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Sunday, 1 April 2012

Museum Events in April

WEDNESDAY 4 APRIL 11.00 to 3.00 at the Museum

Easter Family Fun Day at Lyme Regis Museum
Get creative with Alison Bowskill. From Easter chicks to first swallows, birds will be everywhere! Drop into the museum to make and decorate your own Easter bird to take and hang up at home. Free admission for adults and children and free art materials. Suitable for children ages 5 to 10 years.

SATURDAY 7 APRIL 10.00 to 1.00 at The Inn Place, Pilot Boat Inn, Lyme Regis

Book Sale and Coffee Morning
Have a coffee and browse hundreds of quality books.
Admission £1.00 includes refreshments. Bargains galore! Coffee! Conviviality!

SATURDAY 7 APRIL 2.30pm at the Museum

Know Your Fossils
Lyme Regis Museum’s fossil experts Chris Andrew and Paddy Howe (right) invite you to come along to discover how to find and identify fossils, and to see and handle their more unusual finds. Bring along your own discoveries for identification. No booking necessary.

Thursday 12 APRIL 2.30pm (approx) at Woodmead Hall

Fairgrounds in Wartime
A talk by Kay Townsend. Organised by The Friends of Lyme Regis Museum
The talk will follow the Friends' AGM

SUNDAY 15 APRIL 2.30pm at the Museum

Know Your Fossils
Lyme Regis Museum’s fossil experts Chris Andrew and Paddy Howe invite you to come along to discover how to find and identify fossils, and to see and handle their more unusual finds. Bring along your own discoveries for identification. No booking necessary.

TUESDAY 24 APRIL 2.30pm (approx) at Woodmead Hall

Poundbury, urban triumph or disaster?
A talk by Martin Pakes (this replaces the previously advertised talk)
Jointly with The Lyme Regis Society
The talk will follow the Society's AGM

Fossil Walks

Join fossil experts Paddy Howe and Chris Andrew on their famous fossil hunting walks and find your own 150-million-year-old fossil. For adults and children alike, it’s an unforgettable experience. Walks last around 3 hours. To book a place telephone 01297 443370 or email walks@lymeregismuseum.co.uk
  • Thursday 5 April 2012 09.30
  • Friday 6 April 2012 10.15
  • Monday 9 April 2012 12.30
  • Tuesday 10 April 2012 13.15
  • Wednesday 18 April 2012 09.00
  • Thursday 19 April 2012 09.30
  • Friday 20 April 2012 10.15
  • Saturday 21 April 2012 10.45
  • Sunday 22 April 2012 11.15
  • Monday 23 April 2012 11.45
  • Tuesday 24 April 2012 12.15
  • Wednesday 25 April 2012 12.45

Mary Anning Walks

Join guide Natalie Manifold and explore the paths and streets of Old Lyme as Mary knew them, and learn about the life of the ‘greatest fossil hunter ever known’. The walk takes about 1½ hours. To book a place telephone 01297 443370 or email walks@lymeregismuseum.co.uk
  • Saturday 7 April 2012 13.30
  • Sunday 15 April 2012 13.30
  • Saturday 21 April 2012 13.30
  • Saturday 28 April 2012 13.30
  • Sunday 29 April 2012 13.30

Rockpooling

Join marine biologist Chris Andrew and geologist Paddy Howe and see at close quarters the magical world of creatures like velvet swimming crabs and squat lobsters that lie in the wake of the receding tide. The sessions last around 1½ hours. To book a place telephone 01297 443370 or email walks@lymeregismuseum.co.uk
  • April 4 10.00
  • April 11 15.00
  • April 12 16.00
  • April 26 14.30
  • April 27 15.00

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