An ammonite from the Folkestone Gault Clay with predatory teeth marks (probably made by a fish). Found by Philip Hadland.
|Another Successful Fossil Roadshow!|
Geoconservation Kent were at this years Fossil Roadshow organised by Canterbury Museums and Galleries which returned to the Beaney on 23rd February 2013 after a break of 2 years.
It was a very successful day with over 1700 visitors. Over 60 children took the quiz on the Geoconservation Kent quiz table, receiving fossil prizes for their efforts.
Other groups and individuals who attended included Medway Fossil and Mineral Society with beautiful fossils from Bishopstone and the London Clay, Sidcup Mineral and Lapidary Society with some lovely minerals, Ian Clarke with some of his fantastic fossils and fossil artwork, The Sheppey Fossil Study Group with their amazing fossils from the London Clay and Chris Wren with his ancient flint hand tools and the bones giant pleistocene beasts from the local area.
Thankyou to all who helped make it such a successful day!
Here are few images from the day
All set on the GeoconservationKent table
Ian Clarke and some of his beautiful ammonites
Sidcup Mineral and Lapidary Society's table
The Sheppey Fossil Study Group table
Chris Wren and some of his ancient flint tools and bones of giant pleistocene animals
Martin Crowther sorting out some refreshments!
See you next year!