Our latest job vacancy is now live. We’re looking for a dynamic foodie who has the experience to manage our café for us. If you think you’re our person, pop over to our Jobs page to download the Job Description with details of how to apply.
There’s lots going on at the moment, so hold onto your hard hats – here’s a brief round up of the last several weeks. We’ve been interviewing for our new Centre Manager – more news on that soon! – and working on more content for the website. We’re also talking to a local maker about...
Welcome to our brand new website, designed and crafted by the lovely crowd at Graphic Alliance. There is still much to add to the site, so bear with us while we build an online home as impressive as our real world one! We’re also on the hunt for our first full-time member of staff. We...
Walls are going up! The timber parapet to the roof is now complete, and the block work on internal walls has started. Next we’ll see the facing bricks, which are Italian, and handmade, and beautiful. Photos soon! Happy New Year to all our supporters.
We’ve had some very generous donations to our archive over the last few weeks. If you have any Cave memorabilia that you wish to donate – or loan us, for a day or a year – we are always looking for items to enrich our interpretation and education. Please get in touch.
With thanks to our friends at Kaner Olette for the photo, here are the excavations for our new stairs into the Caves. Over the next few weeks the first bricks will be laid and the floor deck installed. Our visitor centre will start to look like a building very soon!
Our visitors did some great chalk drawings of our cave animals, and we once again met lots of people who wanted to share their memories of visiting the Caves
More than 80 artists have created original postcard-sized artworks to feature in our exhibition and auction on the Margate Harbour Arm Gallery on Saturday 16 September.
We had another trip into the Caves this week, as we work towards re-opening in 2019. Attendees included our volunteer photographer Frank Leppard photography – thanks for the great images Frank! – and paintings conservator Rob Smith, who is looking at how best to look after our extensive wall paintings. Rob has previously worked on conservation projects...
We’re excited to report that construction has started! This week, our main contractors Breem Construction are overseeing the works needed to gain access to the site next week. If you’re local to Margate, please bear with us while we disrupt both pedestrians and vehicles – we promise it will be worth it in the end!