The Lyme Regis Fossil Festival is an annual event for the whole family. The Festival seeks to enthuse young people about science, earth sciences in particular.

Enjoy walks, talks, theatre, music, comedy, exhibits and lots of hands-on science for all ages. The Fossil Fair offers fun and rare fossils, minerals and jewellery from 50p up.

Meet scientists from the Natural History Museum, British Antarctic Survey, Palaeontological Association, Plymouth University, Natural England, Jurassic Coast Trust, Dorset Geologists, Geological Society, Lyme Regis Museum, Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre, National Trust, Dorset Wildlife Trust, National Oceanography Centre, Dinosaur Isle and many more.

Entry to all exhibition venues is free, and there is a small charge for walks and talks. There will be lots of street performance, as well as theatre at the Hub.

Thursday 27th April – Secondary Schools Science Day
Thomas Hardye School – bookings only

Friday 28th April – Primary Schools Day
Lyme Regis Festival Primary Schools day – bookings only
Schools will take priority on many of the activities until around 2.30pm

Saturday 29th April – Fossil Festival
Lyme Regis Festival open to public

Sunday 30th April – Fossil Festival
Lyme Regis Festival open to public

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