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Gifted, Prolific, Forgotten: Sydney Jessett Returns to Lyme Regis Museum

Gifted, Prolific, Forgotten: Sydney Jessett Returns to Lyme Regis Museum

Posted on: 15th September 2014

Born in Bethnal Green, London in 1885, Sydney Jessett moved to the South West in 1939 with his evacuee granddaughters and wife, Ethel. Apart from service in the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War, Sydney Jessett was a clerk for the Church Missionary Society until his retirement that year. Living near Kittwhistle until… READ MORE

EVENTS: Coming up in September

Posted on: 1st September 2014

Lyme’s Eroding Coast Tuesday 30th September at Woodmead Halls – 2.30pm. An illustrated talk by Richard Edmonds, Earth Science Manager for the Jurassic Coast Team. Organised jointly with the Lyme Regis Society and the U3A. This talk costs £3.00 but is free for members of these two organisations and Friends of the Museum. Exhibitions Two… READ MORE

EVENTS: Coming up in August

Posted on: 1st August 2014

Monday 11th August sees an illustrated talk by David Cox, “Some of our Native Wildlife Wonders“, at 7.30 pm at Woodmead Halls, organised by the Friends of Lyme Regis Museum. There are two exhibitions at the Museum this month: World War I and Lyme Regis: The lower gallery of the Museum contains a major exhibition… READ MORE

Lyme Lads - D-Day

Lyme Lads – D-Day

Posted on: 29th July 2014

Now that the D-Day exhibition has been replaced by our Lyme Regis and World War I exhibition, you can still see the major part of it on our web-site. Click here and go to “Lyme Lads – D-Day”.

EVENTS: Coming up in July

EVENTS: Coming up in July

Posted on: 1st July 2014

There are two new exhibitions at the Museum this month: Lyme Regis and WWI, starting on Monday 7 July 2014. This will follow the “Lyme Lads” exhibition about the D-Day landings which closes on July 4th. Inspired by the Old Town Dump by Ronnie Cresswell – in the Rotunda Gallery from 25th June to 3rd… READ MORE

EVENTS: Coming up in June

Posted on: 1st June 2014

There are a couple of interesting events at the Museum this month: Know your Fossils (Saturday 7th June): A talk and hands on experience of local fossils with the Museum’s geologists. Jane Did it First (Thursday 12th June at 2.30 pm in the Guildhall): A talk by Diana Shervington concerning Jane Austen’s unfinished novel, “Sanditon”…. READ MORE

Cecil Gollop

Lyme Lads: the 70th Anniversary of D-Day

Posted on: 29th May 2014

Next week sees the opening of a new exhibition at Lyme Regis Museum. Called “Lyme Lads”, it commemorates the 70th Anniversary of the Normandy Landings during the Second World War. “Lyme Lads” marks the service and sacrifice of the local young men as they battled from the wide, sandy invasion beaches through the heavily-wooded small… READ MORE

Exhibition: 12 x 12

Exhibition: 12 x 12

Posted on: 13th May 2014

Local artist Gail Sagman, of Jam Factory fame, is exhibiting the latest of her visually exciting installations in the Rotunda Gallery at Lyme Regis Museum, from 10-5 every day until 22nd June. Encircling the top of the Rotunda, it is called “12 x 12” as it consists of 12 arrangements of 12 repeat objects joined… READ MORE

Mary Anning Day 2014

EVENTS: Coming up in May

Posted on: 1st May 2014

There are several events at the Museum this month: Lyme Regis Fossil Festival (Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th May): Schools day on Friday with lots of activities for everyone over the weekend “Know your Fossils” (Saturday 10th May): A talk and hands on experience of local fossils with the Museum’s geologists. Mary Rose Coach Tour… READ MORE

EVENTS: Coming up in April

EVENTS: Coming up in April

Posted on: 1st April 2014

There are three talks this month: 2.30pm Wednesday 2nd April in the Guildhall: “The Day the Earth Moved: The Great Landslip of 1839” – an illustrated talk by Professor Chris Paul as part of the Drawing Inspiration Project running all the way along the Jurassic Coast at this time (see also the current exhibition mentioned… READ MORE