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List of meetings and events

Winter Programme 2021-2022

Note - events may be cancelled or postponed

due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Please check this website before attending events.

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Tuesday 21st  September 2021 - field trip to Holderness Coast led by Mike Horne  - booking required

Wednesday 22nd September 2021-  Bisat Research Group field meeting at Withernsea - booking required

Thursday 7th October 2021 - Virtual Club Night on Facebook  - "something geological beginning with I"

Thursday 21st October - Zoom talk by Dr Arthur Speed on " a virtual field trip to Barmston" - booking required

Friday 22nd October - "Building stones of Hull" morning walk led by Mike Horne - booking required - Part of Yorkshire Geology Month 2021.

Thursday 28th October 2021 (postponed) -  evening lecture by Steve Plater of Dinostar

November 2021 (t.b.c.) - Zoom talk by Dr Sam Griffiths of CITIZAN

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

November 2021 (postponed)   - evening lecture by Dr Jonathon Dean

Wednesday 8th December 2021 - Zoom talk by John Connor on "Mud Volcanoes of Azerbaijan" - booking required

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

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

February 2022 (provisional) - Club Night -  the topic is "curiosities and treasures"

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 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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