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OTHER INTERESTING GEOLOGICAL EVENTS + LINKS

In date order, the most recent event will be at the top!
The GA Annual Conference takes place at the University of Birmingham on 20th and 21st October. There are some interesting talks and field trips planned. Please click on the link below for further information……..
                                                                                                    Please don’t forget the GA Festival at UCL London on Saturday 3rd November. There are many exhibitors from the geological world, lots of fossils, rocks and minerals etc on show and for sale.  Also some outstanding lectures, building stone walks and tours of UCL Earth Science Labs plus a geological photo exhibition.
Click on the link below for more information……..



You’ve missed them but some of years 2017 – 2018  interesting events are listed below:


A London Geodiversity Partnership event:

29th April 2018 Geoconservation Day at Gilberts Pit.

For further details of London Geodiversity Partnership events contact:   info@londongeopartnership.org.uk



‘THE UXBRIDGE ROCK SHOW’ organised by the Harrow and Hillingdon Geological Society.  It ran from Friday 9th. to Friday 23rd. of February 2018 at Uxbridge Central Library, 13-14 High Street, Uxbridge UB8 1HD.  It was open daily and not far from the underground station and the town centre.  There were a variety of very interesting displays.  This event is on every year, don’t miss it next year!



The London Geodiversity Partnership website link is below. Click on this for a wealth of information concerning building stones, geotrails, pavement geology and news of Gilbert’s Pit, a SSSI in Charlton, SE London. An ex sand, gravel and chalk quarry it is now accessible with permanent steps allowing the Woolwich Formation shell beds and others to be closely examined.

The East face of Gilbert’s Pit is located at TQ 419 786. Nearest train station is Charlton. Access to Maryon Park (Gilbert’s Pit) is either via Thorntree Road or Charlton Lane. Free parking in Thorntree Road. Buses run along Woolwich Road close by. Alight at Charlton Road stop.

Naomi.Stevenson@naturalengland.org.uk

http://www.londongeopartnership.org.uk

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South face + Shelly beds + East face with steps for viewing + Blackheath bed on uppermost level.

Pictures R.F.


Another site which may be of interest is GiGL, Greenspace information for Greater London. This is our capital’s environmental records centre. Information is collated and made available on London’s wildlife, Nature reserves, gardens and other open spaces.

http://www.gigl.org.uk/



London Wildlife Trust website: http://www.wildlondon.org.uk


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If you want more Geological info’ you can do no better than click on the link below…….

Our A.G.S. is affiliated to the Geologists Association.

http://www.geologistsassociation.org.uk



Another geological neighbour:  East Herts Geology Club

For info and talks etc: www.ehgc.org.uk

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