Yorkshire Fossil Festival

The Yorkshire Fossil Festival is an annual event held in various venues across Scarborough including – for 2021 – The Rotunda Museum and the Stephen Joseph Theatre with other events taking place online. 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


Yorkshire Fossil Festival 2021 Review

Launch: https://www.yorkshirecoastbid.co.uk/project/yorkshire-fossil-festival-2021-review/ Over 4000 people participated in the 2021 Yorkshire Fossil Festival between 10 – 12 September. Nearly 1900 school and college students took part…