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Lyme Regis
Fossil Festival

Enjoy one of Dorset's largest science festivals. Find out all about the amazing Jurassic Coast with specialist talks, walks and incredible interactive activities.

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Meet the Scientists

We have experts from the Natural History Museum, British Antarctic Survey, Palaeontological Association, Jurassic Coast Trust, Geological Society, Lyme Regis Museum and the Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre.

Lots of Activities

Enjoy walks, talks, theatre, music, comedy, exhibits and lots of hands-on science. So many activities for enthusiasts of all ages!

Free General Entry

Entry to all exhibition venues is free, with a small charge for walks and talks. There will be lots of street performances from outside the museum, Cobb Gate car park and in the Marine Shelters.

Trade Stalls

Want to own a real fossil? There is a mini market of fossil trade stalls for you to find exactly what your looking for. The perfect memento to take away.

arrow left downWho Do I Contact?

Get in touch with our Festival Co-ordinator, Carla Hiley ...

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Date What's On? Special notes
Thursday 3rd May Secondary Schools Science Day Thomas Hardye School - bookings only
Friday 4th May Primary Schools Day Schools will take priority until around 2.30pm
Saturday 5th May Lyme Regis Fossil Festival Whole festival open to public
Sunday 6th May Lyme Regis Fossil Festival Whole festival open to public
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