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List of meetings and events 2018 -2019

Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September - The Society will have a display at the Yorkshire Fossil Festival which is being held at Hull University at the end of British Science Week.

Saturday 29th September  -  Rock and Fossil Roadshow at the Treasure House in Beverley; open to the public from 11am to 2-30pm

Sunday 14th October - Flamborough Quaternary Research Group field meeting

Thursday 18th October - Evening Lecture - Rodger Connell on "Whatever happened to the Wolstonian? Chasing later Middle Pleistocene glaciations."

Thursday 8th November - Club Night - Minerals

Thursday 22nd November - Evening Lecture - David Hill on "a geological field trip to Morocco" (please note change of speaker)

Sunday 18th November - Geology walk in Northern Cemetery led by Mike Horne as a tribute to Ron and Jean Harrison.

Thursday 6th December - Evening Lecture - Paul Hildreth on "Women in Geology"  (click here for abstract)

Thursday 13th December - Quiz Night

Saturday 5th January 2019 - New Year geology walk and picnic at Withernsea

Thursday 10th January 2019- Committee Meeting

Thursday 17th January 2019 - Evening lecture - Dr. Michael Oates on "Exploring Morocco's Palaeontological Riches".

Thursday 14th January 2019 - Club Night - topic - Sand and Microfossils

Thursday 21st February 2019 - Evening Lecture  - Prof Chris Clark of Sheffield University on the Quaternary record of the British Ice Sheet

Thursday 28th February 2019 - Club Night

Thursday 21st March 2019 - Evening Lecture - Prof David Bond of Hull University

Saturday 23rd March - Yorkshire Geological Society meeting in Hull - topic - Yorkshire Geology and Landscapes and Literature

Thursday 28th March 2019 - Annual General Meeting and guest speaker Dr Lyndsey Fox of Hull University.

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 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 7-50pm. 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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