Wednesday, 27 February 2008

What's on in the West Country - March 2008

3rd March - University of Bristol
Water Cycling in the Deep Earth - click HERE for details.

5th March - Gloucester Geology Trust

A lunchtime talk on the Abberley and Malvern Hills European Geopark, Wheatstone Hall, Gloucester City Museum and Art Gallery, Brunswick Road, Gloucester, 1.00-2.00.
David Owen will give a talk on the varied geology and landscape of the Geopark in advance of the exhibition of Geopark Art by Sandra Masterson at the City Art Gallery.
Contact: Gloucester City Museum 01452 396131

8th March - click HERE for details
Geodiversity in the North Wessex Downs

8th March - 19th April - Gloucester Geology Trust
Geopark Art Exhibition, Gloucester City Museum and Art Gallery, Brunswick Road, Gloucester.
n exhibition of art by Sandra Masterson inspired by the landscape of the Abberley & Malvern Hills European Geopark. Works include both paintings and sculpture and many pigments and materials used have been sourced from the landscape itself. For example, soils used as paint pigments and rocks from the Geopark used in sculpture. The exhibition will be accompanied by rocks, fossils and minerals from within the geopark.
Open to: All
Admission cost: Free

March 15th - Bath Geological Society
Field trip to Soudley Valley, Forest of Dean - click HERE for some information.
We shall meet at 10.30a.m. at Dean Heritage Centre. GR SO664105.

March 19th - Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club
Annual Richardson Lecture, University of Gloucestershire, Francis Close Hall, Cheltenham 6.00p.m.
Dr Derek Siveter - "Soft Bodied sensations from the Silurian
Free Admission

March 19th - Bristol Naturalists' Society
Out on Four Limbs - click HERE for details

March 20th - Bath Geological Society and the Geologists' Association
Living with Earthquakes; know your faults - click HERE for details.

If any organisations wish to add anything, please let me know via the comments on the blog.

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