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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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.
Saturday  9am to 5pm, Sunday  9am to 4pm
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.


Fri 26 – Sun 28 Oct
Northern Districts Lapidary Club 2018 Exhibition
Venue: Beecroft Community Hall, Cnr Beecroft Rd and Copeland Rd, Beecroft
Times:  Friday               9am to 7pm
Saturday         9am to 5pm
Sunday            9am to 4pm
Cost:    Adults $5.00; children under 16 Free
Features include displays and sales of jewellery, minerals, rock slabs, books, plants, silver chains and bracelets, trinkets and kids’ fossicking area
Light Refreshments – Free tea and coffee

Sat 27th and Sun 28th October
Lapidary Club of NSW Exhibition Weekend
Venue: 136 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills
Times: Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm
Cost: free
Jewellery, rocks and plants for sale.
Activities include cabochon cutting, gemstone faceting, silver work, enamel bead work
Tea and coffee available.

Sat 3 – 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.
Enquiries: John (02) 4267 5618  Or Like Us on Facebook


Sat 10 – Sun 11 Nov
Newcastle Lapidary Club Gem and Jewellery Fair
Time :  Saturday  9am to 4pm,  Sunday  9am to 3pm
Venue :  Police Citizens’ Youth Club (PCYC), corner of Young and Melbourne Roads Broadmeadow (a short walk from Broadmeadow railway station)
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.
Contact: Phone 4952 9611 (Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays) or email