Theydon Bois Village Hall
Coppice Row, (the B172)
Theydon Bois, CM16 7ER
The Shell Show will take place from 9.00am to 4pm. Admission is free. Bring a friend. It is an opportunity to meet other members and to seek advice from experienced collectors. Members are encouraged to create display tables for the prize competitions for categories such as One Species, British Marine, Caribbean or in specialities such as Shell art, shell postage stamps. Marine, freshwater and land specimens are shown.
About 10 to 15 shell dealers take table space for display and offer for sale shells to suit both beginner's and expert's budgets.
Further information can be obtained from the show secretary:GETTING TO THE LOCATION
For a detailed map visit google maps.
Access by car
Theydon Bois is on the edge of Epping Forest between Loughton and Epping in Essex. It is close to the M25 Junction 26 (Waltham Abbey), and Junctions 5 (Loughton, northbound exit only) and 7 (Harlow/Epping) of the M11.
The village Hall is opposite the Village Green.
Further details to follow.
Transport for London Local BusesFurther information
Major prizes at the Show
|The Conchologists of America Award for the exhibit with the best overall judged score.
The Scotia Shield for the exhibit or shell which, in the judges opinion, best promotes interest in British conchology.
The Peter Oliver Cup for the best educational exhibit, awarded at the judges' discretion.
The Walter Karo Trophy for the best single shell of the show, awarded at the judges' discretion.
The John Fisher Trophy for the best Junior exhibit as decided by the judges.
Enter for the 2017 Show Competition
The competition classes for 2017 are as follows:
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