How the days and months seem to fly by, and now summer has passed we are into the autumn season of mineral shows. We start our outings as usual by visiting Bakewell show next week end.
Arguably Bakewell (Rock Exchange) is the UK's largest show for mineral collectors, it is the only one currently that is held over 2 days.
It is a great opportunity for mineral people to get together and we are again very much looking forward to it.
Here below are some details as given by the organisers - the PLMS.
DATE: 13th and 14th October, 2018
VENUE: Lady Manners School, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1JA.
The Bakewell Rock Exchange is recognized internationally as the UK’s best loved mineral show, with dealers from around the UK and Europe congregating in the heart of England’s Peak District National Park. The show is organized by the Peak Lapidary and Mineral Society and is now in its 38th year.
With more than 70 different stalls exhibiting a huge variety of rocks, minerals, fossils and gemstones, there is something for everyone, from the specialist to the family day out.
Opening times: Saturday and Sunday 10.00 – 5.00.
Admission: £2.00 per day or £3.00 for both days.
Saturday £5 early entry ticket (2-days)from 9.00!
Accompanied children free.
Disabled access and free parking; hot and cold meals and refreshments available.