Sidcup Lapidary & Mineral Society


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Weekly Programme

Field Trips/Events 2018

Forthcoming proposed Programme
Field Excursions

Please contact the Field-Trip Organiser Nicola Claxton (07790 222 140)
the day prior to departure for all Field Trips,to check that it is still going ahead,
together with a weather check.

Risk Assessments are available, but please discuss, with the Field-Trip Organiser,
any other requirements.
(eg. wellingtons or boots, sunscreen, lunch etc.)

Sat February 10th
Low Tide 13:50
Meet at 11:50 Reculver Drive Car park
London clay: marine fossils mostly sharks teeth
(Alternative date 24th Feb, lt 12pm)

Sat February 17th

Essex Rock & Mineral Society Show
We have a stand.

Sat March10th
Low Tide 11:52
Meet at 10:30 Campsite
London clay: marine fossils mostly sharks teeth
(Alternative date 24th March lt 11am)

Sat April 7th
Isle of Sheppey
Low Tide 11:15
Meet at 10:00 Warden Bay Car Park
London Clay: marine fossils & septarian nodules, bring Lunch.
(Alternative date : 21st April lt 11am)

Sat 12th May
Dartford Steam Fair
Open 10am-4pm
Dartford Central Park
We have a stand.

Thursday May 17th
Combe Martin, Devon
Long Weekend away
* other trips on the Friday
Members will need to book own B&B or campsite,
travel maybe shared...

Sat June 9th / Sun June 10th
Weekend away
Sat June 9th - Folkestone Low Tide 14:53, Meet at 1pm
Gault clay (SSSI site) but lots to be found loose on beach: marine fossils.
Sun June 10th Samphire Hoe Low Tide 3:30, Meet at 2pm
Chalk: marine fossils in flint & marcasite and pyrite.

October - date yet to be confirmed
Abbey Wood

Meet at 11pm

South Coast (Birling Gap)

(Date yet to be confirmed)
Sidcup Lapidary and Minerals Society
Autumn Fair

Emmanuel Church Hall, Hadlow Road,
10am - 4pm

Sat 5th November
(Date yet to be confirmed)
Festival of Geology at UCL, London
We will be holding a stall, loads to see and do.

10th December
SLMS Christmas party
(Members only)
F ood, drinks and competitions etc.

Before going on any field trip please contact Nicola the day before to find out more details and check
that the trip is still scheduled to go ahead.

Nicola Claxton

07790 222 140