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Totally ‘roarsome’ dinosaur talks!

Imagine being part of a dig that uncovers a whole new species of dinosaur. Well, that’s exactly what palaeontologists call their day job.

Dr Dean Lomax with the ichthyosaur

Dr Dean Lomax with the ichthyosaur

Join Lancaster City Museums during Dinofest and meet two of Britain's most eminent palaeontologists, Dr Dean Lomax and Dr Jeremy Lockwood, to learn about their incredible discoveries.

Both scientists have featured on national television recently for their amazing for dino-discoveries and on Saturday July 16 they will be giving two talks each at 11am and 2pm at the Storey.

  • Dinosaurs on Your Doorstep: Discovering British Dinosaurs with Dr Dean Lomax, renowned palaeontologist, author, and TV presenter. Dr Lomax will take us on a journey through millions of years, revealing the fantastic dinosaurs that once called Britain home.
  • Hunting Dragons: 5 New Dinosaurs on the Isle of Wight with Dr Jeremy Lockwood. In the last two years, five new and amazing species of dinosaurs have been recognised on the Isle of Wight. Hear about some of the most significant paleontological discoveries of our lifetime.

Each of the talks are suitable for children and Dr Lomax will be signing copies of his books, 'Prehistoric Pets, Locked in Time' and 'Dinosaurs: 10 Things You Should Know', after his talks.

Dr Lomax’s talks are £5 for adults and £2 for children. Dr Lockwood’s talks are £3 for adults and children are free.

Book for these two amazing family-friendly talks at the Visitor Information Centre at the Storey in person, or online at If booking online there will be a £1.50 booking fee.

Last updated: 08 July 2022

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