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 10 August 2019. Members please check your email for any last minute changes
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Lydney Cliffs, Gloucestershire
15 June –
Saturday 15 June (Field Meeting): Lydney Cliffs, Gloucestershire, led by John Moseley (Gloucestershire Geoconservation Trust). Meet at 10.30 at Lydney Docks. Good parking at east end of Harbour Road, (GR 647013). Views of River Severn and south to Aust Cliffs, walk along low cliff to access Lydney Cliff section (caution required!), to examine Pridolian sequences. Lunch in Lydney, or at Parkend, 2 miles north of Lydney. Afternoon: Visit to Meezy Hurst (GR 64110896) which displays part of the Westphalian succession and gives an indication of the intra-Carboniferous unconformable contact with the more steeply folded underlying dolomitic limestone at Howbeach Slade (GR 64650905). Finish around 4.00. Bring a packed lunch or there may be an opportunity to buy lunch in Lydney or at the Forest of Dean VC.
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