Lancaster Dino Fest

Dino Fest

Following on from the roaring success of Lancaster’s Dino Day of previous years, Lancaster BID are bringing you their new 2 day festival, Dino Fest!

Spanning a full weekend this year, Dino Fest will bring many fantastic events, talks, walking tours, and, of course, the fantastic dinosaurs roaming the city centre.

Saturday 16th July

  • Meet experts Dr Dean Lomax and Dr Jeremy Lockwood at The Storey for talks & book signings.
  • Theatrical walking tours visiting the haunts of Lancaster Palaeontologist Sir Richard Owen, who famously coined the term ‘Dinosaur’.
  • Fossil digging workshop for your little palaeontologists at Lancaster’s Marketgate shopping centre.
  • Baby Dinosaurs will be mixing and mingling with visitors around the city centre.

Sunday 17th July

  • Jaw-dropping dinosaurs will be stomping around the city centre with timed performances and roaming walkabouts.
  • Multiple face painting stations, back by popular demand.

Both days will also feature:

  • Taylors Funfair
  • Dino Soft Play in St Nics Arcade
  • The Dinosaur Isle Museum will be at Lancaster City Museum, come and see some real Dinosaur Fossils!


Check out Lancaster BID’s website for more information

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