EVENTS: Coming up in December

Posted on: 30th November 2015

Shipwrecks of Lyme Bay

Tuesday 8th December at 2.30pm in Woodmead Hall: A talk by Nigel Clarke, organized jointly with the Lyme Regis Society.

Children’s Craft Activities

Wednesday 30th December 11 am to 2 pm: Decorate ammonite plates and make a dinosaur on a stick – suitable for ages 3 to 12. Price £2.50 per child as fundraising for the new Mary Anning wing.


Currently on display in the Rotunda Gallery is “The Lyme Railway: Axed Fifty Years Ago”. This exhibition marks the 50th anniversary of the axing of the rail connection between Axminster and Lyme by Dr Richard Beeching on 27th November 1965. It aims to show visitors what the line was like during its short life from 1903 to 1965, including a newly commissioned painting, The Early Train to Lyme on Cannington Viaduct, by accomplished local transport artist Michael Stride.


There is a full schedule of Fossil walks this month, although and Mary Anning walks, Lyme History walks and Rockpooling walks have finished until next year.