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Underground Thanet

The Friends of the Shell Grotto present, UNDERGROUND THANET

An illustrated talk by Rod LeGear


Thursday 8 November, 7pm, £4

Walpole Bay Hotel, Fifth Avenue, Cliftonville


All proceeds to The Friends of Margate Caves


The talk will look at many examples of Thanet’s rich underground heritage including: the enigmatic Shell Grotto; air raid shelters from both world wars; underground chapels; and tunnels used by smugglers.


Rod will also take a detailed look at the chequered history of the Margate Caves and bring the story up to date with news of the Friends of Margate Caves’ plans for the future of this classic Margate attraction. All proceeds from the night will go to the Friends of Margate Caves, to assist with their fundraising.

Doors open 6:30pm. Talk begins 7pm. Interval bar. 


All proceeds will go to the Friends of Margate Caves to assist with their fundraising towards getting the Caves re-opened. For tickets please call on 01843 220008 or pay online