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Field Trips/Events 2019

Forthcoming proposed Programme
of
Field Excursions etc.


PLEASE NOTE:
It is up to members to contact the Field-Trip Organiser Nicola Claxton (07790 222 140)
the day prior to departure for all Field Trips, to check the weather and that the trip is still going ahead before setting off.

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

Saturday, March 16th
Herne Bay
Low Tide 13:38
Meet at 12pm Beacon Hill CT6 6JN
Nearest facilities: Kings Hall
(Please note Trip leader yet to be appointed)

Saturday, April 13th
Dorking: Museum (~£2 entry) for Lord Ashcombe’s Minerals
(31st jan-11th May) & Caves date confirmed max 12 people, cost £6pp if 12 more if fewer.

Sunday, March 31st
Brackelsham bay
Low Tide 3pm
meet time 1pm
(note the Low Tide is not very low, so not sure how much will be revealed)
Meet location: details upon request.

Sunday, April 7th
Smokejacks
Separate paperwork upon request.
You will need to contact the organiser 10 days prior to the event to let them know you are coming.
Fee £2.
Hard hat, high visibility clothing & eye protection are all mandatory.

Saturday, April 13th
Isle of Sheppey
Low Tide 12.58
Meet at 11:30 at Warden Bay car park (aka Cliff Drive Car Park) ME12 4SA
Nearest facilities: opps. Rose And Crown Leysdown-on-sea, ME12 4RD.

Saturday, May 11th
Dartford Steam Fair
Steam Event the club will have a stall selling minerals, fossils, etc.
and activities - find a fossil & maybe Panning for Fools Gold!

Sunday, June 9th
Folkestone, Kent
Low Tide 11:10
Meet at 9:30 at Pavilion Car Park, Wear Bay Rd CT19 6PU
(Pleasae note this car park may now be a pay and display car park,
nearest facilities: 6mins walk up the road.

Saturday, July 13th
Bettshanger Park (aka Fowlmead Country park)
Sandwich Road, Deal, CT14 0BF
Meet in the car park for 10am to walk to site.
Car park is pay and display £3 all day (per visit), cards & coin accepted, it is an ANPR.
Facilities & café onsite.

Monday, July 15th
BBQ at end of term - Members Only

Sunday, September 8th
Smokejacks
Details as for April 7th

Saturday, October 5th
SLMS Mineral and Fossil Fair


SATURDAY 5th October


SIDCUP LAPIDARY AND MINERAL SOCIETY
AUTUMN SHOW
at
Emmanual Church Hall

Hadlow Road, Sidcup, Kent
DA14 4AA

(More info... to follow)


Saturday, Nov 2nd
Festival Of Geology at UCL, London
We will be holding a stall, loads to see and do.
(Details to follow)

Monday, Dec 9th
SLMS Christmas Party
with food, drinks and Lapidary Competition
(Members and invited guests only)


IMPORTANT:
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

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