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Sunday, 24 April 2011

This week's events at Lyme Regis Museum


Friday 29 April until Sunday 1 May (Museum open free!)- LYME REGIS FOSSIL FESTIVAL: The museum will have a busy programme of walks, talks and family activities. Click here for full details of each day’s events.


Monday 25 April 2.30pm - KNOW YOUR FOSSILS: A talk on how fossils lived, and how to find, identify and handle them, with museum expert Chris Andrew.


MARY ANNING AND THE MEN OF SCIENCE. An exhibition exploring the relationship between local fossil-hunter Mary Anning (1799-1847) and the great men of science of her day. The exhibition is supported by a grant from the Royal Society and runs until 6 June.

FOUNDLING VOICES. An exhibition celebrating one of Lyme’s famous sons, Thomas Coram, who established the Foundling Hospital in London. Hear voices of former pupils of the Foundling Hospital recounting life before, during and after their time in the institution. This touring exhibition from London’s Foundling Museum can be seen in the ground floor gallery from 21 April to 31 May.


Saturday 30 April 09:00
Sunday 1 May 09:30


Saturday 30 April 13:00 - Mary Anning Walk
Sunday 1 May 13:30 - Mary Anning Walk

For full details of upcoming events, see What's On at the Museum.

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