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
St Michaels Business Centre
Church Street, Lyme Regis
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