Ferra Band on Saturday in the marquee***

Opening Times:

Wednesday – Friday10am to 7pm
Saturday 9am to 7pm
Sunday 10am to 6pm

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QE2 Platinum Jubilee Logo

June 2022

Outstanding Stand-up

Hilarious performances at Broadstairs Live from a superb list of stand-up comedians. Evening events in the marquee from 7pm – 9pm Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd June 2022.

Thursday 2nd June Line up

Adam Morrison Info / Biog →
MC Matt Wills Info / Biog →
Steve McLean Info / Biog →
Nikola McMurtrie Info / Biog →
Ribs Norman Info / Biog →

Friday 3rd June 2022 Line up

Tony Law  Info / Biog →
Mel Byron (MC)  Info / Biog →
Adam Morrison Jones  Info / Biog →
Dave Bailey Info / Biog →
Luke Poulton Info / Biog →
Evening Music

Saturday 4th June 2022 – An Evening with Katie Bradley and Dave Ferra Band

Dave Ferra Info / Biog →
Katie Bradley Info / Biog →

Get Your Broadstairs-Live Tickets Online - Limited Numbers Available

Broadstairs-Live events accompany our Free to enter Broadstairs Platinum Jubilee Festival.

Childrens Entertainment

Fun rides available during the event and special children afternoon entertainment with a magic show Friday and comedy on Saturday.



Visitor Info

Where better to celebrate the platinum jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II than in the town that her great, great grandmother Victoria spent many of her summer holidays as a young princess.

Synonymous with Charles Dickens and rich in maritime history, Broadstairs is the jewel in Thanet’s crown and archetypal British seaside town providing the perfect setting to celebrate the 60 year reign of our national treasure.


Advertised times may be subject to change at short notice.
Town-Live events are generally 7:00-9:00pm & 7:30-9:30 during the summer.
Ticket cancellations are non refundable.
Images are representative of previous Zoom Events.
Local images copyright respective sources.


Event Countdown








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Ticket Order Information

Please ensure you enter a valid email for your ticket purchase. The tickets will be emailed to that address.

If you do not receive your ticket and confirmation to your email address within half an hour of placing your order, please contact Market Square Group on 01832 281 274 for assistance.

Please print one copy of each ticket – multiple copies cannot be used to enter an event.

Concession Tickets

Disabled ticket holders will need to bring one of the following for their carer to be admitted at the special carer ticket price:

  • Entitlement to Disability Living Allowance for children under 16 or Personal Independent payments for those aged 16-64, either in the form of a letter stating that the benefit has been awarded, or the actual Allowance book
  • Attendance Allowance or Carer’s Allowance letter of award
  • Incapacity Benefit books, or a letter notifying the recipient that the benefit has been awarded
  • A Blue or Orange badge, or
  • In the case of visual impairment, a registration card known as the BD8 or a Certificate of Visual Impairment (CVI)
  • Carers will need to purchase a ticket at a very reduced rate of £2.50 available from our online shop.

Wheelchair Users

We endeavour to ensure that our events are wheelchair friendly. However, if you are purchasing a concession ticket as a wheelchair user, please telephone Market Square Group on 01832 281 274 at the time of booking to confirm the exact arrangements we have made for your event.


  • Will be required to show a current student ID or NUS card.


Entry may be denied to anyone who’s documentation does not support their ticket type/description, or anyone who is not carrying the required documentation.

On the Day Tickets

Tickets may be available on the day but no guarantees can be made as there are limited tickets and visitor numbers.  Therefore we strongly recommend booking tickets in advance online to avoid disappointment.

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Location & Parking

Market Location

Viking Bay Parade
CT10 1QL


A listing  of local car parks  can be found here on the Parkopedia website. Please check times.

Other Information

None at present.

Live Music Schedule

Music Line up

Please note that performance timings may vary slightly up to and during the event.

The live music stage is free to access. Acts shown below with ‘Brandstand‘ in brackets, will be part of council sponsored entertainment taking place on the bandstand opposite our live music stage on Victoria Gardens.


2pm – 4.45pm: Abigail Cardwell

4.45pm – 7pm: Ian Fox


2.30pm – 4.30pm: Eki (Bandstand)

4.30pm – 7pm: Ian Fox



12pm – 2pm: Rhythm ShacK

2.30pm – 4pm: Sue, Caroline and Andy Wall Ensemble (Bandstand)

5pm – 7pm: Rudy Warman and The Heavyweather


12pm – 2pm: Phat Gandalf

 2pm – 4pm: Hyperactive (Bandstand)

 4.30pm – 6pm: TBC


11am – 1pm: Andy Mack

1pm – 5pm: Charlie Don’t Surf (Bandstand)



Campbell Glazier:

Children’s comedy magic show 1pm – 2pm


Family magic show 1pm – 2pm





The list of traders is continually updated as the event approaches.


San Jose Import

Wool products from South America (Ecuador, Peru) such as knitted hats, cardigans and dolls.

Arts and Crafts

Taylor Made Frames

British art, framed in solid wood. Direct from the people who make the frames so brilliant value.


Ponchos, dreamcatchers, handmade friendship bracelets, incense burners, hats, handbags, finger puppets and Ecuadorian clothes. Everything handmade from South America ‘Ecuador.’

Dirk Seyfried Photography Ltd

Photographic prints and framed photographic prints.

Driftwood Designs

Collages from beach combing walks, alongside nautical decoupage made from driftwood, shells, beach glass and ceramics to produce 3D box pictures, driftwood plaques and models, tea-lights and mirrors.

Partygirls Jewellery

Handmade silver, copper, resin and clay jewellery. Holistic crystals and hand made gemstone candles.

Home and Garden

Sublime Housewares

A selection of novelty homeware and gifts including incense and incense burners, bee gifts, jute bags, hanging signs and fair trade mosaic items.

Hot Food


Mexican street food including burrito, fajita, nachos, chilli con carne and tacos.


Delicious sweet & savoury crepes, freshly cooked to order with seasonal, fair-trade and organic ingredients.


Arepas with chicken, pork or vegetarian options. Salad boxes with chicken, pork or vegetarian options. Greek Souvlaki – A choice of grilled meats and/or halloumi to enjoy served with creamy delicious Tzatziki dipping sauce, salad and pita bread.  

Sabores – Churros

Brazilian vegan churros topped with chocolate dressings including vegan options, caramel and Nutella.

Grocery Food

Passion Du Fromage

Spanish and French saucisson, French cheese and more continental fine foods.

Granny Sally’s Confectionery

A wide variety of old English fudge from bars to custom made jars. A huge range of flavours including classic vanilla, rum & raisin, chocolate, rocky road and many more.

Lavin Limited

Olives, baklava, Turkish delight and nuts.

Lavender and Blackberry

Fresh fruit including berries ,cherries and stone fruits.

Cookes Cakery

Loaded brownies and blondies, cookie bars, deep dish cookies, thick cookies, cookie sandwiches, traybakes, millionaires cookies and caramel crunch traybakes.

Cherry Tree Kent

Preserves, curds, pickles, marmalade & chutneys


Rapples Elf Cafe

Vegan milkshakes, dairy milkshakes and gluten free milkshakes all available in 16 different flavours.

Freeze Zone

Slush puppy drinks.

Famous Last Stand

A great selection of beer, ale, lager, cider, prosecco, wine and gin.

Ice Cream

Snow White Catering

Fresh whippy ice cream and a selection of iced lollies.


Eval Silver & Pearl

Artisan sterling silver jewellery.

Tunbridge Wells Dog Biscuit Company

Homemade dog biscuits.

Kent Wildlife Trust

Local wildlife trust providing information, awareness and membership plus adult’s and children’s wildlife packs with free colouring activities for children