Copy of events happening from the Thanet Coast Project.
2016 Summer Events
Book & Pay ‘online’ to reserve place: nekmpa.org.uk
Seaweed and their Secrets!
Walk & talk with Ian Tittley (Natural
History Museum) to find out everything
about seaweed & their uses - on the
chalk reef & rockpools. Adults (14+).
Lasts 2hrs. Suggested donation: £3pp
Tue 2 Aug, 6pm - Eastcliff, Ramsgate
Book/Pay: online & receive details.
Please Book/Further details online: nekmpa.org.uk
Book/pay via Visitor Information Centre, Margate on 01843 577577
Summer Seashore Safaris
Explore Thanet’s rocky chalk shore for its fascinating
rockpool wildlife - with help on hand to identify your
finds. ID sheet & equipment provided. Wear suitable
footwear for rockpools. Suitable for 4 to 14s & all
the family! Lasts 2 hrs; £1 pp (adults & children)
Sat 23 July, 8.30am - Minnis Bay
Sun 24 July, 9am - West Bay, Westgate
Mon 25 July, 9.30am - St Mildred’s Bay
Tue 26 July, 10am - Nayland Rock Margate
Wed 27 July, 11am - Walpole Bay
*Sat 30 July, 3pm - Eastcliff, Ramsgate
*Sun 31 July, 4.30pm - Western Undercliff
Sun 21 Aug, 8.30am - Stone Bay
Mon 22 Aug, 9am - Joss Bay
Tue 23 Aug, 9.30am - Botany Bay
Wed 24 Aug, 10am - Dumpton Gap
*Part of Ramsgate Festival: ramsgatefestival.org
Book/Pay: online & receive meeting point details
DID YOU KNOW?
# Thanet’s coast is internationally & nationally important for its bird & marine life
# It has the longest continuous stretch of coastal chalk in the country.
# You can volunteer & get free training (12 Oct) as a ‘Coastal Warden’ to help safeguard wildlife.
# There are further ‘Discover Thanet’s Coast events funded by Coastal Communities Fund, &
# Coastal Community Beach Huts & their resources for community ‘family-orientated’ groups
which can booked at Margate or Ramsgate Main Sands! More: www.visitthanet.co.uk/thanetcoast
# The Safaris are part of the ‘Guardians of the Deep’ (Kent Wildlife Trust with HLF support)
Great British Beach Clean 2016
Join us on a beach clean & litter survey
as a part of the Marine Conservation
Society’s national campaign to monitor
& clean our shores. Gloves, sticks and
bags provided Lasts 2.5 hrs; 5 yrs+
Sat 17 Sept, 10am
- Plumpudding, Birchington
Sat 17 Sept, 2.30pm
- Pegwell Bay, Cliffsend
Wheels & Fins – Seashore Safaris
Explore the chalk reef & rockpools at the festival
Suitable for 4-11s accompanied by an adult. ID and
equipment provided – please wear suitable
footwear/clothing for rockpooling. Lasts 2hrs.
Sat. 10 Sept, 11.30am
Sun 11 Sept, 12.30pm
Joss Bay, Broadstairs wheelsandfins.co.uk
Broadstairs Water Gala
Join the family fun on our beach
activities on this great day out at Viking
Bay. Suitable: under 11s with adult.
Wed 17 Aug (1.5hrs; 4-11s)
3pm: Beach Scavenger Challenge - Viking
5.30pm: Seashore Safari - Louisa Bay
The North East Kent Coast is
internationally important for wintering
birds, and the marine life of the chalk
caves, reef and sandy bays.
For more details visit: nekmpa.org.uk
Tel: 01843 577672
Water Safety in Thanet
Spot the dangers
Always go with a friend or adult
Follow safety signs and flags
Emergency? Ring 999/112
The Thanet Coastal Codes and Water
Safety in Thanet video can be viewed
online at: nekmpa.org.uk