Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Here Comes Summer

Copy of events happening from the Thanet Coast Project.
Thanet Coast
Explore our

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

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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


# 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
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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

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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


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