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Half term fiesta fun

We're celebrating the Mexican tradition of Day of the Dead at the Grotto this Half Term. Our artist-led workshops are free, just normal Grotto admission prices apply. Plus KIDS GO FREE all Half Term!


Wednesday 25 October, 10-1 Make Your Own Mexican Calavera Pin Badge These unique badge designs have been specially created for the Grotto by artist Dawn Cole. Calavera are sometimes also called sugar skulls, and these ones are made up of shells and sea creatures. You won’t find anything else quite like it - a bit like the Grotto in fact!



Thursday 26 October, 10-1

Print a Vintage Calavera Postcard Come have some printing fun with Dawn. Pick your vintage postcard and learn how to use the vintage Adana printing press. It's a magical process!


The Grotto is open daily until 29 October, 10-5.





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TRIP ADVISOR AWARD 2023

Thanks to all our customers who have left reviews for us - once again we've been awarded a Travellers' Choice Award, putting us in the top 10% of attractions worldwide

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We're incredibly saddened by the death of Chris Pearson, who has died at the age of 68. Chris served as an archivist for both the Shell Grotto and Margate Caves.

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