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.

For geoconservation workparties, see the DIGS website.

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July 2019

Fleet Lagoon Walk

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Moonfleet Manor Hotel, Moonfleet Manor, Fleet Road
Weymouth, Dorset DT3 4ED United Kingdom
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£5

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 Members

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Fossil Fayre at the Square and Compass

July 27 - July 28
The Square and Compass, Worth Matravers, The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers
Swanage, Dorset BH19 3LF United Kingdom
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Both the Dorset Geologists' Association Group (DGAG) and Dorset's Important Geological Sites (DIGS) will be represented. 11am - 5pm

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August 2019

Portishead

August 17 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Portishead BS20 7HU United Kingdom + Google Map

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…

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September 2019

The 30th Anniversary Hampshire Mineral & Fossil Show

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Lyndhurst Community Centre, Community Centre, High Street
Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7NY United Kingdom
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£1

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…

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