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Open Day at the British Geological Survey, Keyworth – Saturday 12 October
Oct04

Open Day at the British Geological Survey, Keyworth – Saturday 12 October

Join Rockwatch and the British Geological Survey for their Open Day. ‘Geoscience is for Everyone’ is the theme and there will be lots of hands-on activities, talks and tours.  You’ll also be able to see how new technology and data is used to deliver world-leading research to sense, understand and predict the Earth’s behaviour. Join us at The British Geological Survey, Kingsley Dunham Centre, Keyworth,...

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Rockwatch at Ware Museum – August 2019
Jul30

Rockwatch at Ware Museum – August 2019

We recently had a great day at Ware Museum in Hertfordshire – a day of geological fun! We were there with Jurassic Dioramas, fossil plaster casting, puzzles and more and the sun shone!  Both outside and inside and outside this wonderful little museum was a hive of activity.  Thank you everyone who came along and joined us in this geology day!  

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What’s in the Latest Issue of the Rockwatch Magazine – Issue 82
Jul28

What’s in the Latest Issue of the Rockwatch Magazine – Issue 82

Issue 82 Contents List: published July 2019 ABSOLUTELY MARBLEOUS ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 ABSOLUTELY MARBLEOUS Summer Inspiration Our full summer programme of events to come Morocco – it’s just like Devon Familiar sights in far-off places New Light on Mass Extinction What Happened 66 mya? Discovering Mary Anning’s Fish-Lizard Volunteer’s detective work pays off Bird’s Feet and Dogs Too!...

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Fossil hunting and geology on the Dorset Coast 29 July – 2 August
May23

Fossil hunting and geology on the Dorset Coast 29 July – 2 August

Rockwatchers had a fabulous time on our annual residential fieldtrip to the wonderful coast of Dorset and Devon.  Five days exploring the exceptional geology of the area, hunting for fossils and walking in the steps of famous geologists from long ago!  And they even managed a boat trip and visit to Brownsea Island! Look out for our annual trip to the Jurassic Coast and book for next year.  It’s an experience not to be missed. ...

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Residential Fieldtrip to Fife in Scotland – 27 to 31 July 2019
May23

Residential Fieldtrip to Fife in Scotland – 27 to 31 July 2019

Rockwatchers had a great fieldtrip to a beautiful part of the Scottish coast with Angus Miller.  Sedimentary and igneous rocks as well as giant millipede and eurypterid tracks and volcanic vents along with sandy beaches and rocky headlands.  An amazing opportunity for geological exploration!

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Yorkshire Coast Fieldtrip – Saturday 20 July
May23

Yorkshire Coast Fieldtrip – Saturday 20 July

Glorious Yorkshire!  Rockwatchers will be visiting the Yorkshire coast in July, to the SSSI at Skipsea Withlow to look at the Quaternary stratigrapy and the erosion of the Holderness coast.  Fabulous day out!  

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