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Dinosaurs in the Park

Saturday 18th May to Sunday 9th June at Danson Park, 51 Danson Rd, Bexleyheath DA6 8HL.

(Please note the venue will be closed on 20,21,22 May and 3,4,5 June)

Open 10am-6pm Sunday-Thursday, 10am to 7pm Friday and Saturday. Admission from £11, £9 concessions or £42 Group Ticket (admits 4). Children under 3 free with a paying adult. Reduced rates apply after 3pm.

Parking is available at £2 per day for pre-booked ticket holders only. The car park can be found at the end of Lakeside Close, Bexleyheath, DA15 9PW.

Visit their Website for further information.


Lyme Regis Fossil & Earth Science Festival

8th/9th June 2024 at Lyme Regis Promenade, Lyme Regis, Dorset DT7 3JY

Expert talks, exhibitions and educational activities, guided walks, author talks and book signings, creatove workshops and street performances are among the events planned.

Admission free.

Telephone 01297 445021 or visit their Website for further information.


Rock, Gem & Bead Show

(The details following are provisional)

6th/7th July 2024 at Royal Windsor Racecourse, Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 5EZ

Open 10am-5pm Saturday (last entry 4pm), 10am - 4pm Sunday (last entry 3pm). Adult Day Ticket £6.00 (Weekend Ticket £8), Senior Day Ticket £4 (Weekend Ticket £6), Children under 16 Free with an accompanying adult.

Ample free parking, hot & cold refreshments available throughout the weekend.

Telephone The Exhibition Team on 01380 871835 or E-Mail or visit their Website for further information.


Rock, Gem & Bead Show

27th/28th July 2024 at Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex TW16 5AQ

Open 10am-5pm Saturday (last entry 4pm), 10am - 4pm Sunday (last entry 3pm). Adult Day Ticket £6.00 (Weekend Ticket £8), Senior Day Ticket £4 (Weekend Ticket £6), Children under 16 Free with an accompanying adult.

Ample free parking, hot & cold refreshments available throughout the weekend.

Telephone The Exhibition Team on 01380 871835 or E-Mail or visit their Website for further information.


Oxford Mineral & Fossil Show

Sunday 28th July 2024 at Exeter Hall, Oxford Road, Kidlington, North Oxford, OX5 1AB.

Open 10.30am-4pm. Admission free (£2 charge if arriving before 10.30 to preview items)

E-Mail or visit their Website for further information.


Rock, Gem & Bead Show

10th/11th August 2024 at The Hop Farm Family Park, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, Kent TN12 6PY

Open 10am-5pm Saturday (last entry 4pm), 10am - 4pm Sunday (last entry 3pm). Adult Day Ticket £5.00 (Weekend Ticket £7), Senior Day Ticket £3 (Weekend Ticket £5), Children under 16 Free with an accompanying adult.

Ample free parking, hot & cold refreshments available throughout the weekend.

Telephone The Exhibition Team on 01380 871835 or E-Mail or visit their Website for further information.


Rock, Gem & Bead Show

31st August/1st September at Rowley Mile Racecourse, Westfield House, The Links, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0TG

(The details following are provisional)

Open 10am-5pm Saturday (last entry 4pm), 10am - 4pm Sunday (last entry 3pm). Adult Day Ticket £5.00 (Weekend Ticket £7), Senior Day Ticket £3 (Weekend Ticket £5), Children under 16 Free with an accompanying adult.

Ample free parking, hot & cold refreshments available throughout the weekend.

Telephone The Exhibition Team on 01380 871835 or E-Mail or visit their Website for further information.


Hampshire Mineral & Fossil Show

Saturday 7th September 2024 at Lyndhurst Community Centre, High Street, Lyndhurst SO43 7NY

Open 10.00am-4.30pm. Admission £1 for adults with accompanied children and Junior RockWatch members free (membership cards must be shown).

E-Mail or visit their Website for further information.

Refreshments available. Full disabled access.


Rock, Gem & Bead Show

14th/15th September 2024 at Brockenhurst Village Hall, Highwood Road, Brockenhurst, Hampshire SO42 7RY

(The details following are provisional)

Open 10am-5pm Saturday (last entry 4pm), 10am - 4pm Sunday (last entry 3pm). Adult Day Ticket £6.00 (Weekend Ticket £8), Senior Day Ticket £4 (Weekend Ticket £6), Children under 16 Free with an accompanying adult.

Ample free parking, hot & cold refreshments available throughout the weekend.

Telephone The Exhibition Team on 01380 871835 or E-Mail or visit their Website for further information.


Sidcup Mineral & Lapidary Fair

Usually one Saturday in November (date to be confirmed) at Emmanuel Hall, Hadlow Road, Sidcup, Kent.

Open from 10am to 4pm

Telephone 020 8300 1056 or visit their Website for further information.


North London Mineral Gem & Fossil Show

Usually one Saturday in November (date to be confirmed) at Trinity Church, Nether Street, London N12 7NN.

Open from 10am-3pm. Admission £2. Accompanied children under 12 - free.

Refreshments available. Car parking nearby. Nearest station is Finchley Central (Northern Line).

Telephone 020 8349 3542 or visit their Website for further information.


Sussex Mineral Show

Usually one Saturday in November (date to be confirmed) at Clair Hall, Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath, Sussex.

Open 10am-4.00pm. Admission £2.00 adults, Children 50p, Rockwatch members free.

Telephone 01424 870402 or visit their Website for further information.


Festival of Geology

Usually one weekend in early November (date to be confirmed) at Wilkins Building, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT

Open 10.30am-4.30pm. Admission free.

Telephone 020 7679 7900 or visit their Website for further information.


Rock, Gem & Bead Show

9th/10th November 2024 at Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex TW16 5AQ

Open 10am-5pm Saturday (last entry 4pm), 10am - 4pm Sunday (last entry 3pm). Adult Day Ticket £6.00 (Weekend Ticket £8), Senior Day Ticket £4 (Weekend Ticket £6), Children under 16 Free with an accompanying adult.

Ample free parking, hot & cold refreshments available throughout the weekend.

Telephone The Exhibition Team on 01380 871835 or E-Mail or visit their Website for further information.


Rock, Gem & Bead Show

16th/17th November 2024 at Brighton Racecourse, Freshfield Road, Brighton, East Sussex BN2 9XZ

Open 10am-5pm Saturday (last entry 4pm), 10am - 4pm Sunday (last entry 3pm). Adult Day Ticket £5.00 (Weekend Ticket £7), Senior Day Ticket £3 (Weekend Ticket £5), Children under 16 Free with an accompanying adult.

Ample free parking, hot & cold refreshments available throughout the weekend.

Telephone The Exhibition Team on 01380 871835 or E-Mail or visit their Website for further information.


Oxford Mineral & Fossil Show

Sunday 24th November 2024 at Exeter Hall, Oxford Road, Kidlington, North Oxford, OX5 1AB.

Open 10.30am-4pm. Admission free (£2 charge if arriving before 10.30 to preview items)

E-Mail or visit their Website for further information.


Information shown is based on the latest available to us. Please note that prices shown have not yet been updated by each show's organisers and are likely to change. You are strongly advised to check final details with the venue before setting off on your journey.

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