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10th Anniversary Open Day & Fossil Fun at SESC

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm


Open day at Somerset Earth Science Centre to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Centre, chance to come and visit and find out what we have to offer for the local community. Fossil ID with Peter Hardy and Simon Carpenter. Mendip Minerals (Russell Society). There will be tours of Moons Hill Quarry which you will be able to sign up for on the day. Family activities include fossil crafts and there will be the chance to explore quarry vehicles.

Also included will be the final day of the Geological Art Exhibition “Marking Time” with local Somerset artists.

Car parking at SESC. Refreshments available – tea, cake and rolls, or welcome to bring own picnic lunch.

Walking boots or wellies, long sleeved tops and no shorts for quarry tours please. Bookings for tours on the day on the door. Tours 10.30am, 11.30am 1.30pm and 2.30pm. (Not suitable for children under 5 years).

Booking is essential, this is a free event but a suggested donation to Mendip Rocks! of £3pp would be appreciated.

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August 21
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Mendip Hills AONB
Somerset Earth Science Centre
The Mendip Society


Moons Hill Quarry
Stoke St Michael, Radstock BA3 5JU United Kingdom
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