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EVENTS: Mary Anning Weekend

Posted on: 15th May 2015

Next weekend, 23-24 May, Lyme Regis Museum celebrates Mary Anning Weekend , with free entrance to the museum on Saturday 23rd and fossil polishing on the terrace on both days between 10 am and 4 pm. Other activities: Natalie Manifold will give an illustrated talk on Mary Anning in the museum at 3.15 on Sat… READ MORE

EVENTS: Coming up in May

Posted on: 29th April 2015

LYME REGIS MUSEUM DOES FOSSIL FEST The Museum has lots of exciting activities and exhibits for Fossil Fest on 1-3rd May. All day in the Marquee on the beach, our team will be providing fossil polishing; ammonites can be purchased at pocket-money prices; you will be shown how to prepare your fossil for its final… READ MORE

EVENTS: Coming up in April

Posted on: 1st April 2015

The summer season has started at Lyme Regis Museum with opening hours 10.00 a.m. till 5.00 p.m Mondays to Saturdays and 11.00 a.m.till 5.00 p.m on Sundays. April sees a new exhibition in the Rotunda and a cake and home produce stall from the new “Help us Grow” group. More events are planned for the… READ MORE

EVENTS: Coming up in March

Posted on: 1st March 2015

Vile Ministers and Poor Silly Creatures Thursday 5th March in Woodmead Hall at 2.30pm. A talk by Bruce Upton. Stories from Dorset in the Civil War, some tragic, some comic, all happening in the mid 1600s. Robert Hildyard – Lord of Catherstone Manor Tuesday 31st March in Woodmead Hall at 2.30pm. A presentation by Mike… READ MORE

Family Fun Day - February half-term 2015

Family Fun Day – February half-term 2015

Posted on: 14th February 2015

Have great fun making a Pasta-saurus between 11am and 3pm on Thursday 19th February. Everything is free all day!

EVENTS: Coming up in February

EVENTS: Coming up in February

Posted on: 1st February 2015

Thomas Hawkins and his Sea Dragons – a mad, bad, fossil collector? Thursday 5th February in Woodmead Hall at 2.30pm. A talk by Stephen Locke. Hawkins was a highly successful and in every way extraordinary, notorious and obsessive early collector of ichthyosaurs and plesiosaurs. A contemporary of Mary Anning but a very different character! Lyme… READ MORE

EVENTS: Coming up in January

Posted on: 1st January 2015

There is still time to catch the Sydney Jessett exhibition in the Rotunda Gallery, which has been extended into the first few days of January. But the last day will be Sunday 4th January! A new exhibition should be opening soon – watch this space! Even though it’s the middle of winter, there are still… READ MORE

EVENTS: Coming up in December

Posted on: 1st December 2014

The Conservation of Seaside Towns Tuesday 9th December at Woodmead Halls – 2.30pm. An illustrated talk by Peter Coe of The Lyme Regis Society. Organised jointly with The Lyme Regis Society. Know your Fossils Saturday 27th December at 2.30pm. A talk and hands-on experience of local fossils with the Museum’s geologists. Exhibitions The Sydney Jessett… READ MORE

EVENTS: Coming up in November

EVENTS: Coming up in November

Posted on: 1st November 2014

What is a Shaman? Thursday 6th November at Woodmead Halls – 2.30pm. A discussion by the Curator of Ethnography at Exeter Museum on centuries-old practices involving interaction with the spiritual world. Illustrated using objects from the Museum’s collection. Organised by the Friends of Lyme Regis Museum. Exhibitions Two exhibitions continue in the Museum from last… READ MORE

Museum Half Term Events

Museum Half Term Events

Posted on: 16th October 2014

October 30th sees Lyme Regis Museum running one of its Fun Days! Admission to the museum is free and Alison Bowskill will be at hand to carry out a craft activity with visiting families. On both October 30th and 31st the museum will be running its famous Fossil Polishing event on the museum terrace (weather… READ MORE