Memorial Gathering to Celebrate the Life of Harry Critchley

Provisionally Sunday 1 August 2021 It is proposed to hold a short memorial gathering to celebrate the life of Harry Critchley, with reflection pieces by family and friends, subject to Covid restrictions being lifted. The gathering will take place around the Memorial Table, outside the library at Lady Manner’s School, Shutts Lane, Bakewell, DE45 1JA (home of the Bakewell Rock Exchange). Please bring an umbrella just in case!  Access to toilets in the school will be available. Christine will confirm the date and arrangements as soon as it is possible to do so, subject to Covid restrictions being lifted. If you would like to attend please contact Christine directly and she will keep you informed of final details nearer the time. More details about Harry’s life can be found in this Mindat article. Header photo © Phil Taylor.

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RIP Rick Turner

Some very sad news. Rick Turner passed away after a short illness this month. Rick has the mineral rickturnerite named after him. Rick recently gave a Zoom presentation to the Micromount Club. This on one of his favourite locations – Tolbachik. It was an excellent talk and you can watch the video here. Rick will be missed.

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New Home

The British Micromount Society website has a new home… Due to constraints with the Homestead hosting, a decision was made to build a new website. Steve Sorrell is the new webmaster and is hosting the site as a subdomain of his mineralcollective.com site.

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