Saturday, 14 January 2017

Next Week Monday 16th to Sunday 22nd January


16th January to 22nd January 2017

The following is an extract from Bristol Geology Calendar

More details can be found in the Calendar and on the web sites of the relevant Society or organisation.


Teme Valley Geol Soc - Lecture
WhenMonday, 16 Jan 2017
WhereMartley Memorial Hall B4197 by Sports Ground (map)
DescriptionThe Anthropocene with Professor Ian Fairchild Contact Janet 01886 821061 Mem £1 Non £3


 Geological Society - Western Region
WhenTue, 17 January, 18:30 – 19:30
WhereTBC (map)
DescriptionRedcliffe Caves Tour



 Dave Green's microscope course
WhenThu, 19 January, 19:30 – 21:30
WhereThe Chantry, Thornbury. (map)
DescriptionRocks and Minerals under the Microscope.  This 10 week course aims to introduce you to the identification and description of rocks and their component minerals under the petrological microscope. This is a practical course, each participant will be provided with a microscope and a set of thin sections of rocks, and will work through a course at their own pace. Held at The Chantry, Thornbury. First meeting 7.30 – 9.30, Thurs 12th January until March 23rd (not Thurs 16th Feb) in the Buckingham Room. Max. numbers 20, “first come, first served” due to number of slide sets. Cost £75

 Bath Geol Soc AGM
WhenThu, 19 January, 19:30 – 20:30
Where16 Queen Square, Bath (map)
DescriptionAnnual General Meeting 2017

 Thornbury Geology Group meeting
WhenThu, 19 January, 19:30 – 20:30
Description Thornbury Geology Group, The Chantry, Thornbury, 7.30pm, contact 01454 416882 The group is is an offshoot of Thornbury and District Museum and we welcome new members. Previous geological knowledge can be helpful but is not necessary as members are very willing to share their own knowledge with anyone keen to learn more about Earth Science. The group is loosely following a pre-recorded lecture series which is supplemented by use of other material and geological specimens. On occasions a guest speaker will talk on their specialist topic. Costs are met from attending members' monthly contributions and the group does not have membership subscriptions or a committee



 South Wales Geologists' Association
WhenSat, 21 January, 11:00 – 12:00
WhereLectures at University of Wales Swansea are held in the department of Geography in the Wallace building. We meet on the landing area inside the main entrance to the building for refreshments with lectures in the main lecture theatre. (map)
DescriptionSaturday 21st January: (Swansea) Volcanic ash and rapid climate change, piecing together the past. Professor Siwan Davies (Swansea)


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