Fossil Festival 2016

29 April - 1 May, 2016


The Lyme Regis Fossil Festival is an annual event for the whole family. 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, UK Onshore Geological Survey, Plymouth University, Natural England, Jurassic Coast, 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 the Grand Marquee is free, and there is a small charge for talks. There will be lots of street performance, as well as theatre, music and comedy at the Marine Theatre.

This Year we have a new Coordinator, Heather Prior, who can be contacted at