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EVENT: Family Fun Day

EVENT: Family Fun Day

Posted on: 21st October 2013

The next Family Fun Day at Lyme Regis Museum will be on Wednesday 30 October, from 11 am to 3pm – featuring Fossil Polishing on the Terrace, a talk on Fossils by Chris Andrew, and the opportunity to make Fossil and Dinosaur Christmas decorations! Entry is free for everyone!

EXHIBITION: 'From the Archives: Lost Buildings of Lyme’

EXHIBITION: ‘From the Archives: Lost Buildings of Lyme’

Posted on: 4th October 2013

Starting today (4 October) until the end of November there is a temporary exhibition in the Museum’s Rotunda gallery entitled ‘From the Archives: Lost Buildings of Lyme’ – an exhibition of unseen artworks from the Lyme Regis Museum Collection.

EVENTS: Coming up in October

Posted on: 1st October 2013

There are two talks this month: Thursday 10th October at Woodmead Halls at 2.30pm: “All Boats Have a Story to Tell”. A talk by Gail McGarva, Lyme’s lerret and gig builder (organised by The Friends of Lyme Regis Museum) Tuesday 22nd October at Woodmead Halls at 2.30pm: “The History and Operation of the Seaton Tramway”…. READ MORE

EVENTS: Memories of Broad Street

EVENTS: Memories of Broad Street

Posted on: 16th September 2013

As part of Lyme Regis ArtsFest, the Museum is joining with Lyme Regis Library to host an event on Monday 23 September called “Memories of Broad Street”. This will be held from 2 to 5 pm in the Library, and will consist of an exhibition of artefacts, images and stories from the Museum archives relating… READ MORE

EVENTS: Coming up in September

Posted on: 1st September 2013

There are two event this month jointly organised with the Lyme Regis Society: Heritage Open Days at the Guildhall on Thursday/Friday 12th/13th September, and a talk by Peter Lacey on “The Maritime History of Lyme Regis” at 2.30pm on Tuesday 24th at Woodmead Halls. For full details see the Events page. There is also the… READ MORE

New on the website: Lyme's Literary and Artistic Connections

New on the website: Lyme’s Literary and Artistic Connections

Posted on: 19th August 2013

The website’s longstanding “Writers and Artists” page has been given a bit of an overhaul, with a new title – Lyme’s Literary and Artistic Connections – and more pictures and information than before on the wide range of writers and artists connected to the town… from Jane Austen and J.M.W. Turner to J.R.R. Tolkien, Colin… READ MORE

EVENTS: Coming up in August

Posted on: 31st July 2013

There are plenty of fossil-related events this month, with fossil polishing days on Saturday 3rd, Wednesday 14th and Tuesday 27th, and “Facts on Fossils” on Thursday 15th, Saturday 17th and Friday 30th.  For full details see the Events page. There is also a wide selection of guided walks this month: Fossil walks every day in… READ MORE

NEW EXHIBITION: The Catch

Posted on: 19th July 2013

A new exhibition from the Artsfest re-collection project inspired by the Museum’s collections. The Catch by Sarah Thomas is in the Rotunda Gallery from 18th July to 8th September 2013.

EVENTS: Fossil polishing

Posted on: 13th July 2013

The first of this year’s Fossil Polishing days is coming up in a week’s time – Saturday 20th July. Join us at the Marine Parade Shelters any time between 10.30am and 4pm. Buy a cut fossil at pocket money prices and polish it yourself… then take home a personal 200 million year old souvenir! For… READ MORE

Web-site upgrades

Web-site upgrades

Posted on: 11th July 2013

Regular visitors to our web-site will have noticed the major changes we have recently made with a new look and an integrated blog. However, there is more going on “behind the scenes”. We have been working with Webfooted Designs to generally improve the site for some months. The integrated blog will mean that we now… READ MORE