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Coronavirus COVID-19 Virus – Rockwatch Events
Mar14

Coronavirus COVID-19 Virus – Rockwatch Events

In line with Government advice on dealing with the COVID-19 virus, Rockwatch has very reluctantly decided to suspend its fieldtrips and other planned events until further notice. In view of this we will not be publishing our usual Events booklet with the latest issue of the magazine. We are very sorry to have to disappoint our many Rockwatch club members and families who book onto these events – we’re disappointed too – but the...

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Rockwatch supports Dinosaurs at Barnes Dino Days
Oct18

Rockwatch supports Dinosaurs at Barnes Dino Days

Rockwatch are proud to be supporting Dinosaurs at Barnes – ‘Dino Days’ Hosted by The Dinosaur Society and  WWT London Wetland Centre at The London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth’s Walk, Barnes, London SW13 9WT Friday 28 October – A Conference on dinosaurs with speakers talking about evolution, physiology and palaeogeography.  (This would be suitable for older Rockwatchers who can register at the student price)...

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Fieldtrip to Whitman’s Hill Quarry on 24 September 2016
Aug16

Fieldtrip to Whitman’s Hill Quarry on 24 September 2016

Join us for a great fieldtrip hunting for fossils in a large disused quarry near Great Malvern.  It will be a great day out in Whitman’s Hill Quarry with a fieldtrip led by Mark Baggott and Mark O’Dell.  They are very familiar with the quarry and its rock formations and with the geology which dates back to the Silurian period, approximately 428 million years ago.  There is an abundance of fossils – mainly corals,...

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Rockwatch Field Trip to Much Wenlock
May05

Rockwatch Field Trip to Much Wenlock

Join Rockwatch on our Field Trip to Much Wenlock in Shropshire on Sunday 22 May 10.30 – 3.00. For an exciting new approach to Silurian fossils at Lea Quarry, join Eddie Bailey and Susan Brown. This will be our forth visit to this Rockwatch favourite where we’ll see rocks of the Silurian Period in the Much Wenlock Limestone Formation. The benches and tips in the quarry contain typical reef fossils such as small brachiopods. Lots to...

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