Winter Workshop

Broadmayne Village Hall Cowleaze Rd, Broadmayne, Dorchester, Dorset

Dorset Geologists' Association Group (DGAG) will host the annual Winter Workshop on the Saturday 10 December 2022. Theme: Pre-Christmas get together around a few displays and paticipate 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 … Continue reading "Winter Workshop"


DGAG Annual General Meeting

Broadmayne Village Hall Cowleaze Rd, Broadmayne, Dorchester, Dorset

Saturday 14th January, 2p.m. at Broadmayne Village Hall. DGAG AGM followed by refreshments and a talk. Details to follow. Any suggestions for agenda items or nominations for Committee posts should be addressed to the Secretary.

New Year Buffet and Mini-talk

John Whites Rectory at the Dorset County Museum, High West St, Dorchester

Dorset Geologist’s Association Group (DGAG) will host a buffet with a mini-talk on the Thursday 19 January 2023. Theme: A new year start with mystery in the Museum! DGAG pearl anniversary year kick off. Speaker: To be confirmed but certainly a discussion over the buffet around hungry Pliosaurs in Dorset as one possible topic. Time: … Continue reading "New Year Buffet and Mini-talk"

OUGS Wessex Branch AGM & Talks

The D’Urberville Centre The D’Urberville Centre, Colliers Lane, Wool, Dorset

OUGS Wessex Branch AGM. To elect the Branch committee.  If you wish to stand for a position, or just help, please let us know as soon as possible. The OUGS is open to all, not just past and present students of the Open University.

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"

Lyme Regis Fossil Festival

Lyme Regis Lyme Regis, Dorset

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


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 

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.