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Winter Programme 2021-2022

Note - events may be cancelled or postponed

due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Please check this website before attending events.

Click here for Risk Assessments you should read and understand the risk assessment before attending our meetings.

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Thursday 18th November 2021 - Club Night on Zoom - the topic is "my favourite geological places".

Thursday 2nd December 2021 - (postponed due to technical problems) Zoom talk by Dr Sam Griffiths of CITIZAN on " Geology and Humans : Chalk and Cheese or intertwined. "- booking required . Click here for the abstract

Wednesday 8th December 2021 - postponed -  Zoom talk by John Connor on "Mud Volcanoes of the South Caspian Sea" - booking required Click here for the abstract

Thursday 16th December 2021 - Virtual Club Night on Facebook  - "something geological beginning with J"

Wednesday 5th January 2022 - New Year Picnic led by Mike Horne  - booking required

Thursday 6th January 2022 - Zoom talk by Mike Horne on "the Boulder Clays of Holderness" at 7-30pm - booking required

Thursday 13th January 2022 - postponed -  Club Night -  the topic is "curiosities and treasures"

Thursday 27th January 2022 - Virtual Club Night on Facebook  - "something geological beginning with K"

Thursday 3rd February 2022 - Zoom talk by Mike Horne - Geology in the Cemetery: Arnos Vale at 7-30pm - booking required

Thursday 17th or 24th February 2022 - (t.b.c.)  - Evening lecture by Bryony Caswell of Hull University on "Ocean seafloors past, present and future: benthic responses to environmental change".

Thursday 24th February 2022 - (t.b.c.)  - Club Night or Lecture

Thursday 24th February 2022 - postponed until 21st April   talk by Graham Kings

Thursday 3rd March 2022 - Virtual Club Night on Facebook  - "something geological beginning with L"

Thursday 17th March 2022 -  AGM followed by a talk by David Hill about "the Ammonites of Ilminster", starts at 6-15pm.

Friday 25th to Monday 28th March 2022 - weekend field trip to Anglesey - Ynys Mon Global Geopark -  led by David Hill.

Thursday 21st April 2022  - talk by Graham Kings about the Terras de Cavaleiros Geopark in northern Portugal, starts at 6-15pm

Thursday 28th April 2022 - Wold Newton Walk led by Martin Longshaw.

Thursday 24th October 2022 (provisional) -  evening lecture by Dave Roberts of Durham University.

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* Note - at our Roadshows we may sell rocks, minerals and fossils in our "Lucky Dip" to raise funds for the Society. There are genuine geological specimens and are not toys; they are not suitable for young children and should not be put in the mouth. Please wash your hands after handling geological specimens and before eating food. Click here for our Risk Assessment.

Winter lecture meetings usually start at 7-30 p.m. and are held in the Department of Geology, 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 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 usually start at 7-30pm. If you arrive late the building will be locked for security reasons and you will not be able to get in.

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.

If you wish to support the Society please consider sending a donation.

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