Be sure to pick up your Fun Palaces Crystal Growing Kits to enter the 2017 Crystal Growing challenge.
Join the challenge and grow a single crystal of potassium alum over the summer. Present your crystal to be judged on Saturday, October 7th as part of the Lancaster Fun Palace weekend activities. The judges will consider the crystal’s clarity, size and shape; the biggest crystal may not necessarily win.
July – August
Registration for the challenge Crystal Growing Kits. Kits will be available for collection throughout August from Lancaster Central Library.
Please use the contact form on the Crystal Growing Challenge page to apply for your Crystal Growing Kit.
Aug – Sept
Crystal growing season.
You may need up to four or five weeks.
Saturday, October 7th
Get your crystal back to the Library by this date!
In order to qualify for a free crystal growing kit, you will need to register here or at Lancaster Central Library. There are 100 kits available- thanks to the support of The Royal Society of Chemistry, Lancaster and District Section.
The judging will take place on Saturday 7th October (10:00 am and 3:30 pm) as part of the Fun Palaces Festival at Lancaster Library, Market Square, Lancaster LA1 1HY.