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
Thursday 12th April- Club Night - topic: erratics
Sunday 15th April - Rifle Butts Conservation Visit
Thursday 3rd May - Bisat Research Group field meeting at Kilnsea.
Saturday 5th May - Mappleton Fossil Fossick (part of Yorkshire Geology Month 2018) booking required
Thursday 17th May - Club Night - topic - bivalves
Saturday 19th May CANCELLED - Rock and Fossil Roadshow at the Treasure House in Beverley
Sunday 27th May - urban geology, morning walk led by Mike Horne (part of Yorkshire Geology Month 2018) booking required
Thursday 31st May - Bisat Research Group field meeting at Spurn.
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
Thursday 7th June - informal meal to celebrate 130th anniversary of the founding of the Society booking required
Thursday 21st June - Club Night - topic: igneous rocks
Sunday 15th July - field trip - Filey led by Rodger Connell
Thursday 26th July - Club Night - topic: geological maps
Saturday 28th July - field meeting - the Chalk of Flamborough Head led by Mike Horne
Saturday 25th August - Rock and Fossil Roadshow at Hornsea Museum, open to the public from 11am to 3pm
Thursday 30th August - Club Night - sand and microfossils booking required
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
Thursday 8th November - Club Night
Thursday 22nd November - Evening Lecture - Dr Eddie Dempsey of Hull University on "The Great Glen Fault Zone - Back and forth for longer than we thought"
Thursday 6th December - Evening Lecture - Paul Hildreth on "Women in Geology"
Thursday 13th December - Quiz Night
Thursday 10th January - Committee Meeting
Thursday 17th January 2019 - Evening lecture - Dr. Michael Oates on "Exploring Morocco's Palaeontological Riches".
Thursday 14th January 2019 - Club Night
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 2018 - t.b.a.
Saturday 23rd March - Yorkshire Geological Society meetng in Hull - topic - Yorkshire Geology and Landscapes and Literature
Thursday 28th March 2018 - t.b.a.
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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