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Press Releases from World Heritage (6 total)

Children's Teddy Bear Book Launch for Pudsey

Dorset based artist, Maya Victoria Linde, has self-published a new childrens book called "Little Bear's Winter" to help raise funds for the annual BBC Children in Need charity appeal. The official book launch and signing is on Tuesday 26 October and will take place at the Teddy Bear Museum in Dorchester. Mrs Linde is an author and illustrator mainly specialising in childrens books. "Little Bear's Winter", published to benefit BBC Children

Tracy Chevalier launches her new Best Seller at The Dinosaur Museum in Dorcheste …

Visitors to Dorchester’s award winning Dinosaur Museum were thrilled to meet bestselling novelist Tracy Chevalier when she launched her new book Remarkable Creatures at the Museum on Tuesday 25th August. Tracy, whose bestselling novel Girl with a Pearl Earring became an equally popular film spends a lot of her time in Dorset. Inspiration for her books often comes quite unexpectedly, in the case of the Girl with a Pearl Earring it

The Dinosaur Museum celebrates Monster Birthday at 25

On Saturday 27th June, the Dinosaur Museum is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The Museum opened in 1984, in Dorchester, gateway to Dorset's World Heritage Jurassic Coast. From the very beginning visitors loved its novel and innovative approach to dinosaurs, and It quickly became the Town's foremost visitor attraction bringing, over the years, millions of dinosaur hungry families and schools to the county town. Jackie Ridley, the Museum's Director, said

Moments - Cirque Nouveau Photo Exhibition in Paris

A new exhibition of photographs by Michael Ridley opens in Paris on November 10th. The exhibition, MOMENTS - Cirque Nouveau opens at La Petite Galerie, rue de Seine, and is one of the photo exhibitions being held in the city during November, the Month of Photography in Paris. His last photo exhibition in Paris, Transvision, was in 2007. His images, impressionist in inspiration, are a fusion of two styles, but

Dinosaur Museum In Bid To Bring Rare Triceratops Skeleton To Britain

Dorchester’s award winning Dinosaur Museum has received an offer from an anonymous backer to bid for a rare skeleton of Triceratops that is being auctioned by Christies in Paris on April 16th. The rare skeleton is the property of a private collector in Europe and is the star attraction of a sale of dinosaur and other fossils at the auction in Paris. It is expected to fetch around 500,000 Euros

Christmas Is Bearing Down On Dorchester

Christmas is bearing down on Dorchester. The Bears of Casterbridge are celebrating the festive season by decorating their charming period home at the Dorset Teddy Bear Museum. The people size family of teddy bears is totally unique. The head of the family Edward Bearidge, has called the celebration “Teddy Bears at Christmas” which is being held throughout December untill twelfth night. The entire museum has been decorated to create an

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