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Yorkshire Fossil Festival

The 2018 Yorkshire Fossil Festival is being held at the University of Hull on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September, as part of the Hull Science Festival.

For further details, please visit the Hull Science Festival website.

The Fossil Festival will return to Scarborough in 2019, being held at the Rotunda Museum from Friday 13th to Sunday 15th of September.

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The Palaeontological Association
Talking to experts at Yorkshire Fossil Festival


The Yorkshire Fossil Festival is an annual event held in Scarborough at The Rotunda Museum.

The Festival is organised by Scarborough Museums Trust and sponsored by The Palaeontological Association.

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What’s On

Baby T.rex returns to The Rotunda (Sat & Sun)
• Soap Box Science (Sat & Sun)
• Fossil handling
• Scientific demonstrations
• Dinosaur Footprint Walks
• Drop in craft sessions
• Storytelling
• Stilt walkers (Sat & Sun)

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A baby t-rex meets children at Yorkshire Fossil Festival


Entry to the Festival is free.

Rotunda Museum, Vernon Road
Scarborough, YO11 2PS

01723 353665

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Yorkshire Fossil Festival Exhibitors 2017