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Future Meeting: The Mary Anning Conference of Curiosities

Meeting Date: Monday, April 12, 2021
Location: online
Organisers: The Etches Collection
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The Etches Collection has partnered with the Mary Anning Rocks and The Pink Ribbon Foundation charities to bring you : The Mary Anning Conference of Curiosities.

The main aim of this event is to highlight and appreciate the life, work and legacy of Mary Anning, the woman who essentially sparked our interest in the incredible fossils of the Jurassic Coast of Dorset, England. In addition, the event will raise funds for the three partnered charities The Etches Collection, Mary Anning Rocks and The Pink Ribbon Foundation.

The event will take place on the 12th April with tickets available from our website ( at a cost of £30.

We have a great programme comprising 4 sessions and live Q&A’s

Session One
Who was Mary Anning?
The Facts and the Fiction

Session Two
Mary Anning's Legacy: Women in Palaeontology

Bonus Fossil hunting video

Session Three
Mavericks: The Amateur Scientist vs. Science

Session Four
The future of the Jurassic Coast

This is an opportunity to learn about Mary Anning and her legacy and to ask questions to our eminent speakers.

We hope that you can join us.
The Etches Collection Team

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