News Archive


Mon, 30 November 2020

Creswell Crags becomes a Local History Café Digital Partner

Creswell Crags is delighted to announce that we have become a Digital Partner of Local History Café, an initiative dedicated to celebrating local history and creating community connections as a way of helping prevent isolation and loneliness, especially amongst more vulnerable or at risk communit...

Fri, 27 November 2020

Creswell Crags Midwinter Festival of Folklore 2020

Creswell Crags will hold its first ever online Festival of Folklore between 18-21 December 2020. Find out more here, in this update from Emma Quirke, festival coordinator: 

Thu, 12 November 2020

Flow Art with Ancient Symbolism at Creswell Crags

Creswell Crags’ Artist in Residence, John Holt, has been busy in his Pennine Studio In Holmfirth creating ceramics sculptures inspired by ancient symbolism including the cave art at Creswell together with his characteristic interest in “flow and fluidity” as an indicator of the natural tide of na...

Fri, 06 November 2020

Neanderthals at Creswell Crags: A Guest Blog by Rebecca Wragg Sykes

Rebecca Wragg Sykes is the author of Kindred: Neanderthals Life, Love, Death and Art published by Bloomsbury Sigma. Available in hardback at Bloomsbury.com and via the Creswell Crags online shop. On 16 November, she will join Professor Jamie Woodward and Creswell Crags Curator, Dr. Angharad Jones...

Fri, 06 November 2020

‘Protective’ Marks on Protective Masks: New face coverings to raise funds for Creswell Crags

Creswell Crags has launched a set of 3 exclusive ‘Witch Marks’ face coverings as part of its online fundraising campaign, to help support the organisation through the second national COVID-19 lockdown. 

Mon, 02 November 2020

Creswell Crags Closes for National COVID-19 Lockdown

On Saturday 31st October, the Prime Minister announced that there would be a new national lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19, beginning on Thursday 5th November and ending on Wednesday 2nd December. You can find more information about the implications of this here: https://www.gov.uk/guid...

Thu, 29 October 2020

Creswell Crags COVID-19 Guidance 29 October 2020

Please find the latest information for visiting Creswell Crags, in the light of the new government COVID-19 restrictions. Please note, that you should check the latest government information before you travel.  

Fri, 23 October 2020

Creswell Crags COVID-19 Guidance 23 October 2020

Please find the latest information for visiting Creswell Crags, in the light of the new government COVID-19 restrictions. Please note, that you should check the latest government information before you travel.  

Fri, 23 October 2020

Creswell Crags Announces New Artists in Residence: John Holt and Dan Polak

Artists John Holt and Dan Polak begin new periods of ‘residency’ at Creswell Crags Museum and Prehistoric Gorge in October 2020 

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Nottinghamshire, UK S80 3LH

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