We have teamed up with UKAFH, the UK’s number one amateur fossil hunting society. Together, we offer events all around the UK, a free digital magazine and regular mailing lists. Paid members benefits include 10% UKGE discount, special events, and free copies of our glossy rock and fossil magazine ‘Deposits’.
Full events calendar
|Kings Dyke Nature Reserve, 222 Peterborough Rd, Whittlesey, Cambridgshire PE7 1PD, United Kingdom||August 24, 2016||UKAFH - Kings Dyke fossil hunt||A great Oxford Clay fossil hunt perfect for all the family situated inside a beautiful nature reserve. We will be hunting in the special fossil hunting area,|
|Bracklesham Bay, West Sussex, UK||August 28, 2016||UKAFH - Bracklesham Bay Fossil Hunt||The site is between 40 - 48MYA Eocene age.We will be looking for Sharks teeth, Rays teeth, Fish remains, Nummulites, Bivalves and Gastropods.|
|Abbey Wood, London SE2, UK||September 18, 2016||UKAFH - Abbey Wood London||This a rare chance to go as a group to this site and be able to dig for fossils. This site is highly fossiliferous, ideal for wet sieving. The Lessness Shell Bed from the Blackheath Beds (Palaeogene age) are extremely rich in fossil sharks teeth, mammal and bird remains and fossil shells.|
|Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Weymouth, Dorset DT4, UK||October 2, 2016||UKAFH - The fleet, Wyke Regis, Dorset||An excursion along The Fleet, at Weymouth, Dorset.|
|Fowlmead, Kent||October 9, 2016||UKAFH GOLD - Fossil Hunt to Betteshanger||Formally known as Fowlmead in kent. Highly recommended!!, It’s a great site for abundant Carboniferous plants, found in the Coal Measures of Kent’s former Betteshanger Colliery. http://www.ukafh.com|
|Faringdon||October 16, 2016||UKAFH - Wicklesham Quarry in Faringdon||UKAFH have secured an exclusive! We have acquired sole access on Sunday 16th October 2016 to Wickelsham Quarry, to search in the Sponge Gravel, for the excellent sponges that are found here in the Lower Greensand. The Gravels consists of fossils and fossil fragments set in a sandy matrix. Whilst most of the fossils are…|
|The Fleet, Wyke Regis Dorset, UK||November 2, 2016||UKAFH - Fossil Hunt in Wyke Regis||a hunt along the Fleet lagoon of west Dorset, with opportunities to find fossils from the Kimmeridge Clay, including ammonites, belemnites, oysters, serpula, various bivalves and gastropods and marine reptile remains.|
|Wren’s Nest, Dudley, West Midlands, UK||November 13, 2016||UKAFH - Fossil Hunt to Wren's Nest||The Wren’s Nest National Nature Reserve is a fantastic location for Silurian fossils. Trilobites, brachiopods, corals, crinoids, bryozoans, cephalopods and worm tubes can all be expected and easy to find.|
|Emmanuel Church Hall, Hadlow Road, Sidcup, DA14 4AA||November 19, 2016 at 10:00 am – 11:00 am||Sidcup Lapidary & Mineral Society Show||For more information on the Sidcup Lapidary Show, please see http://www.sidcuplapminsoc.org.uk|
|Finchley, London, N12 7NN, United Kingdom||November 26, 2016 at 10:00 am – 3:00 pm||North London Mineral, Gem & Fossil Show.||New Name, New Venue! Trinity Church, Nether St. Finchley, London. £2 entry + Accompanied children free.Local car parking + public transport links. For details visit: http://www.amgeosoc.wordpress.com|
|Exeter Hall, Kidlington, north Oxford, OX5 1AB||November 27, 2016 at 10:30 am – 4:00 pm||Oxford Mineral Fossil Show||The Oxford Mineral Fossil Shows take place five times each year and enable collectors to purchase top quality mineral and fossil specimens to add to their collections. The Shows are free to visitors after 10.30am.|
|West Runton, Norfolk, UK||December 4, 2016||UKAFH - West Runton Norfolk Hunt||This is the location of the famous West Runton Elephant. In the West Runton freshwater beds, mammal, fish remains and freshwater shells all can be found. And in the chalk on the foreshore have echinoids and sponges are common.|
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