Saturday, 10 February 2018

12th to 18th February 2018

12th to 18th February 2018

The following is an extract from Bristol and West Country Geology Calendars

More details can be found in the Bristol and the West Country Calendars and on the web sites of the relevant Society or organisation.

All Week (except Monday)

 Bristol City Museum - Pliosaurus!
WhenSun, 13 August 2017 to Sunday 18th February, 2018. 10:00 – 17:00
WhereBristol Museum & Art Gallery (map)
DescriptionTravel back in time 150 million years and dive into Bristol’s Jurassic seas.

Monday 12th

Teme Valley Geol Soc - Lecture
Mon, 12 February, 19:30 – 21:00
Martley Memorial Hall B4197 by Sports Ground (map)
 Mike Brooks on apps for geology, use of drones etc 

Contact Janet 07968379330
Cost £3/£1

Tuesday 13th

WEGA Lecture - Dr Nick Teanby (Bristol University)
Tue, 13 February, 19:30 – 21:00
Earth Sciences Lecture Theatre, Wills Memorial Building, University of Bristol. (map)
WEGA Lecture - Dr Nick Teanby (Bristol University)
Martian Seismology

Wednesday 14th

Down to Earth Course
Wed, 14 February, 10:30 – 16:30
The Crown Centre, 39 St.John's St, Devizes SN10 1BL, UK. Tel: 01380 724108 (map)
Rocks from the pressure cooker -metamorphism & metamorphic rocks
Wednesday, February 14 at the Crown Centre Devizes

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, February 14
Soft start at 10.30, ending at 4.30
LOCATION: The Crown Centre, 39 St.John's St, Devizes
SN10 1BL Tel: 01380 724108
COST: £30.00 per person including drinks & lunch
£25.00 for Club Class members and groups of
six or more - early booking advised
LEVEL: This day school is suitable for anyone
wanting to learn more about metamorphism
DELIVERY: The day school will be delivered by the use of
both presentations and a hands-on practical
session with time for Q & A
ACCESS: Upstairs meeting room, lift available
PARKING: Available nearby (at a charge)
BRING: Paper, pen and pencil
TUTORS: Chris Darmon & Colin Schofield 

Outline programme
10.30 - 11.00 Welcome & tea/coffee
11.00 - 12.30 Practical hands-on session using rocks specimens and photographs with
an opportunity to share in discussion with your fellow learners
Buffet Lunch
1.30 - 2.30 Q & A from the morning session
2.30 - 3.00 Metamorphic minerals - George Barrow’s work on the Scottish
Dalradian rocks
3.00 - 3.30 Classifying metamorphic rocks
3.30 - 4.00 Metamorphic rocks and plate tectonics
Any questions?
NB After we have confirmed your booking and sent you this, you will not receive anything further from us, unless any of
the details change or we have to cancel - just turn up!
If you have any questions or queries - contact Chris Darmon as follows:-
Email: • Tel: 0114 245 5746 • FAX: 0114 240 3405

Thursday 15th

Thornbury Geology Group, 7.30pm, The Chantry, Thornbury
Thu, 15 February, 19:00 – 21:30
Thornbury Geology Group, 7.30pm at The Chantry, Thornbury, and every 3rd Thursday in the month.  

Friday 16th

Saturday 17th

South Wales GA - Lecture "Dinosaur Embryos"
Sat, 17 February, 11:00 – 12:30
Cardiff, UK (map)
Dinosaur embryos: Dr John Nudds [Manchester University]

Lectures at Cardiff University are held in the Department of Earth Sciences in the "Main Building". We meet in the Earth Sciences staff room and lectures are held in Lecture Theatre 1.25.

Sunday 18th

OU Geol Soc Wessex - Excursion
Sunday, 18 Feb 2018
Mendip (map)
Introduction to Mendip Geology

Leader Alan Holiday

Contact Jeremy Cranmer
tel.  01305 267133

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