Beachcombing Magazine and Beachcombing Club support the creation of a series of online talks and casual meetups where speakers and beachcombers share their enthusiasm and expertise, show what they find, and what they do with their treasures. Beachcombing Club members can interact with superstar speakers in real-time in interactive, livestreamed events.
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October 21, 2021: Beachcombing in Florida
If you have always wanted to go shelling in Florida, join Sharmon Simonetti from SWF Beach Life for a fun trip to Florida beaches to learn more about the shells and creatures there. Watch "Beachcombing in Florida with SWF Beach Life" for a fun escape to the beaches of Florida.
August 21, 2021: Nightlarking with Jason Sandy
Follow mudlark Jason Sandy and some mudlarking friends down to the foreshore of the River Thames after dark as they search for long-lost treasures. This video was part of the North American Sea Glass Festival 2021 Virtual Festival. Learn more ›
August 21, 2021: Live Q&A with Jason Sandy
After the premiere, Jason answered questions and spoke more about his adventures and collection on Zoom.
August 22, 2021: Sea Glass Lantern Workshop with Mary McCarthy
Get a sneak peek of the new museum at The Beachcombing Center followed by a fun hands-on craft. Gather your supplies and craft along with us. This event was part of the North American Sea Glass Festival 2021 Virtual Festival. Learn more ›
Lantern Project Supplies:
- Decorative Candle Lantern. Example ›
- Miscellaneous flat beach glass finds
- E6000 clear glue. Sample ›
- toothpicks or wooden skewers/chopsticks
- votive candle
June 19th, 2021: Sail away with Captain Ky the Sea Glass Guy
All aboard for an adventure with Ky Davis and his faithful sidekick LC as they sail their boat in search of beachcombing treasures. Watch Ky's fun, fast-paced video and see the live chat replay. Everyone was invite afterward for a reception with Ky on Zoom. Thank for the fun adventure!
May 15, 2021: Mudlarking in London
Jason Sandy @jasonmudlark took us on a virtual beachcombing trip along the shores of the Thames and shares some of his favorite treasures he has found in the river. Head over to YouTube where you can watch the video and see the live text chat with Jason. The premiere was followed by a live Q&A and VIP reception for Gold club members who asked Jason about his favorite finds, the mudlarking community in England, and more.
April 30, 2021: A Visit to Kirkcaldy, Scotland
Nicole and Craig from Scottish Mudlarking took us on a trip to the beaches of Kirkcaldy, Scotland, to search for colorful spongeware pottery. Watch the YouTube premiere where you can watch the video and live text chat with Nicole and Craig on YouTube. The premiere was followed by a live Q&A and VIP reception for Gold club members who asked Nicole and Craig about other special pieces in their collection.
March 27, 2021: Beach Art Workshop
In this art/craft workshop we created a watering can and beach finds wind chime. Mary McCarthy from When's Low Tide and Lori Julian at Chicken Point Studio guided us step-by-step to create a fun art piece made with beach-found materials.
March 13, 2021: Beach Marble Identifications
Stephen Bahr is a marble enthusiast with extensive knowledge about marbles from around the world, with a specialty in American machine-made marbles. He teamed up with Beachcombing Club member and urban beachcomber Christine Solorio to take us on a trip to the beach to find marbles and identify their origins. Subscribe to Stephen's YouTube channel to learn all about vintage machine-made marbles.
February 27, 2021: "Sharing the Aloha Spirit"
Sea Glass Jewelry Making with Marylou Forrest
Marylou Forrest of Aloha Sea Glass has an enviable collection of sea glass she has found on beaches from California to England that she makes into beautiful jewelry. In this video, she takes us through all the steps to bezel set a piece of beautiful sea glass and create a sterling silver ring. You’ll also get a peek at some of her favorite finds in Marylou's collection. Watch "Sharing the Aloha Spirit" on YouTube today to see the Q&A chat replay with Marylou.
January 23, 2021: "Wading for Treasures"
River beachcombing with Jane Eastman
Jane Eastman @myordinarytreasure, who beachcombs in the shallow streams of southern England, takes us on a video virtual beachcombing trip to some of her favorite treasure hunting spots and shares some of her best finds in her collection. Watch "Wading for Treasures" on YouTube today to see the Q&A chat replay with Jane.
Virtual Beachcombing Festival
Beachcombing Magazine created the Virtual Beachcombing Festival, which took place on June 20, 2020. You can watch videos by experts and view collections from beachcombers around the world. You can watch the full Virtual Beachcombing Festival YouTube Playlist and comment on the videos, or click below to watch the ones that interest you most!
- Seaham Sea Glass - Paula Newman
- Scottish Sea Pottery - Nicole Lind
- Jewelry Found in the Thames - Jason Sandy
- Making Framed Beach Art - Kristin Batista and Virginia Whitted
- Sea Glass Identification - Richard Lamotte
- Distinctive International Beach Finds - Mary McCarthy
- Pacific Road Trip - Mary Beth Beuke
- Beachcombing Ocean Safety - JJ and Pat Caldwell
- Japanese Sea Glass - Christina Sawka
- Beach Art Mosaic Workshop - Mary McCarthy
- Awards Ceremony
Join the club!
If the chance to learn more about beachcombing and hang out with new and old beachcombing friends excites you, please head on over to our Patreon page to learn more. Memberships start at $3 a month, with 10% going to charity and the rest directly to supporting this online community. We truly want to thank all of our readers for your incredible support and enthusiasm over these past few years. Without you, none of this would be possible. We look forward to you joining us on more beachcombing adventures. Learn more about Beachcombing Club ›