Tag Archives: Margate


One from the archive today, that I came across as I was sorting through images for use in up-coming Camera Club talks. This is Arlington House, an eighteen-storey residential tower block built in the early 1960s in Margate, Kent. It’s … Continue reading

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Spider’s break

Just occasionally I spot the WordPress weekly challenge and actually post an image that fit’s the bill. This week’s challenge is to capture something ‘Broken‘. This pane of glass in a closed-down bar has been comprehensively broken and the sellotape … Continue reading

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Margate – a balanced view

This is my third post about Margate: a seaside town in the county of Kent on the SE corner of England. Margate has a long history as a seaside resort that blossomed with the advent of the railways and with … Continue reading

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Turner Contemporary

Turner Contemporary (a Tate Plus partner gallery) is a new exhibition space that opened in 2011 on Margate’s seafront. JMW Turner was a regular visitor to Margate, staying on the precise spot where this modern visual arts centre, designed by … Continue reading

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