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.
For geoconservation workparties, see the DIGS website.
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An opportunity to park and meet at the Moonfleet Manor Hotel for a brief introductory talk followed by a walk to some classic locations on the East Fleet shore, including permissive access to Herbury. For details and booking (limited places) see: https://jurassiccoast.org/shop/fleet-lagoon-walks/ £5 per person. Half-price for Jurassic Coast Trust MembersFind out more »
Both the Dorset Geologists' Association Group (DGAG) and Dorset's Important Geological Sites (DIGS) will be represented. 11am - 5pmFind out more »
We'll be meeting at 10.30 a.m. at the western end of the esplanade at Portishead (café and toilets, see map. Nearest postcode to meet location: BS20 7HU. We will walk SW along the Severn Estuary foreshore looking at Devonian Old Red Sandstone sediments with interesting sedimentary structures before seeing a fine example of an unconformity with Triassic breccia over the ORS sediments. Later we will look at the eastern end of the section (Woodhill Bay) where Lower Carboniferous sediments…Find out more »
The 2019 Hampshire Mineral and Fossil Show will be the 30th that SMFS have organised since the first held on Saturday 29th September 1990 at the Avenue Hall in Southampton. Doors open to the public at 10:00 and the Show finishes at 16:30. Admission is only £1 for adults with accompanied children and Junior RockWatch members free (show membership card). The Show is in two halls, all on one level, and is suitable for visitors with mobility disabilities. Facilities for…Find out more »