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List of meetings and events 2019 - 2020

Winter Programme

Saturday 24th August - Rock and Fossil Roadshow at Hornsea. Open to the public 11am to 3pm; admission to the Roadshow is free *.

Sunday 15th September - Flamborough Quaternary Research Group field meeting led by Rodger Connell

Thursday 26th September - Club Night - topic: my favourite geology books

Monday 30th September - Bisat Research Group field meeting at Sand-le-Mere

Thursday October 24th -  (evening lecture) - Laura Eddey on "A Reevaluation of Lake Pickering, North Yorkshire". (click here for the abstract)

Saturday 26th October - Rock and Fossil Roadshow at the Market House in Exchange Street, Driffield. Open to the public 11am to 3pm; admission free *.

Saturday 9th November - Microfossils Workshop (booking required - small fee to cover costs)

Thursday 14th November - (evening lecture) - Chris Darmon (of GeoSupplies) on "The Geology of Southern Norway" (click here for the abstract)

Thursday 28th November - Club Night - topic: unusual rocks and fossils

Saturday 30th November - extra field meeting - Keyingham gravel pits

Thursday 12th December (evening lecture) - Graham Kings and Rodger Connell on "A long walk on the beach... in the company of W.S.Bisat and others"

Thursday 19th December - Quiz Night

Sunday 29th December - New Year Picnic and beach walk at Withernsea led by Brenda and Jack Almond

Thursday 9th January - Committee Meeting

Thursday 16th January - Members' Evening

Thursday 30th January - Club Night - topic: geology on the world wide web

Thursday 13th February - (evening lecture) -  Dr Della Murton of Cambridge University on "Mid-Late Devensian palaeoenvironmental change in the Vale of York and Humber gap"

Thursday 12th March - AGM and evening lecture - Richard Forrest on 'Plesiosaurs from Yorkshire (with a brief excursion south of the Humber)'

* 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 your children and should not be put in the mouth. please wash your hands before eating food after handling geological specimens. Click here for our Risk Assessment.

Winter lecture meetings start at 7-30 p.m. and are held in the Department of 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 7-50pm. 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.

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