The UK's Nationwide Geology Club for Children

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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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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Rockstar Competition 2019
Aug30

Rockstar Competition 2019

Enter our Rockstar Competition.  Have a go and win a prize. It’s open till 9th September so you have time!  Anything rock, fossil, mineral or dinosaur related.  Great prizes and everyone who enters wins a small prize. Download a competition entry or email Rockwatch to have one sent.  hello@rockwatch.org.uk Good luck!

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Issue 82 of the Rockwatch Magazine
Jul28

Issue 82 of the Rockwatch Magazine

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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