Yorkshire Fossil Festival

The Yorkshire Fossil Festival is an annual event held in various venues across Scarborough. In 2021 the event largely took place in and around The Rotunda Museum and the Stephen Joseph Theatre with other events taking place online. For 2022, the event will be based at Scarborough Spa with other activities taking place around the town including the Rotunda, town centre and a mini film festival at SJT.

Yorkshire Fossil Festival is organised by Scarborough Museums Trust and sponsored by Yorkshire Coast BID, The Palaeontological Association, the Unversity of Hull, The Geologist Association and the Yorkshire Geological Society.

The Festival seeks to enlighten and engage families and young people in the world of Geology and Earth Sciences. Visitors can become immersed in all things fossils and dinosaurs, many originating from Scarborough and the Yorkshire Coast.

 

What we have supported

The Yorkshire Fossil Festival is an annual event. Yorkshire Coast BID have agreed to support the festival for two years 2021 and 2022.

Investment:  £23,000

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