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Sunday, 1 May 2011

This week's events at Lyme Regis Museum


Thursday 5 May 2.30pm - THOMAS CORAM AND THE FOUNDLING HOSPITAL: Anne Sankey discusses the Lyme-born philanthropist – the man who saved children.


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 until 31 May.


Monday 2 May 10:00
Tuesday 3 May 10:45
Wednesday 4 May 11:15
Thursday 5 May 11:45
Friday 6 May 12:15
Saturday 7 May 12:45
Sunday 8 May 13:30


Saturday 7 May 14:00 - Mary Anning Walk

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

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