Futures2021 is a European Researchers’ Night event.

These events will take place across the day, all are at the Marine Theatre.

FUTURES2021: Festival of the Sea

A Research Services event
Date25 September 2021
PlaceMarine Theatre, Church St, Lyme Regis, DT7 3QB

FUTURES2021 aims to engage a wide range of people from the South West of England with research and innovation and showcase the region’s rich cultural heritage and is a European Researchers’ Night event.


Overlooking the sea, this day of eclectic events celebrating the ocean will feature performances and activities alongside conversations and demonstrations from world-leading scientists and local people, brought to life in a famous marine community.

Tik-tok shanty sensation The Longest Johns will stage a unique concert. The event includes activities for all the family including the Story Boat Project, a miniature maritime museum, and an arts and crafts workshop.

Performances, workshops and acivities include

  • The Longest Johns
  • Sea arts and craft workshop
  • Plastic in the Galapagos
  • Spindrift
  • The Curious Social Life of Fish
  • The Story Boat
  • Whales have the Menopause too
  • Are you a Marine Citizen?
  • Understanding Fishers
  • Discovering New Types of Lobsters
  • How to Protect the Ocean
  • The Kings of Fish
  • The Most Mysterious Whale in the World
  • All boats have a story to tell
  • Boat Noise Makes Fish Skip Breakfast
  • Sailors’ Bodies in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Full details can be found here.


Free tickets are available online.

This event is part of Futures2021. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101036029

ProviderResearch Services

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