The Sussex Mineral Show - Haywards Heath
12 November 2016 - 12 November 2016
Clair Hall, Haywards Heath, Sussex, England
The best show for mineral specimens in England!
This is a small, warm and friendly show run by the Sussex Mineral and Lapidary Society (SMLS), with an emphasis on mineral specimens, including competitive displays.
The show is open to the public from 10am to 4.30pm. Tickets are purchased at the door - Adults £2.50, Children 50p, Rockwatch Members free.
The show is set in Clair Hall in Haywards Heath, spread through three rooms of mineral dealers, plus a UV mineral fluorescence display, kids' activities including fossil hunting, and a great cake stall!
courtesy of Jolyon Ralph
The show has special exhibits with quality minerals to be seen and often competitive mineral displays.
The Competition theme for 2015 was 'Mineral, Fossil and Lapidary Displays', and talks included Amber: Howard Zelley. Black Smokers: What's New? Richard Herrington (NHM).
The Crystal Classics Stand
This is the best of the UK mineral shows, and definitely worth a visit (don't forget the cake stall)!! For more information on the show please click on the following banner and link to visit the SMLS website: