Hull Geological Society
List of meetings and events 2018
Monday 1st January - New Year Picnic at Withernsea
Thursday 4th January 2018 - Committee Meeting
Thursday 18th January 2018 - Club Night - identifying rocks and minerals sharing your tips.
Thursday 25th January 2018 - Evening lecture - Dr Liam Herringshaw of Hull University "Burrowing Through Time". Click here for abstract
Thursday 8th February - Club Night - Geomorphology - rocks and landscape
Thursday 22nd February 2018 - Members' Evening; featuring - David Hill on “Geology in the Arctic”, Mike Horne on “30 years of geoconservation at Rifle Butts SSSI”, Paul Hildreth on "Finding Fault with the BGS" Rodger Connell with a report of the Bisat Research Project, Sonja Boehmer-Christensen on Geomorphology.
Thursday 15th March - AGM and Evening lecture - Dr Katie Strang on "Urban geology: buildings rock!". Click here for abstract
Sunday 18th March - Flamborough Quaternary Research Group field meeting
Sunday 15th April - Rifle Butts Conservation Visit
Saturday 5th May - Mappleton Fossil Fossick (part of Yorkshire Geology Month 2018) booking required
Saturday 19th May (t.b.c.) - Rock and Fossil Roadshow at the Treasure House in Beverley (part of Yorkshire Geology Month 2018) open to the public from 11am to 3pm
Sunday 25th May - urban geology, morning walk led by Mike Horne (part of Yorkshire Geology Month 2018) booking required
Saturday 2nd June - Rock and Fossil Roadshow at Flamborough Village Hall (part of Yorkshire Geology Month 2018) open to the public from 11am to 3pm
Saturday 25th August - Rock and Fossil Roadshow at Hornsea Museum
Sunday 30th September (t.b.c.) - Flamborough Quaternary Research Group field meeting
Thursday 21st February 2019 - Evening Lecture - Prof Chris Clark of Sheffield University on the Quaternary record of the British Ice Sheet
Winter lecture meetings start at 7-30 p.m. and are held in the Department of Department of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, Cohen Building, University of Hull (unless otherwise stated). Non-members are welcome to attend but please arrive before the start of the meeting. If you arrive late the building may be locked for security reasons and you will not be able to get in. If we are in the ground floor lecture theatre or laboratory you can knock on the window and we will let you in.
There is no charge for non-members attending our meetings (unless otherwise stated), but you are welcome to make a donation to Society funds.
The Microscopy Evenings are for members only. The Meetings start at 7-50pm.
The Club Nights are open to members of the Society, University Students and interested members of the public. At the end of each meeting we will choose the topic or topics for the following meeting. Those attending are encouraged to bring some appropriate specimens, photographs, models or texts to contribute to the evening. The meetings start at 7-50pm. If you arrive late the building will be locked for security reasons and you will not be able to get in; we are using the laboratory on the first floor.
Please contact the Society if you wish to come to a field meeting so that the leaders will know how many people to expect. The Society reserves the right to exclude people who are not wearing the necessary protective clothing/equipment.
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For further information 'phone 01482 346784.
Hull Geological Society Website - http://www.hullgeolsoc.org.uk
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