Christmas Event

Christmas at Turner Contemporary

Visit Turner Contemporary this December for local makers markets, Christmas takeovers, and performance.

30 November

30 November - 15 December 2019

Turner Contemporary Rendezvous, Margate, Kent CT9 1HG

Saturday 30 November & Sunday 1 December

Future Foundry Presents: The Waste-Free Winter Market

10am – 6pm, Foyle Rooms

An extraordinary event created by young makers, artists and designers from across Kent who are working with rescued and salvaged materials.This market offers an exciting and relaxing alternative to the traditional Christmas shopping experience!

Alongside the market there will be a number of fashion shows throughout the day.

The Waste Free Fashion Collective. Catwalk 2019. Image Credit: Stuart Leech

Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 December

Image: John Sainsbury

Pioneering Places: East Kent Christmas Takeover – Saturday 7 December:

Visit Turner Contemporary on Saturday 7 December and witness the gallery transformed as the Pioneering Places Creative Enablers take over to create a drop in Christmas themed extravaganza!

The Pioneering Places Creative Enablers are a group of parents working with the Young Arts and Heritage Leaders as part of our Pioneering Places project.

Green Rooms Market – Sunday 8 December:

11am – 5pm, Foyle Rooms

This is the first foray out of London for Green Rooms Market who are bringing together a whole host of independent botanical sellers and makers based in and around Margate for a unique day of botanical shopping and workshops during the festive season.

Expect houseplants, pots, planters, macrame, wreaths, cut flowers, terrariums, plants and more plants!

Macramé wreath workshop – 11.30am-12.30pm
Make your own Macramé Wreath for Christmas, using fresh Eucalyptus and recycled cotton cord.

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Green Rooms Market

Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 December

Designers & Makers Market 2019

Kent Creative’s Designers & Makers Market:

10am – 5pm, Foyle Rooms

21 designers and makers will be showcasing their work at Turner Contemporary, including jewellery, ceramics, soft furnishings and accessories – the perfect opportunity to pick up some local Christmas presents.

Christmas Opening Times

We are closed on 3 & 23-26 December

Open every other day including New Year’s Day