Friday, 10 February 2012


Local people can learn more about what life was like sheltering beneath
Ramsgate during the Second World War in a new exhibition at the area’s
Visitor Information Centre. 

On Sunday 12 February and from Tuesday 14 February until Sunday 19
February, the Ramsgate Tunnels group will have an exhibition in the Drum
Room of the Droit House Margate, home to the council’s Visitor
Information Centre. 

It highlights the work that the group are doing to open the tunnels up
to visitors and includes a life-size replica of a cross-section of the
tunnels, complete with furniture and equipment, which aims to give
visitors an idea of what taking shelter in the tunnels during the war
would have been like. 

Cllr. Iris Johnston, Cabinet Member for Community Services, said:
“This is going to be a fascinating exhibition and will give local
people and visitors the chance to learn more about this project. We’re
delighted that the Visitor Information Centre can play a part in helping
to promote what could be a really exciting visitor attraction for the

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