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Vintage Poster Sale

We’ve made an exciting discovery! We’ve found 25 original Shell Grotto posters, dating back to the late 1980s – and we’re selling them to fund three new roundels in the Grotto.

The posters measure 10×12.5in, are all in near mint condition, obviously unused, and are printed on lightweight card. This is the poster that appears in the Only Fools and Horses Jolly Boys Outing episode (1989).

If you wish to purchase a poster, and thereby become a sponsor of the Roundel Project, simply email us here including your name and contact number and we shall phone back, take payment and arrange postage!

The posters are £30 with £3.99 postage and packing. The Roundel Project was established in 2012 to recreate 100 missing mosaic roundels – so far, with sponsorship from visitors and the Friends of the Shell Grotto, plus our conservator Rob Smith’s expert help, we have completed 23. Sales of the poster will fund the restoration of these three roundels, below, which sit in the Serpentine Passage. Don’t forget, current Friends can visit whenever they want to see the progress we are making!




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2021 SEASON

We've put together a FAQs list so you can find out all about booking tickets, our COVID safety measures and what to expect from a visit to the Grotto.

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TRIP ADVISOR AWARD 2020

We're pleased and proud to say that we have been awarded a 2020 Traveller's Choice Award, putting us in the top 10% of attractions on the site worldwide.

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IN MEMORY:
CHRIS PEARSON

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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