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Summer adventures at March museum

Fossils Galore Jamie Jordan with the new woolly rhino exhibit ANL-151204-175313009
Fossils Galore Jamie Jordan with the new woolly rhino exhibit ANL-151204-175313009

Hunting for ancient relics, panning for gold and sifting for shark teeth are among the adventures on offer at a March museum for youngsters over the summer holidays.

Fossils Galore will be launching its summer programme, which includes a new activity, on Saturday, July 25.

Archaeology Dig offers children the chance to find Roman and Victoria relics, using traditional techniques.

Fossil hunting, gold panning and geode breaking, Shark teeth sifting are among the other activities on offer.

There is also an Ice Age Hunt where the children can look for 25 different dinosaurs.

Throughout the summer holidays Fossils Galore will be holding special events every Saturday:

Saturday, July 25: Opening of Summer Fun by Deputy Mayor, Andrew Donnelly

Saturday, August 1: Gold event, take the gold challenge and see if you can find real gold.

Saturday, August 8: Wildlife Day, King’s Dyke nature reserve will be coming down with a range of reptiles, insects and harvest mice, as well as quizzes to test your wildlife knowledge

Saturday, August 15: Archaeologists Francis Pryor and Maisie Taylor will be at Fossils Galore for a chance for fans to meet and greet as well as getting photographs and autographs.

Saturday, August 22: Fangtasia will be here with a range of Reptiles, amphibians and insects for people to see and handle

Saturday, August 29: Bush craft day, come and learn all about survival skills, such as tracking, fire building and making cordage

Saturday, September 5: Trade Show, come along and trade your fossils and crystals in order to grow you collections, if you would like a stall please contact us for more details.

For more information go to: www.fossilsgalore.co.uk

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