Events, Archived

JAN
2018
Mon 15thProf. Ian Fairchild-Scotland’s Greatest Ice AgeMMHJanet07968379330£3/£1
DEC
2017
Mon 11thChristmas Dinner Dr Tom Sharpe–Captain Scott’s Last ExpeditionTalbotDavid01886 888398£25
NOV
2017
Mon 20th
NOTE the date change from 13th
The Coal Measures of Martley and
Newent
, by Dr Bernard Besly
MMH 7.30pmJanet01886 821061£3 non members, £1 members
OCTMon 16thMountain Building, with Paul GannonMMH 7.30pmJanet01886 821061£3 non members, £1 members
SEPMon 11thThe Plate Tectonics of Welsh Geological History, Dr Nigel WoodcockMMH 7.30pmJanet01886 821061Mem £1
Non £3
JUL24thA series of 6 weekly Geo-Ambles with John NicklinMMH 5.45 for 6pmJohn01886 888318Free
TBATBAEvening Geology Course-FIELD TRIP with Dr Paul OlverTBAJohn01886 888318Incl
JUNThu 8,15,22,29Evening Geology Course Volcanoes in action – their magmas and minerals Dr Paul OlverPRU 7.30pmJohn01886 888318£35
MAYThu 25Evening Geology Course (MORE) Volcanoes in action – their magmas and minerals Dr Paul OlverPRU 7.30pmJohn01886 888318£35
APRMon 10thLead Isotopes in Olympic Weymouth Prof. Jane EvansMMHJanet01886 821061Mem £1
Non £3
APRWed 5thField trip to Southstone Rock and Brockhill Dyke in Teme Valley Prof. Ian Fairchild along with Leominster U3A and TVGS MOREMeet 1.30pm MMHJohn01886 888318Free
MARMon 20thQuaternary Conservation in England with Dr Eleanor BrownMMHJanet01886 821061Mem £1
Non £3
FEBMon 20thFrom Robots to Intelligent Rocks, Monitoring Giant Sediment Avalanches in the Oceans with Dr Esther SumnerMMHJanet01886 821061Mem £1
Non £3
FEB 2017Sat. 4thGEOLAB — a geology introductory day for complete beginners run by the Geologists Association and TVGS MOREMMHJohn01886 888318Adults £10, in Education free
JAN 2017Mon 16thThe Anthropocene with Professor Ian FairchildMMHJanet01886 821061Mem £1
Non £3
DECMon 12thChristmas Dinner with Haydon Bailey, Former President of the GA  MENUTalbotDavid01886 888398£20
NOVMon 21stMining the Heritage Part 2 with Graham WortonMMHJanet01886 821061Mem £1 Non £3
OCTMon 17thGeology in the Andes with Prof. Donny HuttonMMHJanet01886 821061Mem £1 Non £3
SEPMon 19thMembers EveningMMHJohn01886 888318Free
JUNSat 25th 5.30/6pmAn evening with Worcester Male Voice choir in the unique quarry garden of Scar Cottage and a talk (with much tasting, all inclusive) on vineyards and climate change by Prof. RC Selley of Imperial College. Bring your own picnic.ScarJohn01886 888318£12
MAYSun 22nd 11amJoint West Midlands Butterfly Group and TVGS on a Penny Hill ramble to look at the geology of three key sites, led by Bob Allison, AND to check out signs and sights of rare insects such as the Dingy Skipper Meet 11am Main entrance to Penny Hill quarryP HillJohn01886 888318Free
MAYMon 16thIdar Oberstein, gemstone centre, the town and its relationship with its geology, Dr Sue Hay. The GA trip this year will take in this areaMMHJanet01886 821061Mem £1 Non £3
APRMon 18th 7.30Stromatoporoids with Dr Stephen Kershaw MOREMMH/td>Janet01886 821061Mem £1 Non £3
MARThu 31st7 week Geology Course and 2 field trips with Dr Paul Olver MOREPRUJohn0203 3717647£40
MARThu 24th7 week Geology Course and 2 field trips with Dr Paul OlverPRUJohn0203 3717647£40
MARMon 21stDr Alan Heward: Exotic rocks and fossils from NE Arabia, glimpses of a former Permian OceanMMHJanet01886 821061Mem £1
Non £3
MARThu 17th7 week Geology Course and 2 field trips with Dr Paul OlverPRUJohn0203 3717647£40
MARThu 10th7 week Geology Course and 2 field trips with Dr Paul OlverPRUJohn0203 3717647£40
FEBThu 25th7 week Geology Course and 2 field trips with Dr Paul Olver MOREPRUJohn0203 3717647£40
FEBThu 18th7 week Geology Course and 2 field trips with Dr Paul OlverPRUJohn0203 3717647£40
FEBThu 11th7 week Geology Course and 2 field trips with Dr Paul Olver MOREPRUJohn0203 3717647£40
FEBMon 8thProf. Ian Fairchild: From the Depths: How Cave Deposits tell us about Past Environments and ClimatesMMHJohn0203 3717647£1 Mem; £3 non
JAN 201618thBill Barclay–Feedback on Martley Rock Site and DigsMMHJanet01886 821061£1 Mem; £3 non
DEC7thXmas Dinner, 7 for 7.30pm, Dr Olver: The Star of BethlehemTalbot KnightwickDave Cropp01886 888398COST £25
 NOV 23rdGraham Worton: Mining the Heritage MMH 7.30pm Janet 01886 821061 £3 non, £1 mem
 OCT 12thDr Tom Sinclair: Fracking Bio MMH 7.30pm Janet 01886 821061 £3 non, £1 mem
 OCT2/3/4thSymposium15: Geology in the Marches, Murchison to the Modern Era Ludlow Ass. Rms Ian 01886 888612 TBC
 SEP14thDavid Green of GeoStudies: The East Malvern Fault to Church Stretton MMH 7.30pm Janet 01886 821061 £3 non, £1 mem
 JUN27thField Trip to BGS Nottingham, TBC MORE 10-4pm Janet 01886 821061Free
 JUN21st3 Pubs Challenge MORE and MAP AND GUIDE and QUIZ 10am on, Crown Pub David 01886 888398Free
 JUN1stMembers Evening 7.30pm MMH John 0203 371 7647Free
APR13thProfessor Ian Fairchild Escape from Snowball Earth MORE MMH 7.30pmJanet01886 821061£3 non, £1 mem
MAR23rdDr Elizabeth Pearson on The Russian Meteorite MORE MMH 7.30pmJanet01886 821061£3 non, £1 mem
MAR21stBritish Geological Society, Nottingham, Family Fun Day MOREJanet01886 821061Free
FEB16thAdrian Wyatt-The Minerals of the Malverns  MOREMMH 7.30pmJanet01886 821061£3 non, £1 mem
 JAN19thThomas Jones-Fissures and fountains: basaltic volcanic eruptions
2014
 DEC12thTom Sharpe–The Geological Map of William Smith and Xmas Dinner
 NOV17thProf. David Siveter-The Cambrian Fossils of the Chinese Lagerstatte
 OCT 27thDr Tim Carter–Geology, Work and Health
 SEP 15thDr Andrew Bloodworth-The Secret Life of Your Mobile Phone 
 JUL 5thField Trip to Charnwood Forest with Dr Michael Howe
 APR18thField Trip to Fforest Fawr with Alan Bowring
 APR14thChalk with Prof.Rory Mortimore
 MAR17thEscape from Christchurch with Dr Richard Hamblin
 FEB 17thLecture cancelled due to floods
 JAN 27th Thomas Jones-The Impact of Volcanic Ash on Aviation
 2013
 DEC9thDr Paul Olver–Volcanoes in the Solar system 
 NOV16thProf. David Siveter–The Silurian Herefordshire Lagerstate 
 OCT21stAlan Bowring–Lines in the Landscape, the Fforest Fawr GeoPark 
 SEP23rdDr Jon Clatworthy-The Lapworth Museum at Birmingham University 
 JUL6thField Trip to the Wren’s Nest, Dudley with Graham Worton
 MAY20thField Trip to the Lapworth Museum 
 APR22ndProf. Gillian Foulger–Plates vs Plumes 
 MAR18thDr Gawen Jenkinson–Finding Gold from Solomon Islands to Scotland
 FEB18thAndrew Jenkinson–From Ice to Fire, Spitzbergen, Iceland and the Galapagos
 JAN13thChris Darmon–Iceland