Researching The Crypt, part 1
The Crypt is a small cave or rock shelter located on the Nottinghamshire side of Creswell Crags gorge. The gorge contains more than twenty caves and rock shelters, which have been subject to numerous excavations since the 1870s. However, The Crypt was only discovered and excavated relatively recently.
More than 25,000 new recruits join Creswell Crags
Creswell Crags is buzzing after taking on more than 20,000 new recruits!
The Ice Age Archaeological Park, world famous for its pre-historic cave art, is becoming a hive of activity as it expands its operation with the recruitment of approximately 25,000 new honey bees.
Dr Robert Laing and His Enigmatic Felid
Creswell Crags has been subject to many excavations since the 1870s. The principal Victorian excavators were Reverend John Magens Mello, Sir William Boyd Dawkins, and Thomas Heath. However, other smaller excavations were carried out in the 19th Century, including those by Dr Robert Laing.
Meet Me at the Museum: Isy Suttie Visits Creswell Crags for Podcast
Isy Suttie, actor, musician, writer, and comedian, is best known to the public for her role on Peep Show, but has a long list of credits on television and radio, as well as stand up comedy shows and writing for the stage. Brought up in Matlock, when Isy was asked to pick a museum to visit for a new podcast, she chose Creswell Crags. The podcast was recorded in March, when Isy visited with her good friend Caz, and is available to listen, for free, via the Art Fund website.
Creswell Crags joins Global Coalition “United for Biodiversity”
Creswell Crags is proud to announce it has become an official member of the Global Coalition #UnitedforBiodiversity. An initiative of the European Commission, the Coalition calls on all world museums, zoos, aquariums, botanic gardens, national parks and protected areas, research centres and universities to join forces to raise awareness about the nature crisis, at a time one million species are at risk of extinction.