Upcoming events of general geological interest in Dorset, and the surrounding region, are listed below.
For geoconservation workparties, see the DIGS website.
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Talk by Alan Holiday, chairman of DGAG This is the first of a series of Earth Science-based lectures organised by DGAG in collaboration with other groups. As the Dorset County Museum is closed for refurbishment, 'til summer 2020, the lectures will take place in a Committee Room at County Hall. They will follow the familiar pattern of being on the second Wednesday of the month starting at 7 pm. Parking is available behind County Hall and is free in the evening.…Find out more »
Annual General Meeting for the Dorset Geologists' Association Group. Followed by a talk on coastal protection measures by Alan Holiday.Find out more »
DGAG Residential weekend 2019 This year we are visiting the Glamorgan Heritage Coast (south-east Wales). Dates: Fri.3rd May to Sunday 5th May. Some may want to stay over Sunday night and do more on Monday. Leaders: John Scott and Kelvin Huff Come and view the results of Dinantian storms (Lower Carboniferous), the effects of the Variscan and later orogenies, Triassic desert wadis and lakes where early dinosaurs roamed. See the Triassic/Jurassic boundary and unconformities, a rare Jurassic rocky shoreline and…Find out more »
Lyme Regis Fossil Festival 2019, will be held from Friday 3 to Sunday 5 May. To reflect current initiatives and concerns it is rebranded as the Earth, Sea and Fossil Festival and will have talks and events in the run-up to, and throughout, the festival reflecting this.Find out more »
Active Geoscience 4-12 May Get involved - run a GeoWeek event https://www.geoweek.org.uk https://www.bgs.ac.uk/geoweekFind out more »