The Seaside Series Part 1: Margate
- 1,895 British pounds£1,895
- Walpole Bay Hotel, Margate
Margate has been a popular holiday destination since the 18th century. It labels itself ‘The Original Seaside’ and the advertising around the town calls out that ‘There is more to Margate!’ The town has a rich history of entertainment, Dreamland the iconic amusement park and dance has recently been the star of ‘Empire of Light’ starring Olivia Coleman. The seafront is a wide-open space on one side you have the sandy beach with a seawater swimming pool, on the other amusement arcades and cafes. Taking shelter from the elements in the narrow streets of the old town reveals a quirky variety of architecture and shop fronts. If it is contemporary building The Turner Contemporary Gallery makes an excellent subject. Of course, it wouldn’t be right to not mention the artists Turner and Tracey Emin who both lived in the town, poet T.S Eliot was inspired by the Margate Sands while convalescing in the 1920’s. Margate has the air of a down at heel town that inspires through curiosity; it is a gold mine for photographers.
For cancellations, please contact me to discuss. In general, if I am able to re-sell the place, I will refund you. Obviously the sooner you let me know the better the chances of re-selling the place.
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