Freshwater shrimp convention in October


Sharnbrook Shrimp and Dennerle have teamed up to organise the UK's first major Shrimp Tour/Mini Convention, which will take place on Sunday, October 16, 2016.

The main speaker at the event is the well known shrimp and crustacean expert Chris Lukhaup, who will talk about ornamental freshwater shrimp both in their wild habitat and in the aquatic trade, in a two-part talk. His new book ‘Invertebrates’ will also be available. 

 Shrimp expert Chris Lukhaup will be the main speaker at the event. Shrimp expert Chris Lukhaup will be the main speaker at the event.

The event venue is just a short drive or walk from the Sharnbrook Shrimp showroom, in Rushden, Northants, so there will be lots of time during the day to pop down to Sharnbrook Shrimp.

There will be lots of time to ask questions, chat to staff and other shrimp breeders and keepers while having tea and coffee.
09:00 Sharnbrook Shrimp show room opens.
10:30 - 12:30 Talk Part One (Pemberton Centre).
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break.
14:30 - 16:30 Talk Part Two (Pemberton Centre).
19:00 Sharnbrook Shrimp Closes

Tickets cost £10 and advance booking is essential. Attendees will receive a £5 gift voucher for the shop, reserved seating at the venue, coffee/tea, a goody bag, shrimp poster, and entry into the big raffle where prizes include a £100 gift voucher, a copy of Chris Lukhaup's Invertebrates book, a Trocal LED light and Controller set and lots more.

Venue address: (Plenty of free parking available)
Pemberton Centre,
HE Bates Way,
Northamptonshire NN10 9YP
Shop address: (Limited free parking available)
Sharnbrook Shrimp,
3 West Street,
Northamptonshire NN10 0RT

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