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Warwickshire Museum reopens with geology galore!
Feb23

Warwickshire Museum reopens with geology galore!

Warwickshire Museum has finally completed a renovation of its Market Hall Museum and has now re-opened.  It is celebrating by displaying Warwickshire’s geological riches with rock and fossil specimens, artwork and models.  One of the models on display is an Ichthyosaur made of Lego consisting of nearly 4,000 bricks.  And we are pleased to say that part of the money to make this model came from the Geologists’ Association...

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Dorset Residential Fieldtrip – Sunday 30 July to Thursday 3 August 2017
Feb14

Dorset Residential Fieldtrip – Sunday 30 July to Thursday 3 August 2017

Rockwatch will again be exploring the amazing Jurassic World Heritage Coast of Dorset and East Devon.  This will be its 15th Residential trip there and it never ceases to be the most exciting event with new finds and places to explore every time. This year there is a slight change in the timings and the trip now runs from Sunday to Thursday. We will again be staying at Leeson House Field Studies Centre which has excellent facilities. ...

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New books for keen Fossil Hunters
Jan26

New books for keen Fossil Hunters

Two brilliant guides have just been published that are a great guide for anyone wishing to explore the rocks and fossils of Bracklesham and Bognor in West Sussex.  David Bone is the author and he’s well known to Rockwatch members as he has led us on trips to the area.  In fact, there’s another one that he is leading on Monday April 10th.   (Places are filling up fast so book quickly if you’d like to come along!)  His...

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What’s in the latest issue of the Rockwatch Magazine – Issue 74
Jan25

What’s in the latest issue of the Rockwatch Magazine – Issue 74

Issue 74 contents list: published December 2016 heart-to-heart ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 HEART TO HEART FOSSILS GALORE Check out some of the trips we’ve been on or, better still, join us on some of the new trips and find your own fabulous fossils. Register early online and check for trips in the Events Booklet issued with each issue of the magazine and on the website. ROCKSTAR EXCELLENCE See some of the stunning...

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Behind the Scenes at the Oxford University Museum – Saturday 8th April 2017
Jan24

Behind the Scenes at the Oxford University Museum – Saturday 8th April 2017

Meet some very old fossils!  Go behind the scenes with Rockwatch at the Oxford Museum of Natural History and have a close encounter with some of it’s hidden treasures.  You’ll be taken around by geologists who work there who will share their expertise with you.  Only 40 parents and children (who must be over 7) can go on this event and they will be in groups of 10.  It’s a fabulous opportunity to see what the general...

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Rockwatch Competition Prizegiving 2016
Oct10

Rockwatch Competition Prizegiving 2016

Winners of this year’s Rockstars and Rockwatch Young Writers Competitions came along to a special Prizegiving event on Friday 28 October 2016 at the Anglo American HQ in London.  They were delighted to receive their prizes and are already planning their entriees for next year!  Hope you are too! Thanks to Anglo American Group Foundation for hosting this special occasion....

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