The UK's Nationwide Geology Club for Children

Beat the Summer Holiday Boredom and Become and Rockstar!
Jun29

Beat the Summer Holiday Boredom and Become and Rockstar!

If you’re looking for ways to ease the holiday boredom then our summer competition might cheer you up, and you could end up being a Rockstar! Every year, Rockwatchers from around the UK enjoy putting together geology projects on topics that inspire them, and submit them to our Rockstar Young Geologists’ Competition. Children and young people from ages 4-18 take part, whether they’re newbies discovering geology for...

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Come Fossil Hunting at Kings Dyke Nature Reserve, Peterborough
Jun22

Come Fossil Hunting at Kings Dyke Nature Reserve, Peterborough

Join us for the next Rockwatch field trip on Saturday 2 July 2022 to Kings Dyke Nature Reserve near Peterborough. The area is historically famous for brick making thanks to the abundant clay pits but it is also extremely rich in Jurassic-age fossils. Many of the original pits have been made into nature reserves and it’s one of these we’ll be visiting. With the help of Rockwatch Guides, Rockwatchers are very likely to find...

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Enjoy the Summer Science Exhibition 2022
Jun22

Enjoy the Summer Science Exhibition 2022

The Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition 2022 which takes place from 6-10 July will appeal to many Rockwatchers, whether you are able to visit in person or online. There will be a mix of fascinating talks and hands-on interactive sessions on a wide range of science topics. including how scientists are using everyday items from waste to replace oil and discover more about the first meteorite fall in the UK for 30 years....

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Rockstar Young Geologists’ Competition 2022 Details Announced
Jun06

Rockstar Young Geologists’ Competition 2022 Details Announced

It’s that time of year again when we announce details of our annual geologists’ competition called Rockstars! Once a year we challenge young people to express their creativity and knowledge of geology, using their choice of media. Anyone under the age of 18 can enter and you have all summer to put your masterpieces together! You can find out more about the competition including key dates and top tips on what and how to...

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Rockwatch Field Trip Update
Apr28

Rockwatch Field Trip Update

The Hastings field trip is now FULL but don’t worry – there are still some spaces on our other planned field trips including – Saturday, 11 June 2022 14:00 – 16:00 Pebble Hunt at Thorndon Country Park Thorndon Country Park, Brentwood Essex Saturday, 18 June 2022 All Day Yorkshire Jurassic Coast trip to Whitby Saturday, 2 July 2022 All Day Kings Dyke Nature Reserve, Peterborough Saturday, 16 July 2022 –...

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Fond Farewell to Rockwatch’s Geraldine
Apr19

Fond Farewell to Rockwatch’s Geraldine

After more than 20 years of Rockwatch adventures, our amazing Geraldine is hanging up her hard hat to enjoy a new challenge. Many of our Rockwatchers will know Geraldine, who has managed the memberships and events for Rockwatch over the years. She’s also played a big part on our field trips and helped the Geologists’ Association in this capacity too. We know she won’t be far away and will keep in touch (and hopefully...

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