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 and Zoom meetings 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 address on the Contacts page).

Any non-members wishing to attend our virtual meetings should contact our Meetings Secretary for instructions (email address on the Contacts page).

Other contact details are also available on our Contact us page.

Updated 13 October 2023.

Members please check your email for any last minute changes.

Recordings of some of our virtual talks can be found on our YouTube channel.

Events in November–December 2023

  • 11 November (1 event)
    Geoconservation Day - Portway Hill, Rowley

    Geoconservation Day - Portway Hill, Rowley   10.00 - 1.30

    Saturday 11 November (Geoconservation Day): Portway Hill, Rowley. In collaboration with the Friends of Rowley Hills and the B&BC Wildlife Trust.  Meet at St Brades Close just off Tower Road at 10.00 (Grid ref: SO 974 893, nearest PC: B69 1NH). Directions: from Birmingham New Road (A4123) turn left onto Tower Road if coming from Birmingham, right if coming from Wolverhampton. Just after Bury Hill park, turn left onto St Brades Close. Wear old clothes, waterproofs and stout footwear. Please bring gloves. Tools will be provided but do feel free to bring your own. Also bring a packed lunch. Hot drinks will be provided. Finish around 1.30.
    Click here for a Google map of the location.

  • 9 December (1 event)
    Geoconservation - Saltwells NNR

    Geoconservation - Saltwells NNR   10.00 - 2.30

    Saturday 9 December (Geoconservation Day): Saltwells National Nature Reserve. Directed by the Reserve Wardens and the Friends of Saltwells NNR. Meet at the Wardens Hut adjacent to the Nature Reserve car park (Grid ref: SJ 934 868) on Saltwells Lane at 09.45 for a 10.00 start. Wear old clothes, waterproofs and stout footwear or wellies. Please bring gloves. Tools are provided. Either bring packed lunch or hot food can be acquired from the Saltwells Inn adjacent to the car park. Finish at 2.30.
    Click here for a Google map of the location.