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COMING SOON: The Lyme Railway: Axed Fifty Years Ago

COMING SOON: The Lyme Railway: Axed Fifty Years Ago

Posted on: 21st September 2015

A new exhibition,“The Lyme Railway: Axed Fifty Years Ago”, will be opening in the Rotunda Gallery at Lyme Regis Museum on 7th October. The exhibition marks the 50th anniversary of the axing of the rail connection between Axminster and Lyme by Dr Richard Beeching on 27th November 1965. It aims to show visitors what the… READ MORE

A chance to see the Cemetery Chapel

A chance to see the Cemetery Chapel

Posted on: 11th September 2015

Ken Gollop and Graham Davies of the Museum’s Research Group are holding an open day at Lyme’s Cemetery Chapel today. It is part of Dorset Architectural Heritage Week and the building is open until 4pm. This is a very rare chance to see the inside of the chapel.

Model ichthyosaur is named

Model ichthyosaur is named

Posted on: 8th September 2015

The Museum’s enormous Lego Ichthyosaur has been named “Blue Fin” following a prize competition. The winner of the £25 Amazon voucher was seven year old Phoebe Dell. Well done Phoebe!

EVENTS: Coming up in September

Posted on: 31st August 2015

Talk: James McNeil Whistler Tuesday 29th September at 2.30 pm in Woodmead Hall: A talk by Sandra Lello, organised jointly with the Lyme Regis Society. Facts about Fossils These regular talks are given by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew. This month they are on Saturday 5th and Saturday 12th September, at 2.30 pm in the… READ MORE

HUG Events in August

HUG Events in August

Posted on: 2nd August 2015

Lyme Regis Museum’s HUG (“Help Us Grow”) initiative sees three extravaganzas on offer during August: a book sale on Wed 5th “Make-a Saurus” on Wed 12th An ongoing competition, “Name Our Brickosaur” All proceeds will go to the proposed new Mary Anning Wing extension fund. The book sale will take place on the Museum terrace… READ MORE

EVENTS: Coming up in August

Posted on: 1st August 2015

Fossil Polishing Buy a fossil at pocket money prices. Polish it yourself and take home a very special souvenir! Tuesday 4th August: from 10.30am on the Museum Terrace Wednesday 26th August: from 10.30am at Marine Parade Shelters Facts about Fossils These regular talks are given by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew. You can catch them… READ MORE

Coast, Cliff and Crashing Waves

Coast, Cliff and Crashing Waves

Posted on: 14th July 2015

A photography exhibition by Sam Rose 30th June to 3rd October 2015

FREE EVENT: Rockpool Monsters!

FREE EVENT: Rockpool Monsters!

Posted on: 7th July 2015

“Rockpool Monsters” is a free event  this Saturday, 11 July, between 11.00am and 4.00pm, hosted by Lyme Regis Museum in association with Marine Biologists of the University of Southampton: Get hands on with the local sea creatures! Make your own Cyanotype – a sunlight seaweed print! Meet our Marine Biology experts!

EVENTS: Coming up in July

Posted on: 30th June 2015

Herbal Medicine A talk by Mary Tassell on Monday 6th July at 7.30pm in Woodmead Hall. A medical herbalist reveals the secrets of natural remedies used for centuries before Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin; some are still widely in use today. Facts about Fossils These regular talks are given by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew. This… READ MORE

Upcoming “Help Us Grow” events

Posted on: 15th June 2015

Lyme Regis Museum’s “Help us Grow” (HUG) group will hit the streets again for two different money raising events this month. HUG got together earlier this year in order to help raise money towards the Museum’s Mary Anning extension wing. They have already enjoyed success with cake sales and children’s activities. Throughout the summer, they… READ MORE