Friday, 28th April
  • Dorset Geologists Assocation

    28th April - 30th April

    Membership of the DGA is open to anyone interested in Dorset geology. The DGA promotes Dorset Geology. The… more...

    Marine Theatre

    10am - 5pm, no charge

  • Palaeontological Association

    28th April - 30th April

    When am I?   Using a map of geological time, explore our fossil displays and reconstructions and work out when in geological time each display represents. Lots of specimens to hold and touch and… more...

    Marine Theatre

    10am - 5pm, no charge

  • Dinosaur Runway - Plymouth University

    28th April - 30th April

    Come and walk the dinosaur runway to find out how palaeontologists use fossils to determine the size and speed of dinosaurs living millions of years ago. Make your own dinosaur footprints to discover what dinosaur… more...

    10am - 5pm, no charge

  • British Antarctic Survey

    28th April - 30th April

    NOTE: Friday 29th April is a Schools Day, which is run primarily for local primary schools. School groups will have priority for all activities, and some activities will be fully booked all day. The British Antarctic Survey… more...

    The Pavillion on Marine Parade, Seafront

    10am - 5pm; no charge

  • University of Southampton Ocean and Earth Science

    28th April - 30th April

    NOTE: Friday 1 May is a Schools Day, which is run primarily for local primary schools. School groups will have priority for all activities, and some activities will be fully booked all day. Can a lobster be… more...

    The Pavillion, Marine Parade, seafront

    10am - 5pm; no charge

  • Natural History Museum

    28th April - 30th April

    Join dozens of scientists from the Natural History Museum. They're bringing along some of their favourite fossils, and you'll be able to sieve for (and keep!) shark's teeth, pan for gold, and dig up dino bones - but you can also… more...

    Large marquee in Theatre Square

    10am - 5pm, no charge

  • Lyme Regis Museum and fossil polishing

    28th April - 30th April

    The museum is open all weekend; the poplular activity of fossil polishing will take place on the terrace at the back of the museum on the Saturday and the Sunday - come and polish a fossil with Chris Andrews and his team - charges… more...

    Bridge St, Lyme Regis

    10am - 5pm,free 29th April; charges apply Sat/Sun

  • Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre

    28th April - 30th April

    Visit the Centre to see our amazing fossil collections and find out how to discover your own fossils on the beach at Charmouth. Our guided fossil hunting walks are a great family day out on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.… more...

    The Hub, Lyme and at Lower Sea Lane, Charmouth

    10am - 5pm, Fossil Painting at the Hub from £2

  • Jurassic Coast Trust & Team

    28th April - 30th April

    Learn more about England's only natural World Heritage Site!  Featuring our fossil dig boxes, Build Your Own Durdle Jurassic Coast colouring in and Discover Your Own Micro Fossils. … more...

    The Hub, Church Street

    10am - 5pm, no charge

  • Fossil Fair

    28th April - 30th April

    The Jurassic Coast is home to some of the most spectacular fossils in the United Kingdom. Mary Anning was one of the first and perhaps the most important collector in fossil history, discovering the first ichthyosaur,… more...

    Marquee near Marine Theatre

    10am - 5pm

  • Oxford University Museum of Natural History

    28th April - 30th April

    The Present is the Key to the Past Find out how the study of modern animals can help us to identify strange looking Cambrian fossils.  Hear how Charles Doolittle Walcott discovered mysterious fossils in the Canadian… more...

    10am - 5pm, no charge

    Saturday, 29th April
  • Dorset Geologists Assocation

    28th April - 30th April

    Membership of the DGA is open to anyone interested in Dorset geology. The DGA promotes Dorset Geology. The… more...

    Marine Theatre

    10am - 5pm, no charge

  • Palaeontological Association

    28th April - 30th April

    When am I?   Using a map of geological time, explore our fossil displays and reconstructions and work out when in geological time each display represents. Lots of specimens to hold and touch and… more...

    Marine Theatre

    10am - 5pm, no charge

  • Dinosaur Runway - Plymouth University

    28th April - 30th April

    Come and walk the dinosaur runway to find out how palaeontologists use fossils to determine the size and speed of dinosaurs living millions of years ago. Make your own dinosaur footprints to discover what dinosaur… more...

    10am - 5pm, no charge

  • British Antarctic Survey

    28th April - 30th April

    NOTE: Friday 29th April is a Schools Day, which is run primarily for local primary schools. School groups will have priority for all activities, and some activities will be fully booked all day. The British Antarctic Survey… more...

    The Pavillion on Marine Parade, Seafront

    10am - 5pm; no charge

  • University of Southampton Ocean and Earth Science

    28th April - 30th April

    NOTE: Friday 1 May is a Schools Day, which is run primarily for local primary schools. School groups will have priority for all activities, and some activities will be fully booked all day. Can a lobster be… more...

    The Pavillion, Marine Parade, seafront

    10am - 5pm; no charge

  • Natural History Museum

    28th April - 30th April

    Join dozens of scientists from the Natural History Museum. They're bringing along some of their favourite fossils, and you'll be able to sieve for (and keep!) shark's teeth, pan for gold, and dig up dino bones - but you can also… more...

    Large marquee in Theatre Square

    10am - 5pm, no charge

  • Lyme Regis Museum and fossil polishing

    28th April - 30th April

    The museum is open all weekend; the poplular activity of fossil polishing will take place on the terrace at the back of the museum on the Saturday and the Sunday - come and polish a fossil with Chris Andrews and his team - charges… more...

    Bridge St, Lyme Regis

    10am - 5pm,free 29th April; charges apply Sat/Sun

  • Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre

    28th April - 30th April

    Visit the Centre to see our amazing fossil collections and find out how to discover your own fossils on the beach at Charmouth. Our guided fossil hunting walks are a great family day out on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.… more...

    The Hub, Lyme and at Lower Sea Lane, Charmouth

    10am - 5pm, Fossil Painting at the Hub from £2

  • Jurassic Coast Trust & Team

    28th April - 30th April

    Learn more about England's only natural World Heritage Site!  Featuring our fossil dig boxes, Build Your Own Durdle Jurassic Coast colouring in and Discover Your Own Micro Fossils. … more...

    The Hub, Church Street

    10am - 5pm, no charge

  • Fossil Fair

    28th April - 30th April

    The Jurassic Coast is home to some of the most spectacular fossils in the United Kingdom. Mary Anning was one of the first and perhaps the most important collector in fossil history, discovering the first ichthyosaur,… more...

    Marquee near Marine Theatre

    10am - 5pm

  • Oxford University Museum of Natural History

    28th April - 30th April

    The Present is the Key to the Past Find out how the study of modern animals can help us to identify strange looking Cambrian fossils.  Hear how Charles Doolittle Walcott discovered mysterious fossils in the Canadian… more...

    10am - 5pm, no charge

    Sunday, 30th April
  • Dorset Geologists Assocation

    28th April - 30th April

    Membership of the DGA is open to anyone interested in Dorset geology. The DGA promotes Dorset Geology. The… more...

    Marine Theatre

    10am - 5pm, no charge

  • Palaeontological Association

    28th April - 30th April

    When am I?   Using a map of geological time, explore our fossil displays and reconstructions and work out when in geological time each display represents. Lots of specimens to hold and touch and… more...

    Marine Theatre

    10am - 5pm, no charge

  • Dinosaur Runway - Plymouth University

    28th April - 30th April

    Come and walk the dinosaur runway to find out how palaeontologists use fossils to determine the size and speed of dinosaurs living millions of years ago. Make your own dinosaur footprints to discover what dinosaur… more...

    10am - 5pm, no charge

  • British Antarctic Survey

    28th April - 30th April

    NOTE: Friday 29th April is a Schools Day, which is run primarily for local primary schools. School groups will have priority for all activities, and some activities will be fully booked all day. The British Antarctic Survey… more...

    The Pavillion on Marine Parade, Seafront

    10am - 5pm; no charge

  • University of Southampton Ocean and Earth Science

    28th April - 30th April

    NOTE: Friday 1 May is a Schools Day, which is run primarily for local primary schools. School groups will have priority for all activities, and some activities will be fully booked all day. Can a lobster be… more...

    The Pavillion, Marine Parade, seafront

    10am - 5pm; no charge

  • Natural History Museum

    28th April - 30th April

    Join dozens of scientists from the Natural History Museum. They're bringing along some of their favourite fossils, and you'll be able to sieve for (and keep!) shark's teeth, pan for gold, and dig up dino bones - but you can also… more...

    Large marquee in Theatre Square

    10am - 5pm, no charge

  • Lyme Regis Museum and fossil polishing

    28th April - 30th April

    The museum is open all weekend; the poplular activity of fossil polishing will take place on the terrace at the back of the museum on the Saturday and the Sunday - come and polish a fossil with Chris Andrews and his team - charges… more...

    Bridge St, Lyme Regis

    10am - 5pm,free 29th April; charges apply Sat/Sun

  • Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre

    28th April - 30th April

    Visit the Centre to see our amazing fossil collections and find out how to discover your own fossils on the beach at Charmouth. Our guided fossil hunting walks are a great family day out on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.… more...

    The Hub, Lyme and at Lower Sea Lane, Charmouth

    10am - 5pm, Fossil Painting at the Hub from £2

  • Jurassic Coast Trust & Team

    28th April - 30th April

    Learn more about England's only natural World Heritage Site!  Featuring our fossil dig boxes, Build Your Own Durdle Jurassic Coast colouring in and Discover Your Own Micro Fossils. … more...

    The Hub, Church Street

    10am - 5pm, no charge

  • Fossil Fair

    28th April - 30th April

    The Jurassic Coast is home to some of the most spectacular fossils in the United Kingdom. Mary Anning was one of the first and perhaps the most important collector in fossil history, discovering the first ichthyosaur,… more...

    Marquee near Marine Theatre

    10am - 5pm

  • Oxford University Museum of Natural History

    28th April - 30th April

    The Present is the Key to the Past Find out how the study of modern animals can help us to identify strange looking Cambrian fossils.  Hear how Charles Doolittle Walcott discovered mysterious fossils in the Canadian… more...

    10am - 5pm, no charge