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Forthcoming museum events

 

Thursday 5th February at 2.30pm in Woodmead Hall

Thomas Hawkins and his Sea Dragons – a mad, bad,  fossil collector?  
by Stephen Locke.
Hawkins was a highly successful and in every way extraordinary, notorious and obsessive early collector of ichthyosaurs and plesiosaurs. A contemporary of Mary Anning but a very different character!

Tuesday 24th February at 2.30pm in Woodmead Hall

Lyme through the year – a photographer’s view by Peter Wiles
Jointly with the The Lyme Regis Society

Thursday 5th March at 2.30pm in Woodmead Hal

Vile Ministers and Poor Silly Creatures      
by Bruce Upton.
Stories from Dorset in the Civil War, some tragic, some comic, all happening in the mid 1600’s.

Tuesday 31st March at 2.30pm in Woodmead Hall

Robert Hildyard - Lord of Catherstone Manor
by Mike Seaman
Jointly with The Lyme Regis Society

Thursday 16th April at 2.30pm in Woodmead Hall 

Dinosaurs of Crystal Palace Park   
by Professor Joe Cain.   
Thirty statues were created by Benjamin Hawkins for the 1854
park. We’ll explore the struggle to design and create these first ever life-sized models and their conservation today.

Tuesday 28th April at 2.30pm in Woodmead Hall

Lyme Regis Philpot Museum – Then, now and future by the Museum Director, David Tucker> Jointly with The Lyme Regis Society

Saturday 16th May at 2.30pm

Facts about Fossils
A talk by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew

Saturday 30th May at 2.30pm

Facts about Fossils
A talk by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew

Saturday 27th June at 2.30pm

Facts about Fossils
A talk by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew

Monday 6th July  at 7.30pm in Woodmead Hall

Herbal medicine
by Mary Tassell.
A medical herbalist reveals the secrets of natural remedies used for centuries before Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin; some are still widely in use today.

Saturday 11th July at 2.30pm

Facts about Fossils
A talk by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew

Saturday 25th July at 2.30pm

Facts about Fossils
A talk by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew

Saturday 8th August at 2.30pm

Facts about Fossils
A talk by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew

Saturday 22nd August at 2.30pm

Facts about Fossils
A talk by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew

Saturday 29th August at 2.30pm

Facts about Fossils
A talk by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew

Saturday 5th September at 2.30pm

Facts about Fossils
A talk by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew

Saturday 12rh September at 2.30pm

Facts about Fossils
A talk by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew

Thursday 26th September at 2.30pm in Woodmead Hall

Around Hardown Hill – Life of a Community in the 1800’s  
by Jane Ferentzi Sheppard.                                
An historical look at life in the Morcombelake area. 

Saturday 10th October at 2.30pm

Facts about Fossils
A talk by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew

Saturday 24th October at 2.30pm

Facts about Fossils
A talk by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew

Thursday 12th November at 2.30pm in Woodmead Hall

Images of Dartmoor                   
by Tony Burges.
The life, history and legends of the moor by Dartmoor National Park guide Tony Burges.

 

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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