Friday, 1st May
  • Dorset Geologists Assocation

    1st May - 3rd May

    Membership of the DGA is open to anyone interested in Dorset geology. The DGA promotes Dorset Geology; hosts field trips/lectures in Dorset and surrounding… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Palaeontological Association

    1st May - 3rd May

    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. Ever wondered how fossils are… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Natural England

    1st May - 3rd May

    Come find out more about the Undercliffs National Nature Reserve on your doorstep. Natural England is the government’s advisor on the natural environment. We provide practical advice, grounded in science, on how best… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Dinosaur Runway - Plymouth University

    1st May - 3rd May

    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. Come and walk the dinosaur runway… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Adrian Gray - Stonebalancing Art

    1st May - 3rd May

    Adrian will be creating new stonebalancing sculptures during the festival and will provide stones and balancing tips so you can have a go yourselves. As an artist his work is predominantly sculpture and photography based… more...

    Town Beach, next to Grand Marquee

  • British Antarctic Survey

    1st May - 3rd May

    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. BAS scientists at the Festival… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • University of Southampton Ocean and Earth Science

    1st May - 3rd May

    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. With the theme of… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Natural History Museum

    1st May - 3rd May

    Join dozens of scientists from the Natural History Museum in the Grand Marquee. 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… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Lyme Regis Museum

    1st May - 3rd May

    The Lyme Regis Museum, built on the site of Mary Anning’s house and fossil shop, is a real gem. The Museum's palaeontology collection is delightful. The Lyme Bay Ichthyosaur is the best, biggest and newest specimen. Ichthyosaurs… more...

    Bridge Street, Lyme Regis

  • Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre

    1st May - 3rd May

    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...

    Lower Sea Lane, Charmouth, DT6 6LL

  • Discovering Microfossils

    1st May - 3rd May

    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. Fossils on the Jurassic Coast… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and YHA

    1st May - 3rd May

    Dinosaur CSI A terrible crime has been committed in Lyme Regis, but who by? The culprit is over 2 metres tall, has very sharp teeth and a tendency to eat between meals!… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Rockwatch

    1st May - 3rd May

    Rockwatch is the nationwide club for young geologists. It is the junior club of the Geologists' Association and is for all those interested in things geological - rocks, fossils, minerals and landscapes. They'll have lots of hands-on… more...

  • Geologists' Association

    1st May - 3rd May

    Since its formation in 1858, the GA has actively promoted the study of geology to all who are interested in the past, present and future of the natural world. It is a friendly and inclusive… more...

    10am - 5pm

  • Fossil Fair

    1st May - 4th May

    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...

    Grand Marquee

    Saturday, 2nd May
  • The Story of Life - Workshop for children on evolution

    2nd May 10.30am - 11.30am

    At first, nothing lived on Earth. It was a noisy, hot, scary place. Choking gas exploded from volcanoes and oceans of lava bubbled around the globe… Then in the deep, dark ocean, something amazing happened.… more...

    Marine Theatre

    Book now

    Tickets: Child: £3.00

  • The Story of Life - Workshop for children on evolution

    2nd May 12.30pm - 1.30pm

    At first, nothing lived on Earth. It was a noisy, hot, scary place. Choking gas exploded from volcanoes and oceans of lava bubbled around the globe… Then in the deep, dark ocean, something amazing happened.… more...

    Marine Theatre

    Book now

    Tickets: Child: £3.00

  • Dorset Geologists Assocation

    1st May - 3rd May

    Membership of the DGA is open to anyone interested in Dorset geology. The DGA promotes Dorset Geology; hosts field trips/lectures in Dorset and surrounding… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Palaeontological Association

    1st May - 3rd May

    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. Ever wondered how fossils are… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Natural England

    1st May - 3rd May

    Come find out more about the Undercliffs National Nature Reserve on your doorstep. Natural England is the government’s advisor on the natural environment. We provide practical advice, grounded in science, on how best… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Dinosaur Runway - Plymouth University

    1st May - 3rd May

    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. Come and walk the dinosaur runway… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Adrian Gray - Stonebalancing Art

    1st May - 3rd May

    Adrian will be creating new stonebalancing sculptures during the festival and will provide stones and balancing tips so you can have a go yourselves. As an artist his work is predominantly sculpture and photography based… more...

    Town Beach, next to Grand Marquee

  • British Antarctic Survey

    1st May - 3rd May

    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. BAS scientists at the Festival… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • University of Southampton Ocean and Earth Science

    1st May - 3rd May

    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. With the theme of… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Natural History Museum

    1st May - 3rd May

    Join dozens of scientists from the Natural History Museum in the Grand Marquee. 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… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Lyme Regis Museum

    1st May - 3rd May

    The Lyme Regis Museum, built on the site of Mary Anning’s house and fossil shop, is a real gem. The Museum's palaeontology collection is delightful. The Lyme Bay Ichthyosaur is the best, biggest and newest specimen. Ichthyosaurs… more...

    Bridge Street, Lyme Regis

  • Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre

    1st May - 3rd May

    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...

    Lower Sea Lane, Charmouth, DT6 6LL

  • Discovering Microfossils

    1st May - 3rd May

    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. Fossils on the Jurassic Coast… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and YHA

    1st May - 3rd May

    Dinosaur CSI A terrible crime has been committed in Lyme Regis, but who by? The culprit is over 2 metres tall, has very sharp teeth and a tendency to eat between meals!… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Rockwatch

    1st May - 3rd May

    Rockwatch is the nationwide club for young geologists. It is the junior club of the Geologists' Association and is for all those interested in things geological - rocks, fossils, minerals and landscapes. They'll have lots of hands-on… more...

  • Geologists' Association

    1st May - 3rd May

    Since its formation in 1858, the GA has actively promoted the study of geology to all who are interested in the past, present and future of the natural world. It is a friendly and inclusive… more...

    10am - 5pm

  • Fossil Fair

    1st May - 4th May

    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...

    Grand Marquee

  • UK Onshore Geophysical Library

    2nd May - 3rd May

    The UK Onshore Geophysical Library (UKOGL) was established in 1994 in conjunction with the Department of Trade and Industry now the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and the… more...

    Grand Marquee

    Sunday, 3rd May
  • Dorset Geologists Assocation

    1st May - 3rd May

    Membership of the DGA is open to anyone interested in Dorset geology. The DGA promotes Dorset Geology; hosts field trips/lectures in Dorset and surrounding… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Palaeontological Association

    1st May - 3rd May

    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. Ever wondered how fossils are… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Natural England

    1st May - 3rd May

    Come find out more about the Undercliffs National Nature Reserve on your doorstep. Natural England is the government’s advisor on the natural environment. We provide practical advice, grounded in science, on how best… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Dinosaur Runway - Plymouth University

    1st May - 3rd May

    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. Come and walk the dinosaur runway… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Adrian Gray - Stonebalancing Art

    1st May - 3rd May

    Adrian will be creating new stonebalancing sculptures during the festival and will provide stones and balancing tips so you can have a go yourselves. As an artist his work is predominantly sculpture and photography based… more...

    Town Beach, next to Grand Marquee

  • British Antarctic Survey

    1st May - 3rd May

    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. BAS scientists at the Festival… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • University of Southampton Ocean and Earth Science

    1st May - 3rd May

    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. With the theme of… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Natural History Museum

    1st May - 3rd May

    Join dozens of scientists from the Natural History Museum in the Grand Marquee. 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… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Lyme Regis Museum

    1st May - 3rd May

    The Lyme Regis Museum, built on the site of Mary Anning’s house and fossil shop, is a real gem. The Museum's palaeontology collection is delightful. The Lyme Bay Ichthyosaur is the best, biggest and newest specimen. Ichthyosaurs… more...

    Bridge Street, Lyme Regis

  • Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre

    1st May - 3rd May

    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...

    Lower Sea Lane, Charmouth, DT6 6LL

  • Discovering Microfossils

    1st May - 3rd May

    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. Fossils on the Jurassic Coast… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and YHA

    1st May - 3rd May

    Dinosaur CSI A terrible crime has been committed in Lyme Regis, but who by? The culprit is over 2 metres tall, has very sharp teeth and a tendency to eat between meals!… more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Rockwatch

    1st May - 3rd May

    Rockwatch is the nationwide club for young geologists. It is the junior club of the Geologists' Association and is for all those interested in things geological - rocks, fossils, minerals and landscapes. They'll have lots of hands-on… more...

  • Geologists' Association

    1st May - 3rd May

    Since its formation in 1858, the GA has actively promoted the study of geology to all who are interested in the past, present and future of the natural world. It is a friendly and inclusive… more...

    10am - 5pm

  • Fossil Fair

    1st May - 4th May

    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...

    Grand Marquee

  • UK Onshore Geophysical Library

    2nd May - 3rd May

    The UK Onshore Geophysical Library (UKOGL) was established in 1994 in conjunction with the Department of Trade and Industry now the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and the… more...

    Grand Marquee

    Monday, 4th May
  • Art & Craft in the Tent

    4th May 10.00am - 4.30pm

    Local artists and makers displaying and selling their paintings, cards, prints, jewellery, ceramics, glass, wood and more. more...

    Grand Marquee

  • Fossil Fair

    1st May - 4th May

    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...

    Grand Marquee