Margate Bookshop Writers' Room

A living room and workspace for readers, writers and creatives right in the heart of Margate.

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Words hub
A space for readers, writers and creatives.
We Read group members
Book clubs
Margate's We Read Book Club is one of the groups that meets at the bookshop.
We Are Beat Poetry Night
We Are Beat Poetry Night
Kent's finest poets read Beat inspired poetry.
The Walls Are In Our Heads exhibition
The Writers' Room welcomes exhibitions from local artists.
Thanet's young people meet at the Writers' Room to plan their practical action on the clim
Margate Bookshop Writers' Room
Margate Bookshop Writers' Room
Make yourself at home in the Writers' Room.

Margate Bookshop Writers' Room

A living room and workspace for readers, writers and creatives, The Margate Bookshop Writers' Room is a welcoming space where you're encouraged to make yourself at home. Designed to support local and visiting writers, the space offers very affordable desk space, comfy reading chairs, printing and phone charging.

It's also home to local poetry critique group, Margate Stanza and welcomes local book groups, book talks and readings.

The Margate Bookshop and Co-relate want the bookshop to be a place for the reading and writing community to come together - whether that's to read and write, for intimate events, to develop their skills or to access writing resources. They launched The Margate Bookshop Writer's Room in early August 2019 and have since hosted book launches, poetry nights and several resident published writers. 

We're open Tuesdays to Sundays during bookshop hours (10am-5pm).

Find us here:

Margate Bookshop Writer's Room
Upstairs at The Margate Bookshop
2 Market Place
Margate CT9 1ER

The Writers' Room is currently closed due to COVID-19. For all enquiries please email [email protected]

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An introduction to the Writers' Room with thanks to Thanet Writers