The UK's Nationwide Geology Club for Children

Rocky-Fossil Roadshow on Saturday 29 February – 2020

Come along and join us at the Rocky-Fossil Roadshow!  A great day out for all the family.  No need to book. St George’s Church Hall, Sprowson Road, Norwich NR3 4HZ  11.00 – 3.00

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Geo-Craft Day and Tours at the Natural History Museum – Tuesday 18 February – 2020
Feb04

Geo-Craft Day and Tours at the Natural History Museum – Tuesday 18 February – 2020

Family craft fun!  Rockwatch is having a Geo-Craft Day in the British Geological Survey  shop on the ground floor of the Natural History Museum, London. Come along and make a plaster of Paris trilobite, handle fossils and bring your own to be identified.  Museum experts will then take you on a tour of the Earth Galleries, and tell you the facts and stories behind the exhibits.  We will be making things from 10.00 when the museum opens...

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Dinosaur Competition Time!
Jan21

Dinosaur Competition Time!

Trilobites, Dinosaurs and Mammoths!   Enter our competition to win a copy of James McKay’s book ‘Trilobites, Dinosaurs and Mammoths’ which charts the extraordinary prehistory of the British Isles.  The story is told in 44 paintings, each a snapshot of a specific geological period with maps and explanations. All you have to win one of these two prizes is send us a dinosaur!  Draw, crayon or paint us a dinosaur picture...

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Issue 83 of the Rockwatch Magazine: published Dec 2019
Dec10

Issue 83 of the Rockwatch Magazine: published Dec 2019

Issue 83 Contents List: published Dec 2019 2019-Rockstar-winners ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 2019 ROCKSTAR WINNERS Rockstar Competition Entries and winners Blowholes – a Total Blast! How they’re formed, how they work Beneath the City’s Surface A model full of surprises Phone Age Minerals Use of minerals, now and in the future Going with the flow How Snowdon arrived in Essex! Fabulous Fossils in Morocco...

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Fieldtrip to Scotland for Older Rockwatchers – May 2021
Nov11

Fieldtrip to Scotland for Older Rockwatchers – May 2021

Calling all Rockwatchers over 14!  Are you up for a geological adventure in May 2021. Rockwatch is having a fieldtrip to the north of Scotland.  We are heading to the Inverness area, staying at a hostel in Ancheninver .  We’ll be exploring the geology of that area, visiting Knockan Crag and looking at sites in the North West Scotland Geopark.  The trip is for 4 nights with food and transport from Inverness included. It’s a...

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Festival of Geology on 2nd November
Oct21

Festival of Geology on 2nd November

Join us at University College London for this year’s Festival of Geology.  It’s the largest of it’s kind in the UK and has plenty to do for all ages. Children can enjoy the activities in the Discovery Room with Fossil Plaster casting, fossil identification, a Jurassic Diorama workshop and can discover all about microfossils by peering down a microscope! There are stalls from all over the country where you can find...

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