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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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Rockstar Competiton!
Jun23

Rockstar Competiton!

A perfect time to work on your entry to our Rockstar Competition!  This is a past entry to inspire you – a wood ammonite! Your entry can be anything to do with geology  – rocks, fossils or minerals.  How about a dinosaur picture, a record of your past fossil finds, a story, a film, a snakes and ladders game with dinosaurs and sink holes!  Whatever you like, but it needs geological content that is accurate.  The judges will...

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CANCELLED – Shipwrecks and Beach Hunt in Hastings on Saturday 5 April
Mar02

CANCELLED – Shipwrecks and Beach Hunt in Hastings on Saturday 5 April

I’m afraid that due to the Corona Virus this fieldtrip has had to be cancelled.  We hope we will be able to reschedule it later in the year. So sorry if you have booked and are disappointed.   We will be refunding your registration fee.  Hope to see    

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Great day at the Natural History Museum
Feb20

Great day at the Natural History Museum

Thank you to all the Rockwatchers who came to see us at the Natural History Museum.  We had a great visit and did over 200 fossil plaster casts!  The Museum tours went well too.  Fabulous to meet so many keen children.

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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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