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Fossil Polishing

EVENT: Fossil Polishing

Posted on: 19th October 2016

Fossil Polishing Tuesday  25th October 10am – 4pm Marine Shelters, Marine Parade, Lyme Regis. Fossil Prices £2.50 – £4.00 Drop in sessions, come along to meet the museum team and have a go at polishing your own fossils in the Marine Shelters, Marine Parade, on Tuesday 22nd October. Suitable for all ages.

Mary Anning

EVENTS: Coming up in May

Posted on: 4th May 2016

Mary Anning’s Birthday Quiz Sunday 22nd May in the Pilot Boat at 7.30pm – Maximum teams of six – £2.50 per person – Pay on the door Facts about Fossils Sunday 29th May in the Geology Gallery at 2.30pm – A talk by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew Exhibitions The Charcoal Maker – An exhibition… READ MORE

EVENTS: Coming up in October

Posted on: 30th September 2015

Talks Thursday 1st October at 2.30pm in Woodmead Hall: Around Hardown Hill – Life of a Community in the 1800s, by Jane Ferentzi Sheppard. An historical look at life in the Morcombelake area. Tuesday 27th October at the Catholic Church, Chideock: The Chideock Martyrs, by Denys Brunsden (joint talk with the Lyme Regis Society>) Facts… READ MORE

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

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

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

EVENTS: Coming up in June

Posted on: 1st June 2015

Coach Trip to Salisbury Cathedral Tuesday 16th June, leaving from Holmbush Car Park at 9.00am. See the best original copy of the Magna Carta, tour the Cathedral and visit Mompesson House. Organised by the Friends of the Lyme Regis Museum. Facts about Fossils A talk by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew, at 2.30 pm on… 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

A shell-crushing Jurassic fish

A shell-crushing Jurassic fish

Posted on: 16th January 2015

One of the many impressive fossils on display in Lyme Regis Museum is that of a Jurassic fish known as Dapedium. This was first discovered by Lyme’s pioneering  fossil collector Mary Anning in the nineteenth century, but one of its secrets has only just been uncovered by an undergraduate student at Bristol University. In a… 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