Dinosaurs come to life at Heart of the Shires

Fossil & Dinosaur weekend at Jacqui's Gem & Fossils, Heart of the Shires, near Weedon.'Pictured are Jacqui Michelow & Karen Stewart
Fossil & Dinosaur weekend at Jacqui's Gem & Fossils, Heart of the Shires, near Weedon.'Pictured are Jacqui Michelow & Karen Stewart
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A dinosaur and fossil weekend will be held at the Heart of the Shires at the weekend.

Jacqui Michelow and Karen Stewart, pictured above, from Jacqui’s Gems and Fossils are getting ready for the event which runs on a Saturday and Sunday.

Among the entertainment will be palaeontologist Martin Simpson from the Isle of Wight who will be hosting fossil talks and signing copies of his new book called Daisy and the Isle of Wight Dragon.

Mr Simpson has been collecting fossils for more than 25 years and has an amazing collection of some very old and rare specimens.

His is known as Dinosaur Man and regularly runs fossil trips. 
There will be a fossil display and prize draws held throughout the weekend and this will be held in a marquee.

Entrance to the event is free and is designed for all groups. Every child who attends the event will receive a free goody bag.

For further information about the weekend, call 01327 341593.