As part Yorkshire Geology Month we are offering some FREE events in May half term 2014
Fossil Handling - Tuesday 27 May & Thursday 29 May from 11am - 4pm at the Rotunda Museum
William Smith Trail - Wednesday 28 May & Friday 30 May startcat 11am from the Royunda Museum
Yorkshire Fossil Festival
12 - 14 September 2014
What? A FREE three day celebration of all things geological and palaeontological (that's fossils!). Displays and activities for
all the family put on by organisations including the Natural History Museum, the Palaeontological Association, The Geological Society, Leeds University, Sheffield University, Hull University, Durham University and many others.
All the organisations attending will be offering activities including fossil plaster casting, dinosaur games, geological map making, a rock and fossil identification service and there will even be some fossils for sale from local shops and dealers.
There will also be walks along the local coastline to look at the amazing geology on our doorstep including dinosaur footprints, and public talks on subjects including dinosaurs and William Smith, the Father of English Geology.
Friday 12 September will see the Festival open to schools to attend for the day, taking part in exciting sessions delivered by scientists from all over the UK and beyond.
The Festival is been organised and supported by Scarborough Museums Trust and The Palaeontological Association.
Where? The Festival will be held in and around the Rotunda Museum in Scarborough.
When? 12 - 14 September, 10am - 5pm (plus some evening talks)