The Yorkshire Fossil Festival is set to be bigger than ever this September with a host of events to appeal to families, dinosaur enthusiasts of all ages and geotourists to Scarborough and the Yorkshire Coast.

Based around Scarborough’s Spa on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 September, the event will see contributions from local and national museums, universities and businesses, providing entertainment and expertise. The Festival launch day on Friday 16 September will feature events especially for schools.

There’s a host of family-friendly events and entertainments led by The Rock Showman who will play the festival ringmaster for the weekend bringing his Greatest Show on Earth to Scarborough Spa.

Fossil experts from across the UK will be on hand to identify your own fossil finds as well as share their amazing discoveries from the Yorkshire Coast.

WATCH THIS SPACE! The Jurassic World will be coming to life with some surprise visitors in the town too!