Margate city guide

Margate city guide

UK queer hubs: LGBT events, festivals and more

If you’re visiting the UK to check out the queer scene, you’ll no doubt make a beeline for London. The capital is naturally packed with iconic LGBT events and historic places to visit. However, anyone who lives here knows that London is just the tip of a rainbow-coloured iceberg. The UK is packed with wildly creative queer hubs, each with a distinct identity and vibrant calendar of parties, performances and Pride festivals. Here you’ll find nine amazing cities that shouldn’t be missed if […]

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Fabulous local: Siobhan’s guide to Margate

One of Margate’s most iconic residents, it’s hard to miss mega-babe Siobhan with her goddess-worthy neon hair and outfits! I first met this gorgeous lady when she ran the merch stall at London’s infamous queer nightclub, Sink The Pink a few years ago. She’s one of the most seriously fabulous (and lovely) people I know and her ‘niche not normal’ fashion label ShopFloorWhore is stacked with all the colourful clothes and accessories my dreams are made of! Check out her […]

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Review: Walpole Bay Hotel Margate

The one thing I remember most clearly about my first trip to Margate a few years ago was cycling past the Walpole Bay Hotel. It has a gorgeously Edwardian facade and on that day the street surrounding it was filled with expensive vintage cars. Very exclusive and definitely not somewhere I could afford to stay, I thought. Later, I learnt that there was a vintage car event on in Margate that weekend, so thankfully the hotel isn’t always filled with […]

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