News Archive

Fri, 14 June 2019

Crags Dig 2019

Crag Digs 2019 will be taking place from Monday 17th June – Friday 28th June. 

Wed, 12 June 2019

Introducing… Dr Angharad Jones, Collections Officer at Creswell Crags

We are pleased to introduce you to our new Collections Officer, Dr Angharad Jones. Angharad is just beginning her career in museums, having been appointed Collections Officer at the end of May. 

Fri, 07 June 2019

NEWS: New Communications Manager Appointed at Creswell Crags

We are pleased to announce the appointment of a new Communications Manager for Creswell Crags. Rebecca Morris-Buck will be joining the team in mid-June and will be heading a new department with a focus on marketing, PR, fundraising, exhibitions, events, and volunteering. With so many exciting are...

Wed, 05 June 2019

NEWS: Brian Chambers 1939-2019: A Tribute

Brian Chambers 1939 – 2019:   Paul Bahn & Brian Chambers (right) celebrating 15 years since the discovery of Cave Art at Creswell CragsThose of you who have been following the development of Creswell Crags over the years are likely to be familiar with the name Brian Chambers. Some have refer...

Fri, 26 April 2019

A sad farewell to our Marketing & Participation Officer

Following the global success of our Witch Mark promotion it should come as no surprise that our Marketing Officer would be a hot property and that other sites would be keen to head hunt her. 

Thu, 28 March 2019

Witches’ Marks Discovery Helps Crags Go Global!

News of Creswell Crags’ recent Witches’ Marks discovery and press release reaches every continent on earth!

Fri, 15 February 2019

Largest discovery of Witch Marks in Britain at Creswell Crags

PRESS RELEASE Hundreds of protective marks, also known as Witches’ Marks, have been discovered at Creswell Crags, a limestone gorge on the Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire border with history dating back 60,000 years. These Apotropaic marks, from the Greek apotrepein, meaning ‘to turn away’, have been ...

Tue, 29 January 2019

Hedges – Nature’s Motorways

Hedgerows are nature’s motorways .Small mammals, insects, butterflies, plants and even birds use hedgerows to travel from one region to another. The hedgerow provides a corridor along which to move, shelter from the elements, find safety from predators and a supply of food. So if the hedgerows at...

Sun, 18 November 2018

New Discovery! World’s ‘oldest figurative painting’ discovered in Borneo cave

New analysis suggests the animal drawings are at least 40,000 years old, say scientists

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