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 9 December 2019. Members please check your email for any last minute changes
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Geoconservation Day: Barrow Hill
7 December –
Saturday 7 December (Geoconservation Day): Barrow Hill. Directed by the Barrow Hill LNR warden. Meet on Vicarage Lane off High Street, Pensnett (A4101), at the top end near to the nature reserve and St. Marks Church, at 10.30. The day will involve vegetation clearance in the East Quarry. Wear old clothing and stout boots or wellies. Please bring gloves and tools if you can, i.e. brushes, trowels, loppers, saws, rakes etc. Safety glasses and hard hats will be provided where necessary. Bring a packed lunch and hot drink. We will aim to finish around 2.30.
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Members' Evening and Christmas Social
Monday 16 December (Indoor Meeting, 7.00 for 7.30 start): Members' Evening and Christmas Social. The BCGS Members' evening is always a special occasion and this year members will be treated to three 20 minute talks, plus a buffet, and various objects from the Dudley Museum archive to identify. The first 20 minute talk will be from Ray Pratt on the heat network potential of the Sherwood Sandstone underlying Solihull, the second from John & Julie Schroder on the geology of the Kerlingarfjöll mountain range in Iceland, and to complete the evening Graham Worton will give insights into dinosaurs old and new during a guided tour of the Museum.
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