Zoom Events in Kent
Viking Bay Parade
Broadstairs Platinum Jubilee Festival
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***
Wednesday – Friday10am to 7pm
Saturday 9am to 7pm
Sunday 10am to 6pm
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
Friday 3rd June 2022 Line up
Saturday 4th June 2022 – An Evening with Katie Bradley and Dave Ferra Band
Broadstairs-Live events accompany our Free to enter Broadstairs Platinum Jubilee Festival.
Fun rides available during the event and special children afternoon entertainment with a magic show Friday and comedy on Saturday.
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.
Please note: images are representative of previous Zoom Events.
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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.
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.
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.
Location & Parking
Viking Bay Parade
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 – 9pm: Ian Fox
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 – 3pm: Charlie Don’t Surf (Bandstand)
3pm – 5pm: Rhythm Shack
Children’s comedy magic show 1pm – 2pm
Family magic show 1pm – 2pm
PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
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.
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.
Handmade silver, copper, resin and clay jewellery. Holistic crystals and hand made gemstone candles.
The Crafty Koala
Handmade items using decoupage such as vases, birdboxes, slate coasters, storage jars, trinket dishes and wooden plaques.
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.
Passion Du Fromage
Spanish and French saucisson, French cheese and more continental fine foods.
Granny Sally’s Fudge
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.
Olives, baklava, Turkish delight and nuts.
Lavender and Blackberry
Fresh fruit including berries ,cherries and stone fruits.
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.
Slush puppy drinks.
Famous Last Stand
A great selection of beer, ale, lager, cider, prosecco, wine and gin.
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
Headline act Adam Morrison grew up on the Isle of Sheppey and dreamed of a life beyond working-class Kent. Now he’s bringing up his own kids…in working-class Kent.
“Very funny!” PATRICK MONAHAN
“One to watch” – STEPHEN K AMOS
MC Mat Wills is a short man with many tall tales. An engaging and charming compere, he puts audiences at ease with his deft crowd work and cheeky East End vibe.
“Impressive quick thinking “ NOTTS COMEDY REVIEW
Steve McLean is obsessed with toys and geek culture. His 2019 Edinburgh Fringe show, Action Figure Archive, managed to make three fringe ‘top ten’ lists. His latest show Retrosexual expands on this theme to encompass the pop culture of his youth.
“A hilarious walk down memory lane” WIRED MAGAZINE
Nikola McMurtrie is a Scottish performer who moved to London to revel in a life of writing about herself in the third person – and, oh boy, does she love it!
Her recent accolades include winning the British Comedy Guide Video contest with her song “Introverts coming out of lockdown” and reaching the finals of the Musical Comedy Awards.
Ribs Norman is a long-limbed comedian from Kent who loves anecdotes and animals and hates telephones and hugs. She made the shortlist for the Funny Women Stage Awards, and the longlist for the Funny Women Comedy Writing Award.
“Hilarious, quirky and original.” LIVE RAIL COMEDY CLUB
“Witty, delightful, and most importantly, funny.” COMEDY ISLAND
Headline act Tony Law is part Neanderthal Canadian, part Trinidadian. Farm-boy blue-collar surreal absurdity in his own very unique style.
“Takes post-modern stand-up to a dangerously funny new level” ★★★★ THE GUARDIAN
“The King of post-modern nonsense.” THE TELEGRAPH
MC Mel Byron
Mel Byron has performed stand-up all over the UK. She has taken two solo shows to the Edinburgh Fringe and has performed at Fringes in Brighton, Manchester, and Hastings, among others. Mel is an experienced MC and has hosted comedy nights for a variety of promoters including Funny Women and Much Laughter.
“May just make your day” THE SCOTSMAN
“Simply Superb” TREEHOUSE COMEDY
Adam Morrison Jones
Adam Morrison Jones is a high-energy comedian from Dover who’s happy performing anywhere, from Bingo halls to rock festivals.
“A rock ‘n’ roll Peter Kay” DEAL RADIO
“I really love this act” ” STEPHEN MULHERN
Dave Bailey is a twice BBC New Comedy Awards nominated comedian who combines observational storytelling with improv.
“Refreshing levels of self-deprecation” THREE WEEKS
Luke Poulton tells stories about being Autistic and jokes about crap movies that no one else wants to watch. Essex Comedian of the Year 2019.
“Consistently delivering big laughs. A huge talent and certainly one to watch” PHOENIX FM
Kent singer-songwriter Katie Bradley came into the spotlight with her 2012 iTunes Blues hit “I hear the river” which received a nomination for Best original song in the British Blues Awards.
Katie continues to ascend celebrating a highly acclaimed career supporting and collaborating with artists across the world formerly Luther Allison, Suzanne Vega and most recently Rhythm and Blues greats: Lucky Peterson, Taildragger, Georgie Fame, Geno Washington to mention a few.
Katie’s love for many different styles of Blues reveals her to be a very exciting artist who can cover and write in a myriad of different Blues disciplines. Her range can haunt you deep down into the spirit of the Delta Blues or raise your spirits when she leads a full band of many musicians. Katie extends her musicality, rhythm and love for rich melody in the Blues by playing Blues harp.
We are excited to welcome Katie to Broadstairs Live where she will be playing an extensive set at our special jazz evening.
Dave Ferra is a blues guitarist and singer nominated for the UK Blues Awards in 2020. On his recent collection, “Starting Something,” his work thrives in the blues universe, supported by his sterling fingerstyle guitar and rack harp work. Ferra penned all 11 tracks, an array of Delta blues, Chicago blues, folk blues, jump blues, the walking blues and the talking blues.
Ferra’s compositions suggest that resilience and a sense of humor can perhaps get us all through just about anything. This album may be the model elixir we require as we emerge – much like cicada Brood X singing their plaintive songs of love – from the pandemic.
We are excited to welcome David Ferra performing an evening of blues in the Broadstairs Live marquee on Saturday 4th June.