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EVENTS: Coming up in August

Posted on: 1st August 2015

Fossil Polishing Buy a fossil at pocket money prices. Polish it yourself and take home a very special souvenir! Tuesday 4th August: from 10.30am on the Museum Terrace Wednesday 26th August: from 10.30am at Marine Parade Shelters Facts about Fossils These regular talks are given by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew. You can catch them… READ MORE

Coast, Cliff and Crashing Waves

Coast, Cliff and Crashing Waves

Posted on: 14th July 2015

A photography exhibition by Sam Rose 30th June to 3rd October 2015

FREE EVENT: Rockpool Monsters!

FREE EVENT: Rockpool Monsters!

Posted on: 7th July 2015

“Rockpool Monsters” is a free event  this Saturday, 11 July, between 11.00am and 4.00pm, hosted by Lyme Regis Museum in association with Marine Biologists of the University of Southampton: Get hands on with the local sea creatures! Make your own Cyanotype – a sunlight seaweed print! Meet our Marine Biology experts!

EVENTS: Coming up in July

Posted on: 30th June 2015

Herbal Medicine A talk by Mary Tassell on Monday 6th July at 7.30pm in Woodmead Hall. A medical herbalist reveals the secrets of natural remedies used for centuries before Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin; some are still widely in use today. Facts about Fossils These regular talks are given by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew. This… READ MORE

Upcoming “Help Us Grow” events

Posted on: 15th June 2015

Lyme Regis Museum’s “Help us Grow” (HUG) group will hit the streets again for two different money raising events this month. HUG got together earlier this year in order to help raise money towards the Museum’s Mary Anning extension wing. They have already enjoyed success with cake sales and children’s activities. Throughout the summer, they… READ MORE

Mary Anning Collecting Fossils – A poem by Megan Domaille

Posted on: 3rd June 2015

She felt the clocks stop Never more than beneath Lyme cliffs She felt the rushing tide rock The Earth around The thin line of times’ orbit She felt it knocked Or dropped, like the fragile pocket watch of A careless creator, scattering the beach With a mess of glass and dislodged cogs In some places,… READ MORE

EVENTS: Coming up in June

Posted on: 1st June 2015

Coach Trip to Salisbury Cathedral Tuesday 16th June, leaving from Holmbush Car Park at 9.00am. See the best original copy of the Magna Carta, tour the Cathedral and visit Mompesson House. Organised by the Friends of the Lyme Regis Museum. Facts about Fossils A talk by Museum Learning Officer, Chris Andrew, at 2.30 pm on… READ MORE

EVENTS: Mary Anning Weekend

Posted on: 15th May 2015

Next weekend, 23-24 May, Lyme Regis Museum celebrates Mary Anning Weekend , with free entrance to the museum on Saturday 23rd and fossil polishing on the terrace on both days between 10 am and 4 pm. Other activities: Natalie Manifold will give an illustrated talk on Mary Anning in the museum at 3.15 on Sat… READ MORE

EVENTS: Coming up in May

Posted on: 29th April 2015

LYME REGIS MUSEUM DOES FOSSIL FEST The Museum has lots of exciting activities and exhibits for Fossil Fest on 1-3rd May. All day in the Marquee on the beach, our team will be providing fossil polishing; ammonites can be purchased at pocket-money prices; you will be shown how to prepare your fossil for its final… READ MORE

Lyme's Battle with the Sea

Lyme’s Battle with the Sea

Posted on: 24th April 2015

The web-site now contains two extensive articles about the Town’s sea defences by Museum researcher, Richard Bull. Click here to read the articles.