Programme of Events
Black Country Geological Society’s indoor meetings will be held during the winter months at the Abbey Room at the Dudley Archives, Tipton Road, Dudley, DY1 4SQ.
Unless otherwise stated, the Abbey Room will normally open at 7.30pm and lectures commence at 8.00pm.
Those wishing to attend field or geoconservation meetings please contact our Field Secretary, email: email@example.com
More contact details are available on our Contact us page.
Updated 21 February 2017. Members please check your email for any last minute changes
Events in February–March 2017
Geoconservation Day - Rubery Cutting
Geoconservation Day - Rubery Cutting 10:30 - 2:00
Saturday 4 February (Geoconservation Day): Rubery Cutting. In conjunction with the Lickey Hills Geo-Champions and directed by the Lickey Hills Rangers. Meet at 10.30 at the cutting by the junction of the slip road from A38 Bristol Road South, and Leach Green Lane, B45 9XS (SO 993 775). Parking under the flyover. Tools and equipment will be supplied by the Park Rangers. Bring your own gloves, hard hat, and high viz jacket if possible (not essential). Finish around 2.00.
Map to Rubery Cutting
Geoconservation Day - Wren’s Nest
Geoconservation Day - Wren’s Nest N/A -
The Wren's Nest - The Jewel in Dudley's Crown
The Wren's Nest - The Jewel in Dudley's Crown 7:30 -
Monday 20 February (Indoor Meeting): 'The Wren's Nest - The Jewel in Dudley's Crown'. Speaker: Rob Broadbent, Friends of the Wren's Nest.
Map to Dudley Archives
Geoconservation Day - Portway Hill, Rowley
Geoconservation Day - Portway Hill, Rowley 10:30 - 2:00
Saturday 4 March (Geoconservation Day): Portway Hill, Rowley. Meet at St. Brades Close at 10.30. Directions: from Birmingham New Road (A4123) turn left on to Tower Road if coming from Birmingham, right if coming from Wolverhampton. Just after Bury Hill park, turn left onto St. Brades Close. Wear old work clothes, waterproofs and stout footwear. Please bring gloves and spades, brushes and trowels for another session at this important site. Bring packed lunch. Finish at 2.30.
Map to Rowley Quarry
AGM + Volcanics in Costa Rica
AGM + Volcanics in Costa Rica 7:00 -
Monday 20 March 2017 (Indoor meeting 7.00 for 7.30 start): AGM + 'Volcanics in Costa Rica'. Speaker: Andy Harrison.
Map to Dudley Archives