Broadstairs and Margate Centres | Kent Adult Education

 

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Broadstairs Adult Education Centre

Centre information

For over 40 years Broadstairs Adult Education Centre has a history of delivering a wide range of courses as well as being a centre for the Arts and Theatre, encompassing the Memorial Theatre. 

A regular visitor to Broadstairs from 1837 until 1859, Charles Dickens immortalised the town as "Our English Watering Place". Follow in Charles Dickens' footsteps, Broadstairs Adult Education Centre is a well-known centre for creative writing students to develop their talents. 

The Centre has a strong tradition of delivering creative courses, and this year is no different with the provision including Pottery, Drawing and Painting. Supporting this is a programme courses in a wide range of subject from Languages to Counselling, run from our bespoke classrooms in the nearby refurbished Broadstairs Library.

Broadstairs Adult Education Centre
St Peters Road
Broadstairs
Kent
CT10 2JW

Facilities

Disabled access and facilities is limited. Please contact BroadstairsAEC@kent.gov.uk ahead of your visit.



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Margate Adult Education Centre

Centre Information

Margate Adult Education Centre is a historic building located on Hawley Square in the centre of town and is easily accessible on various local bus routes. It is known for its Life Drawing courses and has a fully equipped Silversmithing Studio in the basement.

Following the building’s former life as the Thanet School of Art,  the centre is known for its Life Drawing, Photography, Printmaking and Fine Art courses and has a fully equipped Silversmithing Studio in which students produce work of a commercial quality.

Kent Adult Education also offers a range of Fine Art courses from Margate’s Turner Contemporary. These range from Life Drawing, Painting and Sculpture to courses designed around the current exhibitions.

Hawley Square
Margate
Kent
CT9 1PF

Facilities

Disabled access and facilities is limited. Please contact MargateAEC@kent.gov.uk ahead of your visit.



Cafe/Refreshments

 

Broadstairs Adult Education Centre

Getting there

Parking Information

Nearest Parking:

Free onsite parking. Limited Spaces, but free on surrounding roads.

If your course is at Broadstairs Library, the nearest parking is at St Peters Park Road car park.

Parking CostsMinimum charge 50p for 1 hour thereafter pay by minute o50p per hour up to a maximum charge of £2.50 for a 24 hour stay. Parking is free on Saturdays. 

 

 

Margate Adult Education

Getting there

Parking Information

Nearest Parking: Hawley Square
Parking Cost: £1.20 per hour. 2 hour maximum stay. Monday to Saturday 9.00am to 6.00pm. Parking is free outside of these hours

Opening times

Broadstairs Adult Education Centre

During term time the office hours are as follows:

Monday to Thursday 8am to 8pm
Friday 8:15am to 5pm

Margate Adult Education Centre

Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm
Friday 9am to 4:30pm