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Fiona Anthes: Collections Intern, Summer 2014

Fiona Anthes was a collections intern here at the museum in the summer of 2014. Here she shares with us her Powell-Cotton experience.

A Day in the Life: Cath Collins Administrator, Events, Marketing and HR

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the museum, well wonder no more! We will be taking a look at the various job roles in the museum and the wonderful people that do them!

WW1 Short Story Competition Winner: Laura Hart aged 12

Laura was the winner of our WW1 short story competition in the aged 12-16 category.

WW1 Short Story Competition Winner: Noah Crosbie-Smith

Here is the second winning story from our World War One short story competition.

WW1 Short Story Competition Winner: Molly Ella Waite Aged 10

Molly Ella was one of the winners of our short story competition. The competition entrants had to come up with a short story detailing how three mysterious items came to be on an abandoned boat which was found in the water channels between Thanet and Canterbury.

AIM Project Blog – Written by the AIM Project Volunteers

A = Association of I = Independent M = Museums Project The AIM project was set up to beat the moths and other insects that have gradually set up home in the stored skin collection here at the Powell-Cotton Museum.

Thanet Primary School Cross Country.

Quex Park is proud to be home to the Thanet Primary School Cross Country event that takes place twice a year.

Bonfire & Firework Event

Carrie, the Operations Manager here at Quex, had a chat with Kent Events, the organisers of the popular Bonfire & Fireworks event at Quex Park to get some behind the scenes information.

Conservation Hero comes to Quex on Wednesday 19th November

Director Karen Botha talks about the upcoming Conservation Hero talk in November and how the series of talks have added a whole new level of understanding on how we use our museum collection to highlight the plight of animals in the wild today.

Gallery 6 re-opens!

Gallery 6 has re-opened, having been transformed into a space where anyone can be a researcher.

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