Margate Caves

by Margate Caves in Margate

We did it
On 4th May 2017 we successfully raised £10,296 with 166 supporters in 42 days

We're going to reopen Margate Caves. Before we open, we want to involve local people in a series of events and an archaeological dig.

by Margate Caves in Margate

Extra funding

Crowdfund for heritage has provided £5,000 of funding

Heritage Lottery Fund Since 1994, Heritage Lottery Fund has invested £7 billion raised by National Lottery players in all sorts of UK heritage projects. We rescue buildings from decay, breathe new life into neglected parks and landscapes, and encourage communities to record and celebrate their stories. This extra funding is supported by Nesta and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

The Crowd

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Georgina Griffiths pledged £10

25th April 2017 at 1:42pm

Georgina Griffiths has also backed 3 other projects

Jennie.oyston pledged £10

25th April 2017 at 12:38pm

Jennie.oyston has also backed 1 other project

Emma Pierce pledged £10

25th April 2017 at 11:53am

Emma Pierce has also backed 3 other projects

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Wendy Frankland pledged £1

25th April 2017 at 10:51am

Wendy Frankland has also backed 1 other project

Simon Friend pledged £10

21st April 2017 at 4:42pm

Simon Friend has also backed 10 other projects

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a ryan pledged £10

15th April 2017 at 1:01pm

a ryan has also backed 4 other projects

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James ellls pledged £10

14th April 2017 at 8:04pm

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Fiona Sherriff pledged £180

10th April 2017 at 9:25pm

Fiona Sherriff has also backed 7 other projects

Louise pledged £25

10th April 2017 at 9:23pm

Louise has also backed 3 other projects

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Kate pledged £25

10th April 2017 at 9:05pm

Benjamin Enoch James pledged £20

10th April 2017 at 3:01pm

Benjamin Enoch James has also backed 1 other project

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Anonymous pledged £20

10th April 2017 at 1:48pm

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Jo Goodson pledged £20

10th April 2017 at 12:15pm

Jo Goodson has also backed 1 other project

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

31 of 50 claimed

£10 Reward

The Caves Supporter. A Margate Caves supporter pack in the post - including a postcard, badge and stickers. We’ll give you a massive thank you on our Facebook page. And list you on a special page thanking our supporters on our website.

£10 or more

£10 Reward

The Caves Cheerleader. The Margate Caves belong to everyone that supports them. As a cheerleader we’ll give you access to an online folder with images from the archive, a history of the Caves, and details of our plans, so that you can share the story with friends online. We’ll give you a massive thank you on our Facebook page. And list you on a special page thanking our supporters on our website.

£50 or more

4 of 25 claimed

£50 Reward

The Caves Explorer. This one’s a bit special. A limited edition Margate Caves backpack, with postcard, badge, stickers and a specially-written Explorer’s Guide including a brief history of Margate Caves. We’ll give you a massive thank you on our Facebook page. And list you on a special page thanking our supporters on our website.

£50 or more

20 of 50 claimed

£50 Reward

The Caves Artist We’ll send you a limited edition A3 art print on heavyweight recycled brown card of an image from the Margate Caves archive, selected by artist and Caves Trustee Dan Thompson. He’ll sign and number every print. We’ll give you a massive thank you on our Facebook page. And list you on a special page thanking our supporters on our website..

£100 or more

5 of 50 claimed

£100 Reward

The Caves Friend. We’ll give you a colourful Caves tote bag, into which we’ll drop a postcard, badge, stickers and a specially-written Friends Guide including a history of the Caves - but we’ll give it to you in person. We’ll hold an event in autumn 2017 for our Caves Friends, when we’ll show you our plans in more detail. We'll thank you on our Facebook page. And we’ll list you on a special page thanking our supporters on our website.

£250 or more

0 of 10 claimed

£250 Reward

The Caves Archaeologist. Our archaeological dig will take place in summer-autumn 2017. Become part of the Margate Caves ‘Time Team’ for a day. Join us at an event in autumn 2017 for our Caves Friends, too.. And after the dig’s over, we’ll send you a copy of the archaeologists’ report. We’ll give you a massive thank you on our Facebook page. And list you on a special page thanking our supporters on our website.

£500 or more

0 of 10 claimed

£500 Reward

The Caves Teacher We really need to share the story of Margate Caves with a younger audience, as the site’s been closed since 2004. Your backing will deliver a session with a local school or community group. We’ll share photos from the session and credit you. And afterwards, send you a tote bag and goodies. We’ll give you a massive thank you on our Facebook page. And list you on a special page thanking our supporters on our website.

£1,000 or more

0 of 10 claimed

£1,000 Reward

The Caves Builder We’d love to meet you so we’ll invite you and a guest to an event in autumn 2017, when we’ll show you our plans in more detail. We’ll put your name on the wall in our new visitor centre. And invite you and a guest to see it at the VIP opening of our new building and the refurbished Margate Caves. We’ll give you a massive thank you on our Facebook page. And list you on a special page thanking our supporters on our website.

£5,000 or more

0 of 10 claimed

£5,000 Reward

The Caves VIP An evening for you and up to 10 friends in Margate Caves. We'll provide a warm welcome in our visitor centre - where you’ll find your name on the wall - before a private Caves tour. You’ll have to wait as we won’t be open until 2019 - so we’ll also invite you to visit the archaeological dig in 2017, and join us on site in 2018. We’ll thank you online and on our website too.

£25 or more

26 of 25 claimed

£25 Reward

The Caves Shopper. Show your support for Margate with a colourful Caves tote bag, into which we’ll drop a postcard, badge and stickers. We’ll give you a massive thank you on our Facebook page. And list you on a special page thanking our supporters on our website.

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