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The Lyme Regis Fossil Festival is run by the Lyme Regis Development Trust.

The theme of the 2017 Fossil Festival  will be 'Time, Tides and Tectonics.

THe 2016 Fossil Festival celebrated the natural heritage of Lyme Regis and all things geological. 'Mapping the Earth' was the theme of the 10th Anniversary Festival in 2015, clecbrating William Smith's 'map that changed the world' . Previous Festivals have included 'Citizen Science' (2014),  'Coastal Curiosities' (2013), ‘Discovering Earth’ (2012) 'Marine Parade' (2011), ‘Dead... and Alive!’ (2010), ‘Evolution Rocks’ (2009), ‘Rising Seas’ (2007), 'Deep Time in Lyme'  (2006) and the first Lyme Regis Fossil Festival (2005).

15 good hi-res photos are stored in DropBox, links at the bottom of this page.

 

The Festival is delivered thanks to the incredibly generous involvement of our Partners.

We couldn’t make the Festival happen without the equally generous support of our Sponsors.

If you would like to receive more information about the Festival please get in touch:

Festival Coordinator:  Heather Prior

Lyme Regis Fossil Festival
LRDT
St Michaels Business Centre
Church Street, Lyme Regis
DT7 3DB

01297 445021

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Photo links:  All photos (c) Lyme Regis Fossil Festival

http://bit.ly/e1C8XC  Ammonites are common on the Jurassic beaches

http://bit.ly/eIRwC2  Artist Darrell Wakelam and his apprentice painters

http://bit.ly/exnwDM  Blue lias clay paintings

http://bit.ly/heYw6b  Colin Dawes with a model ammonite

http://bit.ly/i7Coiv  Commemorating extinct species with MEMO

http://bit.ly/hABLjG  Comparing fossils with the Natural History Museum

http://bit.ly/gkiVXz  Fossil collecting on Monmouth Beach

http://bit.ly/elWgho  Fossil hunting for the whole family

http://bit.ly/f5cV1d  Having a go at stonecarving

http://bit.ly/i6fyte  Herbie Treehead keeps everyone on their toes

http://bit.ly/hsBxQ9  Endangered species the pink sea fan is preserved in stone

http://bit.ly/fsjAr2  Walking the dinosaur runway

http://bit.ly/gxPZSb  Watch out for the pointy bits!

http://bit.ly/eqNtPC  Nautilus tells a story

http://bit.ly/h9OFNr  A great day in Lyme