Saturday, 11 February 2017

Next week 13th to 19th February 2017


13th to 19th February 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.


 DIGS conservation at Vallis Vale
WhenMon, 13 February, 10:30 – 12:30
WhereAt the layby by Hapsford Bridge on the Frome to Great Elms road (map)
DescriptionThe DIGS group (Dorset’s Important Geological Sites) is planning a conservation session out of county next Monday (13th February)! We are planning a conservation session at Vallis Vale, meeting at 10.30 am, at the layby by Hapsford Bridge on the Frome to Great Elms road. This is preparation for a Wessex OUGS field trip the following Sunday (19th February). If you can put it on the West Country Blog it may attract other more local helpers. My mobile is 07815482963.


Geol. Soc Western Event - The Bristol Portway - protecting against rock falls
WhenTuesday, 14 Feb 2017
DescriptionThe Bristol Portway - protecting against rock falls Speakers:- Robert Benton and Robert MacKean Time and place to be confirmed



 Thornbury Geology Group meeting
WhenThu, 16 February, 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 - Lecture
WhenSat, 18 February, 11:00 – 12:00
WhereLectures at Cardiff University are held in the Department of Earth Sciences in the "Main Building". (map)
DescriptionSaturday 18th February: (Cardiff): DAB Memorial Lecture: Redrawing the geological map of South Wales. Professor John Cope (National Museum of Wales)


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