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!"
Dorset Geologist’s Association Group (DGAG) will host a talk on the Tuesday 17 October 2023. Title: Geoarchaeology of puddingstone in Hertfordshire and Dorset Speaker: Mervyn Jones with a talk mixing in archaeology with geology. The talk is based on a recent publication co-authored by the speaker in the Proceedings of the Geologists' Association in Feb … Continue reading "Talk – Geoarchaeology of puddingstone in Hertfordshire and Dorset"
Dorset Geologist’s Association Group (DGAG) will host the annual Holiday Rocks Talks & Workshop on the Saturday 21 October 2023. Theme: Post summer holiday (or indeed from other occasions!) talks of places visited and puzzling over rocks or fossils found. Anyone is welcome to share tales of their holiday rocks/fossils or indeed bring any! If … Continue reading "Holiday Rocks Workshop with Talks"
Dorset Geologist’s Association Group (DGAG) will host a talk on the Tuesday 21 November 2023. Title: Aspects of the geology of the Hampshire Basin - an idiosyncratic view Speaker: Tony Cross with an educational and entertaining talk on a “basin scale” that will be a mix of geology and human history. A talk to get … Continue reading "Talk -Aspects of the geology of the Hampshire Basin – “an idiosyncratic view”"
Dorset Geologist’s Association Group (DGAG) will host the annual Winter Workshop on the Saturday 09 December 2023. Theme: Pre-Christmas get together around displays and participate in a few nibbles and buffet food! - Anyone is welcome to exhibit/present material on tables provided and share their geology and knowledge - Anyone is welcome to bring any … Continue reading "Winter Workshop"
Rescheduled 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 … Continue reading "Rescheduled ORIGINS: How the Earth Shaped Human History"