EVENTS: Coming up in October

Posted on: 30th September 2015


  • Thursday 1st October at 2.30pm in Woodmead Hall: Around Hardown Hill – Life of a Community in the 1800s, by Jane Ferentzi Sheppard. An historical look at life in the Morcombelake area.
  • Tuesday 27th October at the Catholic Church, Chideock: The Chideock Martyrs, by Denys Brunsden (joint talk with the Lyme Regis Society>)

Facts about Fossils

These regular talks are given by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew. This month they are on Saturday 10th and Saturday 24th October, at 2.30 pm in the Museum.


A new exhibition,“The Lyme Railway: Axed Fifty Years Ago”, opens in the Rotunda Gallery on 7th October to mark 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.


As usual there are plenty of regular walks this month:

  • Fossil walks
  • Mary Anning walks
  • Lyme History walks