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Link to the Past event at Quex, February 10th.

Next Sunday 10th February, come along to Quex
for the 'Link to the Past' event. We will be exhibiting jointly with the Friends
of Shell Grotto. So please come along and see us between 11am and 4pm. 

"Jointly organised by the Powell-Cotton Museum and the Trust
for Thanet Archaeology,  Link to the 
Past is a celebration of Heritage in Kent."

Four talks will be given over the day, one of which is Underground Sites in Kent by our very own Rod LeGear.  

Christmas Shopping Package Auction

Our friends at the Shell Grotto are hosting an online auction for us this weekend. Up for grabs in this shopping package are:

A £25 gift certificate for the Margate Gallery in Margate Old Town.

A £30 gift certificate for Paraphernalia, in Margate Old Town.

A bundle of lovely stuff, below, from the Vincent Cottage Company, on the Parade, Margate.
Worth £65.

The auction is open but get your bids in before 8pm this Sunday!

Bids can be placed here :


Underground Thanet is a sell out success!

Thank you to everyone that attended the talk 'Underground Thanet' on Thursday night. Our location for the evening was the ballroom of the Walpole Bay Hotel and it was filled to capacity. 

We raised a total of £443 from ticket sales, raffle tickets, donations and sales on the night.

Thanks to the following for raffle prizes:

  • Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe, Margate
  • The Shell Grotto
  • Jenny Moyse
  • Vera Elliott

Thank you to the Thanet Trust for Archaelogy for donating a share of their book sales on the night, to Marjorie Baker & Vera Elliott for the tasty rock cakes and to the Walpole Bay Hotel for being our venue for the evening. 

3 Auctions, 3 Weekends!

To assist us in our fundraising efforts, The Shell Grotto are hosting online auctions for us. We have had some fabulous prizes donated especially. Our first auction will go live at 8am on Friday 19th October and will close at 8pm on Sunday 21st. You’ll be bidding on:

Three-course meal for two with wine at Margate’s newest seafront eaterie, the Great British Pizza Co. Worth £50.

Two tickets to the Friends of the Shell Grotto talk on Underground Thanet, 8 November at the Walpole Bay Hotel. With interval drinks.


And then our next auction will start at 8am on Friday 26th and close at 8pm on Sunday 28th. It’ll be for:


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