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Rocky Roadshow in Norwich on Saturday 29 February – 2020
Feb16

Rocky Roadshow in Norwich on Saturday 29 February – 2020

Come along and join us at the Rocky-Fossil Roadshow in Norwich on Saturday 29 February from 11.00 till 3.00.  There will be displays including local fossil finds, wire wrapping, faceting, tumble polishing, silver smithing, stacking photography, enamelling and more.  Rockwatch will be there with fossil plaster casting.  Suitable for all ages.  Just come along! The day is being organized by the Norfolk Mineral and...

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Geologists’ Association Calendar 2020
Nov14

Geologists’ Association Calendar 2020

The Geologists’ Association Calendar is available and has wonderful photographs for every month. Buy your calendar now.  Just £5.00 plus postage from the Geologists’ Association website.

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Calling all Poets!  Enter the Hugh Miller Writing Competition
Nov12

Calling all Poets! Enter the Hugh Miller Writing Competition

The Hugh Miller Writing competition is named after one of Scotland’s most endearing geologists.  He was one of Scotland’s greatest nature writers and the competition aims to honour Hugh Miller’s legacy by inspiring new, original prose and poetry on the theme of Scotland’s geoheritage.    Young people under 25 are being encouraged to enter – so Rockwatcher’s, here you go!  We all know how talented...

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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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Rockwatch with the Ichthyosaurs in Somerset
Feb20

Rockwatch with the Ichthyosaurs in Somerset

A great time was had by all! Rockwatchers were introduced to the Ichthyosaur fossils at the Alfred Gillet Museum in Street, Somerset. Experts took them on a private tour to see some of the best Ichthyosaur fossils in the country!

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Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor – More reading for you!
Sep28

Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor – More reading for you!

For plate tectonics and the ocean floor, there’s lots of fascinating detail online. Try some of these start words; oceanic crust, oceanic trench, lithosphere, Moho, Glomar Challenger, joidesresolution, black smokers, Alfred Wegener, magnetic stripes. These sites will lead you onto lots of other locations – happy exploring. Also online, Metageologist provides lots of reading about metamorphic rocks and connected topics. If...

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