Follow the Dinosaur Detectives as they search for clues about the past.
The Dinosaur Detectives is a fascinating journey of discovery surrounding the first fossil finds of Mary Anning, William Buckland and Gideon Mantell. Their finds changed the face of history when they discovered the bones of creatures that became known as Dinosaurs.
Follow their journey to the first golden shell on the beach, the large bones of Megalasaurus and the discovery of Iguanadon and Pterodactyls.
Mary Anning is now considered one of the top ten women of scientific discovery and her finds can be seen in the Natural History Museum in London, as well as the museum in Lyme Regis where discoveries of bones is ongoing today.
Rod puppetry combined with projection and shadow theatre re-create their fascinating world. The show can have the opportunity for the audience to examine fossils at our ‘Fossil Table’ after the production
In one sentence…….
Dinosaur detectives search for clues revealing the fascination surrounding the finds of the first ‘Dinosaur’ bones. Rod puppetry combined with projection and shadow theatre re-create their fascinating world.
A Historical story to follow, this is a show for adults and children alike, but not suitable for under 5s as it is a long story to follow and understand how history has shaped our lives today.
As part of the Big DoG Festival by Wigtown Book Festival – for more information and other events please visit: https://tickets.wigtownbookfestival.com/sales