Welcome to the official website of the Dorset Geologists’ Association Group (DGAG).

Upcoming events of general geological interest in Dorset, and the surrounding region, are listed below.

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Dorset Geologists’ Association Group (DGAG), Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, Somerset, Wiltshire.

Get involved! For geoconservation work parties, see the Dorset’s Important Geological Sites (DIGS) events list.

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March 2020

DGAG Events and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 19 - October 31

In view of current Government advice concerning the Coronavirus pandemic we must regrettably postpone or cancel many of our planned events, including evening lectures and field trips. However, we are beginning to schedule some small-scale, outdoor events, within COVID-19 guidelines, together with online activities. Geologists' Association Coronavirus Action Plan

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October 2020

Sidmouth Science Festival ONLINE

October 9 - October 18
Sidmouth Sidmouth, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

Visit the 2020 Sidmouth Science Festival online for talks and competitions which you can do from home. Learn about fossils, dinosaurs, stars, energy, light, weather, boats, rockets and much more. Race a rubber band car.  Visit the gallery of schools’ art. Celebrate Ada Lovelace Day with a female speaker. We aim to excite curiosity in people to explore Science in their lives. There will be family friendly events which are educational as well as fun. Something for all abilities and…

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CANCELLED Conservation on a Dorset RIGS

October 18
£2.50

Combined OUGS/DIGS field trip/geoconservation work party. Leader: Alan Holiday. Further details and booking from Wessex OUGS Events.

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Lyme Regis Fossil Festival ONLINE

October 24
Lyme Regis Lyme Regis, Dorset United Kingdom

Virtual Fossil Festival Coming Soon! Launch Date Saturday October 24th!

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Holiday Rocks! ONLINE

October 24

Instead of our usual meeting at Broadmayne Village Hall, we shall be hosting a number of virtual, online presentations

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November 2020

CANCELLED Bowleaze Cove: Introduction to geology

November 1
Bowleaze Cove Dorset United Kingdom
£2.50

Wessex OUGS Field Trip: Leader Alan Holiday. Further details and booking from Wessex OUGS Events.

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REAL Urban Geology Walk in Weymouth

November 8
£2

This is a 7 km walk which includes the geology of Newton Cove, Nothe Fort and Gardens, the Outer Harbour, the shops in St Mary's Street and St Thomas Street, the Rodwell Trail and Sandsfoot Castle. As things stand at the moment we will do this walk in small groups of six or less. The cost will be £2. Please get in touch with our field Officer Val Fogarty if you wish to come on this trip. This walk is…

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CANCELLED DGAG Annual Dinner 2020

November 28
Hotel Rembrandt, Best Western Weymouth Hotel Rembrandt, 12-18 Dorchester Road
Weymouth, Dorset DT4 7JU United Kingdom
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Provisionally booked at the Hotel Rembrant, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 7JU. More details and booking arrangements to follow...

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