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    Wrens nest fossil hunt and Dudley fossil festival 25/09/2011

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    Chapwi
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    Wrens nest fossil hunt and Dudley fossil festival 25/09/2011

    Post  Chapwi on Thu Jul 21, 2011 11:25 pm

    The largest fossil extravaganza in the midlands will take place on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September at Dudley Concert Hall and Dudley Museum and Art Gallery.

    Exhibitors will be showcasing everything from rocks, fossils and gems to jewellery and children’s books, all of which are for sale.

    The event will include lectures and talks from geology and palaeontology experts from across the United Kingdom.

    Opening times

    Saturday 24 September - 10am to 5pm

    Sunday 25 September - 10am to 4pm

    Admission

    Adult - £2.50

    Child - £1.50

    Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) - £7.50

    Price includes entrance and activities at both Dudley Museum & Art Gallery and Dudley Concert Hall.

    After we have spent time there we will go to the Wren's nest fossils site in Dudley, to the west of Birmingham, is one of the most famous fossil collecting sites in the UK.

    The layers of Wenlock limestone, exposed here by the extensive quarrying of the Victorians, were laid down in a shallow warm tropical sea, during the Silurian period about 443 - 417 million years ago.


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    Re: Wrens nest fossil hunt and Dudley fossil festival 25/09/2011

    Post  Chapwi on Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:40 pm

    Details for the Wren's Nest trip Were be arriving in dudley at 10am, Dudley Museum & Art Gallery & Dudley Concert Hall, St. James's Road, Dudley, West Midlands,DY1 1HU.
    Then around 1pm we will be going to Wren's Nest fossil site leaving around 5pm.
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    Re: Wrens nest fossil hunt and Dudley fossil festival 25/09/2011

    Post  Chapwi on Fri Sep 23, 2011 11:49 am

    cant wait for some Trilobite hunting
    the weekender warm up

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