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The Friends of Lyme Regis Museum

Friends of the Museum Bursary Award Video 2022

Mackenzie Dewar Gibb receiving his prize from David Cox, chairman of the Friends of Lyme Regis MuseumThe Lyme Regis Museum has been celebrating its centenary. As part of this The Friends of the Museum set up a bursary for sixth form students from Woodroffe School. The bursary was to support these students while they researched and reported a project based on the Museum. At the end residual money would be used to give a prize for the project. Read more >

Patrons of the Friends of Lyme Regis Museum

  • Sir David Attenborough, the world’s best-known naturalist
  • Tracy Chevalier, author of “Remarkable Creatures”, a novel with Mary Anning as its central character
  • Minnie Churchill
  • Mary Godwin, Director of the museum 2008-2011
Join us and become part of the Friends community and enjoy some great benefits!
A separate registered charity in our own right, the Friends of Lyme Regis Museum exists specifically to support the museum, and we are very proud of the help we have given and continue to give, both through fundraising and practical support.
We welcome new members from all walks of life, and anyone can join at any time – you don’t have to be local to join and help support the museum!
Benefits of joining the Friends:
  • Low joining fee of £8 for single membership or £12 for couple / family membership for a year
  • Free entry to the museum for you and a guest (single membership), or up to two guests (couple / family membership) for a year
  • Access to lots of social events throughout the year including outings, talks and fundraising events for all the family
  • Museum Friend newsletter twice a year to keep you up to date – members are welcome to contribute articles or ideas!

We very much hope to welcome you soon!
Best wishes,
David Cox

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An insight into some of our many interesting articles in past Newsletters.
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