Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Is it safe ? Will it Work ?

Dorset County Museum High West St, Dorchester, Dorset

Dorset Geologist’s Association Group (DGAG) will host a talk on the Thursday 16 February 2023. Title: Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Is it safe ? Will it Work ? Speaker: Giles Watts (a member of DGAG) and with a topic relevant for the geological time we live in! He is a consultant geophysicist and an … Continue reading "Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Is it safe ? Will it Work ?"

Carbon Capture and Storage in the UK – will it work?

Dorset County Museum High West St, Dorchester, Dorset

A very pertinent and timely topic for our climate times and we should learn something about it now! Talk by Giles Watts John Whites Rectory (Learning Centre), Dorset County Museum

What is a species?

Dorset County Museum High West St, Dorchester, Dorset

Dorset Geologist’s Association Group (DGAG) will host a talk on the Thursday 23 March 2023. Title: What is a species? Speaker: John Whicher (a lifelong member of GA) and one of our favourite speakers makes a return with another entertaining topic with a cryptic title, where does he get them from! Time: Talk will start … Continue reading "What is a species?"

Axmouth and Goat Island

Explore Axmouth and Goat Island on the oldest part of the Jurassic Coast with Richard Edmonds. This is an ideal trip for those who like a very pleasant walk.  In total it is about 4 and a half to 5 miles, but it isn't a race. We will visit Goat Island, perhaps the most famous … Continue reading "Axmouth and Goat Island"

Why do all brachiopods look the same?

Dorset County Museum High West St, Dorchester, Dorset

Dorset Geologist’s Association Group (DGAG) will host a talk on the Thursday 20 April 2023. Title: Why do all brachiopods look the same? Speaker: Dr. Keith Holdaway with a fascinating talk on brachiopods and not to be confused with bivalve molluscs! Keith studied zoology and geology at Bristol before researching the distribution of mid Cretaceous … Continue reading "Why do all brachiopods look the same?"

Why do all brachiopods look the same?

Dorset County Museum High West St, Dorchester, Dorset

A really great topic about a colourful group of animals. Hands on models and talk promises much to learn and entertain – the marvellous lophophore plus more! Talk by Dr Keith Holdaway John Whites Rectory (Learning Centre), Dorset County Museum

Lyme Regis Fossil Festival

Lyme Regis Lyme Regis, Dorset

Annual arts and sciences festival celebrating Lyme Regis's natural heritage. 

GeoWeek

Active Geoscience. GeoWeek is an established initiative that seeks to introduce geoscience to as many members of the public as possible. If you want to learn more about the history of our planet, and learn how understanding how the Earth works helps us all live on the planet sustainably, get involved with GeoWeek outdoor activities … Continue reading "GeoWeek"

ORIGINS: How the Earth Shaped Human History

Dorset County Museum High West St, Dorchester, Dorset

Talk Description: By taking us through millennia of human history, and billions of years into our planet’s past, Professor Lewis Dartnell tells us the ultimate origin story. When we talk about human history, we focus on great leaders, revolutions, and technological advances. But how has the Earth itself determined our destiny? How has our planet … Continue reading "ORIGINS: How the Earth Shaped Human History"

Mendip Rocks!

Mendip Rocks! Mendip Rocks! is an annual festival that hosts a series of geological events during the autumn in October to celebrate the fascinating 450-million-year history of the Mendip Hills. The festival involves the local community in experiencing our beautiful landscape and understanding the story of the Mendips. Whatever your level of interest, there are … Continue reading "Mendip Rocks!"

International Geodiversity Day

International Geodiversity Day is a worldwide celebration, bringing people together on October 6 each year, to promote the many aspects of geodiversity. International Geodiversity Day was proclaimed by UNESCO at the 41st General Conference in 2021.

Sidmouth Science Festival

Sidmouth Sidmouth, Devon

Exciting Curiosity. Sidmouth Science Festival started as a weekend event in 2012 and has grown to lasting 10 days now. It is aimed at all ages and abilities and most events are FREE. If you would like to have a hand in the 2023 event. Contact the team on  www.sidmouthsciencefestival.org 

Earth Science Week

A national and international event to help the public gain a better understanding and appreciation for the Earth sciences and to encourage stewardship of the Earth.