Ramsgate Music Hall opened its doors in 2013 and has been nailing it ever since. The venue’s intimacy and sound system are constantly praised by fans and performers alike. Come along and experience it for yourself, it’s the best night out Ramsgate has to offer.
Address: 13 Turner Street, Ramsgate, Darkest Kent, CT11 8NJ
Telephone Number: +44 (0)1843-591815
Opening in Oct 2013, Ramsgate Music Hall has already built a solid reputation as one of the UK’s finest small venues. Winner of NME’s “Britain’s Best Small Venue award” in 2015. NME wrote “striking a fresh blow for quality over capacity… a magnificent new venue…” Jason from Sleaford Mods is also a big fan of the spot “This place is what these so called ‘Classic Venues’ wish they were…”
How many people does it hold?
Who has played there?
Mount Kimbie, The Comet is Coming, Ezra Furman, Maverick Sabre, Congo Natty, Floating Points & loads more.
Have there been any “I was there” moments?
Mystery Jets put together one hell of a set in December 2015, check out this short video of the show:
This was a special night for their fans – seeing them live up close and personal in such a small cap venue.
How do I get there?
The venue is about a 10 minute walk from Ramsgate train station and a 2 minute walk from Broad Street station.
Where should I eat?
Shakey Shakey Fish Bar – cheap and cheerful chippy dishing out huge portions.
Bon Appetit – Bangin French restaurant right on the water. Dinner with a view.
Where can I stay?
There’s plenty of hotels and hostels in the Ramsgate/Kent area. Albion House & The Oak Hotel are nice and close to the venue. There’s also a good selection of Air BnBs if that’s more your style.
Get in early and get up the front – Ramsgate Music Hall may offer the best opportunity to get in touching distance of the performers out of any venue in the UK.
If you’re not in to the chaos of the pit, there’s a groovy bar upstairs with a big screen so you can kick back and watch the action.
Head over to ticketweb.co.uk/ramsgatemusichall to check out all the awesome upcoming gigs in Ramsgate Music Hall.
The new owner of UK venue SWX is to work with local and national promoters to bring more live music to what it calls “the best 1,100-capacity room in Bristol”.