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.
Updated 8 April 2019. Members please check your email for any last minute changes
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Field Meeting, Martley Geo-Village
11 May –
Saturday 11 May (Field Meeting): Martley Geo-Village, led by John Nicklin (Teme Valley Geological Society). Meet at 10.30 at Martley Memorial Hall for light refreshments and a pop-up display. Recognised as a Geo-Village, Martley has distinctive geology within its bounds spanning the Palaeozoic and lower Mesozoic. Includes rocks belonging to the Precambrian Malverns Complex, Martley Quartzite, Silurian and Carboniferous mudstones, siltstones and sandstones, Triassic sandstones, and Quaternary sand deposits. By car and/or on foot we will explore local geological sites, finishing around 4.00. Please bring a packed lunch.
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Building Stones of Birmingham from Centenary Square to Brindley Place
Tuesday 21 May (Evening Field Meeting): Building Stones of Birmingham from Centenary Square to Brindley Place, led by Julie Schroder. (Joint meeting for BCGS and the Geological Society WM branch). Meet at 6.00 at the Hall of Memory (eastern end of Centenary Square, close to the Library of Birmingham). Following the two evening Building Stones walks last year, this walk concludes the series of 3 based on the Building Stones Trails created for BCGS by Ruth Siddall. The walk will closely follow the web-based version of Birmingham Building Stones Trail No. 2, which you can find here: bcgs.info/pub/local-geology/building-stone-trails/ There is also a pdf which you can download or print, but the web version has maps, additional photos, plus further information and definitions. Booking required, numbers limited to 20. Please contact Andy Harrison (Field Secretary) to reserve your place: Text or phone: 07973 330706 or email: email@example.com
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