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 27 June 2021.
We are restarting our field programme with 3 evening trips to Geopark sites with numbers restricted to 25. BCGS indoor meetings will still be held by Zoom and our Meetings Secretary, Keith Elder, will contact members with more details in due course.
Members please check your email for any last minute changes.
Any non-members wishing to attend our virtual meetings should contact our Meetings Secretary for instructions (email address on the Contacts page).
Recordings of some of our virtual talks can be found on our YouTube channel.
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Wednesday 7 July (Evening Field Meeting): 'Rediscovering Black Country Geology and its Impacts on the Landscape 1: Wren's Nest NNR', led by Graham Worton and Andy Harrison. Meet at 6.45 at the wardens' base (SO937921). Park on the roadside of 'Fossil View'. Starting with our oldest local geology, this will be our first in-person meeting since the pandemic. Finish at 8.45 ‑ 9.00 followed by an optional visit to a local pub to socialise and continue discussions.
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Wednesday 21 July (Evening Field Meeting): 'Rediscovering Black Country Geology and its Impacts on the Landscape 2: Saltwells NNR', led by Graham Worton and Andy Harrison. Meet at 6.45 at the main reserve car park (Grid Ref SO933869). At Saltwells we move up the geological column and introduce some Industrial Revolution themes. Finish at 8.45 - 9.00 followed by an optional visit to a local pub to socialise and continue discussions.
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