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Dreamland Bingo Margate, Marine Terrace - Lost Bingo Halls

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Club Closed: 23rd May 2007

Dreamland Bingo
Marine Terrace

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Dreamland Bingo Margate, Marine Terrace Background And History

Dreamland Bingo closed in 2007 despite a public move to keep it open. It was part of the Dreamland Beach Complex, which held host to a variety of traditional seaside entertainment. A victim of unprofitability the bingo sessions were held in one part of the cinema.

The building as a whole could accommodate over 2000 people, and its original frontage broke ground in cinema design when it opened in 1935. The bingo hall took over the original stalls of one of the two cinemas on the premises. Both the remaining cinema, and the bingo hall closed within months of each other despite what must have been one of the first Facebook driven petitions to keep a bingo hall open.

By Gareth Whieldon (July 2010)

Photographs Of The Dreamland Bingo Margate, Marine Terrace

If you have any photos from this lost hall, be it of its interior, the staff, special events, parties, customers and more; and you'd like to share them here, please contact us to arrange adding them to the site.

Dreamland Bingo Margate

Photograph by: Martin Tapsell (1998) - Interior of Dreamland Bingo Margate

Your Comments And Memories Of The Marine Terrace Dreamland Bingo

Were you connected to the Dreamland Bingo Marine Terrace, Margate? Be it as a staff member or customer, we'd love to hear about this club when it was open - send your comments and memories about the staff, the members, the events and general atmosphere of this lost bingo club; to keep here for posterity's sake.

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Club Info

The whole of the Dreamland complex was purchased, with a view to the re-opening of all of the facilities that it provided in it's heyday. Listed II*, there is nuch work to be completed, a start having been made already on the exterior of the building. It will also have the fun fair re-instated, as well as the cafe etc.

By D. Keeling (January 2017)

Other Clubs In The Area

Listed below are a couple of clubs in the area as an alternative to the Dreamland Bingo Margate.

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