EVENTS: Coming up in February

Posted on: 1st February 2016

Family Fun Day

Wednesday 17th February sees another Family Fun Day at Lyme Regis Museum, with free entrance from 11 am to 4 pm. Children can enjoy a dinosaur paper craft activity, with Alison Bowskill from Woodroffe School showing children how to make and decorate a ferocious T Rex and a flying Pterosaur(as pictured).

Talk – Thursday 4th February in Woodmead Hall at 2.30pm

2012 – A Summer to Remember and Olympic and Paralympic Legacy – The Weymouth Sailing Olympics: preparations and legacy, from the head of operations, Simon Williams, MBE. Organised by The Friends of Lyme Regis Museum.


Almost a distant land – Liz Somerville’s exhibition in the Rotunda continues until mid-April. Original hand-coloured linocuts and photographic reproductions show how the land meets the sea along the Dorset coastline – including images of Charmouth, Lyme Regis and the Cobb.

Ernestine’s story – A new exhibition in the ground floor gallery telling the story of Ernestine Collier, a local lady who lived all her life in Lyme and died there last October, aged 86.


There is a full schedule of Fossil walks this month, although and Mary Anning walks, Lyme History walks and Rockpooling walks are in recess until the Spring.