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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Fossil Fayre at Worth Matravers. Come and meet the experts, view astounding and new finds and have your own fossils identified at the Square and Compass! DGAG will be there.Find out more »
Although our last trip was only last week, the August trip is early in the month. It will be led by Martin Gledhill who has local interest and knowledge. The trip is 5 mile walk but follows a figure of eight route with the cars parked in the centre of the eight. The first loop of the walk is only a mile and a half long and would be ideal for anyone who doesn't feel up to the full 5…Find out more »
Minerals, fossils, gems, jewellery and books sales, displays and refreshments. Don't miss the DGAG stand! Admission £1. Free to Rockwatch members and accompanied children under 14.Find out more »
Conservation session at Poxwell Quarry Grid Ref: SY 743 835. Contact DIGS for further details.Find out more »
We will be looking at the Swanage coast between Peveril Point and Ballard Down. 10.30 a.m. onward. Meet at Broad Road Car Park for 10.30 a.m. (Grid Reference: SZ 035 785, Postcode: BH192AR) and walk to Peveril Point to look at the top of the Purbeck sequence. Then drive and park near Bull and Boat Café/Restaurant (Grid Reference SZ 031 796, Postcode: BH19 1LH) and walk north along the beach to look at Wealden Beds and Greensand as well as…Find out more »
Holiday Rocks: Geological talks at Broadmayne Village Hall. Talks on the French and Swiss Alps plus Norway. Tea and cake will be provided in the interval. Please let Kelvin Huff know if you are attending as we need to plan refreshments. There will be a charge of £2 towards the costs of hall hire and refreshments. Any help with kitchen duties would also be appreciated. Image: The Aletsch Glacier, the largest glacier of the Alps, in Switzerland. © Dirk Beyer -…Find out more »
DGAG Annual Dinner at the Wessex Royale Hotel, Dorchester. A three-course dinner followed by coffee and mints. Meet at 7:00 pm for 7:30 pm. Guest Speaker: Robert Chandler. There is limited parking on site but there is free parking across the road at the County Hall car park. A licensed bar will be available. Menu and booking form is in the Autumn Newsletter or use the online form below. The cost is £27.50 per person. Payment should be made by…Find out more »
Christmas Workshop with buffet lunch at Broadmayne Village Hall. 10.00am-3.00pm Booking required for display tables and/or lunch (£3). If you just turn up you'll still be very welcome but we can't guarantee there'll be lunch for you! It's also an opportunity to renew your DGAG membership at a bargain £12 for 2019.Find out more »
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 Committee Room 1 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 »