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Forthcoming museum events

Tuesday 5th August in the Rotunda

Strange Scenes from the Borderlands
A new art exhibition by Dave Wicken - In conjunction with Lyme Artsfest.

Thursday 7th August

Fossil Polishing at Marine Parade Shelters
Buy a fossil at pocket money prices, polish it and take home a personalised souvenir.

Saturday 9th August

"Know your Fossils"
A talk and hands on experience of local fossils with the Museum's geologists.

Monday 11th August at Woodmead Halls - 7.30pm

"Some of our Native Wildlife Wonders"
An illustrated talk by David Cox.
Organised by the Friends of Lyme Regis Museum

Wednesday 20th August

Fossil Polishing at Marine Parade Shelters
Buy a fossil at pocket money prices, polish it and take home a personalised souvenir.

Friday 22nd August at the Town Mill (Upstairs Gallery)

Build a "Brickosaur" with artist Darrell Wakelam
Have fun with Darrell whilst learning about fossils and get a chance to take home a LEGO® ichthyosaur kit based on the Lyme Bay Ichthyosaur on display in the Museum.
(Costs £10 for accompanied children 6 and over). Two sessions 10am and 2pm and booking is essential.

Saturday 6th September

"Know your Fossils"
A talk and hands on experience of local fossils with the Museum's geologists.

Saturday 20th September

"Know your Fossils"
A talk and hands on experience of local fossils with the Museum's geologists.

Tuesday 30th September at Woodmead Halls - 2.30pm

"Lyme's Eroding Coast"
An illustrated talk by Richard Edmonds, Earth Science Manager for the Jurassic Coast Team
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.

Wednesday 1st October in the Rotunda

An exhibition of watercolours by Sydney Jessett.

Thursday 2nd October at Woodmead Halls - 2.30pm

"The History of Book Illustration"
An illustrated talk by John Marriage.
Organised by the Friends of Lyme Regis Museum

Saturday 4th October

"Know your Fossils"
A talk and hands on experience of local fossils with the Museum's geologists.

Saturday 18th October

"Know your Fossils"
A talk and hands on experience of local fossils with the Museum's geologists.

Tuesday 28th October at Woodmead Halls - 2.30pm

"West Dorset's Ancient Roads"
An illustrated talk by Russel Telfer of Charmouth's Pavey Group
Jointly with The Lyme Regis Society

Thursday 30th October

Family Fun Day
Free entry to the Museum!
Activities in the Museum led by Alison Bowskill
Fossil Polishing on the Terrace - Buy a fossil at pocket money prices, polish it and take home a personalised souvenir.

Thursday 6th November at Woodmead Halls - 2.30pm

"What is a Shaman"
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

Tuesday 9th December at Woodmead Halls - 2.30pm

"The Conservation of Seaside Towns"
An illustrated talk by Peter Coe of The Lyme Regis Society
Jointly with The Lyme Regis Society

Previous Events

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For general enquiries on events, please telephone 01297 443370 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Events organised by The Friends of Lyme Regis Museum -
Entrance £2.00 for members of the Friends and £3.00 for non-members unless otherwise stated.
The entrance charge includes refreshments.
For more information on these events call 01297 445503 or 01297 445537

Events held jointly with The Lyme Regis Society –
Entrance £1.50 for all (except September talk)
The entrance charge includes refreshments. Click here for more information.

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