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Teach Rex brings life-size dinosaurs to St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury St Edmunds for half-term





This half-term children in Bury St Edmunds had the chance to meet a pair of dinosaurs at St Edmundsbury Cathedral.

Teach Rex was at the cathedral on Wednesday, with their life size animatronic dinosaurs, entertaining youngsters at two packed-out sessions.

The cathedral also hosted free prehistoric-themed activities for families on Tuesday and Thursday, which included arts and crafts sessions.

Dinosaurs visited the cathedral in half term. Picture: Mark Westley
Dinosaurs visited the cathedral in half term. Picture: Mark Westley

Christine Day, who met the duo of dinosaurs on Wednesday, alongside her granddaughter Rosie, said: “The dinosaurs were so big and fast and there were some good games that got the audience involved. It was busy and there was a good photo opportunity with the dinosaurs.

“Rosie liked the science facts.”

Dinosaurs visit St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury St Edmunds. Picture: Mark Westley
Dinosaurs visit St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury St Edmunds. Picture: Mark Westley
Prehistoric family activities were free for children aged four-11. Picture: Mark Westley
Prehistoric family activities were free for children aged four-11. Picture: Mark Westley
Half-term fun at St Edmundsbury Cathedral. Picture: Mark Westley
Half-term fun at St Edmundsbury Cathedral. Picture: Mark Westley
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Angel Hill, Bury Saint Edmunds.A pair of dinosaurs from prehistoric educational company Teach Rex will be in the cathedral. Picture by Mark Westley
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Angel Hill, Bury Saint Edmunds.A pair of dinosaurs from prehistoric educational company Teach Rex will be in the cathedral. Picture by Mark Westley

Kim Leach, learning hub programme manager at the cathedral said: “Teach Rex put on a great show that’s full of excitement with learning points for both children and parents.

“Dinosaurs are always popular with young children, and this is a fantastic opportunity for them to engage with life-size versions.”

See more photos from the half-term activities at the cathedral below

Families meeting the dinosaurs. Picture: Mark Westley
Families meeting the dinosaurs. Picture: Mark Westley
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Angel Hill, Bury Saint Edmunds.A pair of dinosaurs from prehistoric educational company Teach Rex will be in the cathedral. Lorranie Skipper with Brian aged 4. Picture by Mark Westley
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Angel Hill, Bury Saint Edmunds.A pair of dinosaurs from prehistoric educational company Teach Rex will be in the cathedral. Lorranie Skipper with Brian aged 4. Picture by Mark Westley
More photos from the prehistoric family activities were free for children aged four-11. Picture: Mark Westley
More photos from the prehistoric family activities were free for children aged four-11. Picture: Mark Westley
More photos from the prehistoric family activities were free for children aged four-11. Picture: Mark Westley
More photos from the prehistoric family activities were free for children aged four-11. Picture: Mark Westley
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Angel Hill, Bury Saint Edmunds.A pair of dinosaurs from prehistoric educational company Teach Rex will be in the cathedral. Brooke Dillimore with Elliott 6 and Stanley aged 7 from Combs. Picture by Mark Westley
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Angel Hill, Bury Saint Edmunds.A pair of dinosaurs from prehistoric educational company Teach Rex will be in the cathedral. Brooke Dillimore with Elliott 6 and Stanley aged 7 from Combs. Picture by Mark Westley
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Angel Hill, Bury Saint Edmunds.A pair of dinosaurs from prehistoric educational company Teach Rex will be in the cathedral. Picture by Mark Westley
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Angel Hill, Bury Saint Edmunds.A pair of dinosaurs from prehistoric educational company Teach Rex will be in the cathedral. Picture by Mark Westley
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Angel Hill, Bury Saint Edmunds.A pair of dinosaurs from prehistoric educational company Teach Rex will be in the cathedral. Picture by Mark Westley
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Angel Hill, Bury Saint Edmunds.A pair of dinosaurs from prehistoric educational company Teach Rex will be in the cathedral. Picture by Mark Westley

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