This page is a brief list of events hosted by member clubs of the Gem and Lapidary Council of NSW and the annual State and national shows in which the Council participates.
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Saturday 26 – Sunday 27 May
Canberra Lapidary Club’s Winter Gemcraft & Mineral Show
Mallee Pavilion, EPIC (Exhibition Park off the Federal Highway), Canberra.
Time:  10.00am to 5.00pm each day.
Entry fee: $5 adults, $10 family, $2 children/concession.
Dealers will be selling jewellery, rough & cut gemstones, fossils, rocks, mineral specimens, opals, beads & beading supplies, and lapidary equipment & supplies.
There will also be displays of Members’ collections, demonstrations of cabbing, faceting & jewellery making.
Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
Enquiries:  please contact Norm Menadue on (02) 6258 6631

Sat 26 May
Hunter Valley Gemmology Club Gem and Mineral Auction

at the Club rooms, 1 Maize Street, East Maitland
Viewing 10.30am with auction to commence at 11.30am

August 18th and 19th
Blaxland Gem & Mineral Club Gem Show
Glenbrook Community Hall, Great Western Highway, Glenbrook, NSW
Next to Glenbrook Theatre, just west of Information Centre.
8 am to 4 pm Daily.
Entry: Adults: $3  Children $1

Sat 13th – Sun 14th Oct
Central Coast Lapidary Club Inc. Annual Gem Festival
Mingara Recreation Club,
Mingara Drive, off Wyong Road, Tumbi Umbi NSW 2261.
Our annual Gem & Treasure Show will be held at the usual venue in 2018.
Dealers from across the state will be attending selling everything from jewellery, gemstones, fossils, specimen stones and stones  polished and rough. There will be displays of the club members’ work and our own club tables selling Minerals and also a large table of beading.

Sat 10 – Sun 11 Nov 2018
Newcastle Lapidary Club Gem and Jewellery Fair
Time :  Saturday  9am to 4pm,  Sunday  9am to 3pm
Venue :  Newcastle Basketball Stadium, 27 Young St Broadmeadow NSW  (short walk from Broadmeadow railway station, new indoor venue, much larger and brighter location)
Entry FREE, plenty of parking
Details :  Sales of Jewellery, gemstones, rocks, beads, tools and related items. Displays of club’s activities and demonstrations of faceting & jewellery making.  Full canteen facilities available.


Sat 3 Nov – Sun 4 Nov
Illawarra Lapidary Club Inc. Jewellery, Gems and Minerals
Time: Saturday  9am to 4pm, Sunday  9am to 3pm
Venue:  Heininger Hall, Ribbonwood Centre, 109 Princes Hwy, Dapto
Entry:  Adults $3, children under 12 years free
Featuring Gemstone Faceting, Cabochon Cutting, Silvercrafts, Jewellery Making and Valuations, Mineral Group, Club and Fossicking Information, Refreshments, Raffle, Lucky Door Prizes and Kids’ Games.
Dealers Selling Lapidary Supplies, Minerals, Jewellery, Crystals, Findings, Fossils, Beads and Opals.
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