News Story Archive

To view some of our latest, amazing features in the news and on TV please see our links below. Due to the unique story behind the history of Steve Etches and the Museum, we have appeared on the following national TV programmes - BBC Country File with Matt Baker, BBC4’s ‘Beach Live’, More 4’s ‘Discovering Britain’ with Emilia Fox, BBC2’s ‘Hugh’s Wild West’ with Hugh Fernly Whittingstall, BBC1’s ‘Attenborough and The Sea Dragon’ and Predator X, an Atlantic Production featured on the History Channel.

Radio & TV:-
BNNVARA - Netherlands Travel Channel - The Etches Collection & Dorset’s Jurassic Coast

BBC Radio Solent - The New Dorset Museum dedicated to a Lifetime of Collecting

BBC Radio Four - Science In The Attic

Podcast with actor David Oakes - Plumbing the Prehistoric Depths of the Kimmeridge Clay

Latest Website Stories:-
NEW PAPER COMING SOON!! Mary Anning, Alfred Nicholson Leeds & Steve Etches. Comparing the three most important UK ‘amateur’ fossil collectors and their collections - Overview here
Weymouth College - Apprentice of the Year 2019

You Tube:-
We have an amazing collection of museum ‘stories’ on our You Tube channel click here to browse through the selection

For our full historical archive of every story on Steve, the collection and the museum, please see here

Media Enquiries

If you would like to feature Dr Steve Etches MBE as an expert/advisor on your programme, run an article or news story on the Museum or Steve please contact our PR & Marketing manager Carla Crook at