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National Marine Week events this weekend

The Explore the Seafloor team will be running two events with the Wildlife Trust as part of National Marine Week, which runs from the 31st of July to the 15th of August.

National Marine Week (or fortnight in this case) celebrates all that is great about the sea.  Explore the Seafloor have partnered up with Wildlife Trust Visitors centres to run two events over this week. Visit our events and learn more about the fantastic marine life and archaeology that can be found on the seafloor.


Saturday 8th of August: Reculver Visitor Centre and Country Park, Kent Wildlife Trust. 

Sunday 9th August: Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve, Essex Wildlife Trust. or click here for their Facebook page.

Click here to find out more about  National Marine Week  at the Wildlife Trust website

Splashing about at the Hampshire Water Festival

Searching for artefacts

Searching for artefacts

 Last weekend Explore the Seafloor joined in the celebrations for Hampshire’s annual Water Festival at Staunton Country Park, in Havant.

 The water theme was very welcome on this hot July weekend.  The Explore the Seafloor activity area let people cool down while exploring our water table for amazing artefacts.  Dredged up from Britain’s coastal waters these archaeological finds include a Stone Age hand axe, which is 250,000 years old and a World War II bullet.  Our fun activity area had over a thousand visitors and the team enjoyed sharing ideas about how these objects ended up at the bottom of the sea. 

 To see pictures of the event go to our facebook page