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Lyme Regis
Fossil Festival

Thank you to everyone who visited the 2019 Fossil Festival. It was great to see so many happy faces! Here's looking forward to the 2020 Fetival!

Here is What's On Offer! arrow down

Meet the Scientists

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

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

There are many free activities throughout the day - please see the Programme for all the details.

Trade Stalls

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

arrow left downWho Do I Contact?

Get in touch with our Festival Co-ordinator ...

Dates for 2019 arrow down

Date What's On? Special notes
Sat 26th - Sun 27th Jan Ichthyosaur Lantern Workshop Saturday at 10:00am - Sunday at 3:00pm - The Hub, Lyme Regis
Saturday 2nd Feb Print Making Workshop 10am Saturday at 10:00am - The Hub, Lyme Regis
Saturday 2nd Feb Print Making Workshop 1:30pm Saturday at 1:30pm - The Hub, Lyme Regis
Saturday 2nd Mar Banner Making Workshop 10:00am Saturday at 10:00 am - The Hub, Lyme Regis
Saturday 16th Mar Prehistoric Fish Headdresses Saturday at 10:00am - The Hub, Lyme Regis
Friday 3rd May Julia Hailes and Adam Rees - Talk on Environmental and Marine current issues Friday 7pm – 8.45pm - The Marine Theatre
Friday 3rd May Lyme Regis Fossil Festival - Lantern Procession Lantern Procession at 7-45pm - 8.30pm along the Parade to the Harbour
Saturday 4th May Lyme Regis Fossil Festival Festival open to public
Saturday 4th May Evolution Rocks! B-Sharp and local school students Saturday 4th 7pm – 9pm - The Marine Theatre
Sunday 5th May Lyme Regis Fossil Festival Festival open to public
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