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Events - 2019 Programme                                       PRINTER FRIENDLY

Further trips and talks will be scheduled as the year progresses. Please check the BGG website or email the organisers before any event for the latest update.

Saturday April 27th 2019 1:00am-4:00pm

AGM & EVENT POSPONED DUE TO WEATHER WARNING

Bucks Geology Group AGM, 1:00pm - 1:30pm at Buckingham Old Gaol. followed by a

Visit to Buckingham Sandpit, 2 - 4pm, with Jill Eyers - a rare opportunity to discover the ice age features of this usually locked site of geological interest. BOOKING ESSENTIAL Contact Mike Palmer on 01296 325223 or mpalmer@buckscountymuseum.org for further information and to book your place

Saturday May 4th 2019 11:00pm-4:00pm

Bath Geological Society visit to the Etches Collection & Kimmeridge Bay, Dorset Leader: Graham Hickman. The Etches Collection (in the Museum of Jurassic Marine Life) is the largest, single collection of Kimmeridge fossils in the UK. Graham Hickman will lead our visit to Kimmeridge Bay SSSI in the morning where most of the collection was discovered. We will have lunch in Kimmeridge, and after lunch will visit the Museum. Kimmeridge Bay car park fee: £5.00. Museum entrance fee: £6.00 per person (min.10 people), otherwise £8.00 per person (includes 12 months complimentary admission to the Etches Collection), and free parking. Bucks Geology Group members wishing to join this trip will also pay a £3 non-Bath-Geological-Society-members fee and must contact Bob Mustow on 01249-443019 or field@bathgeolsoc.org.uk to sign up in advance.

Saturday June 15th 2019 time:tbc

Visit to Kensworth Quarry with Mick Oates (date and timings to be confirmed). A rare opportunity to visit this large working chalk quarry just over the county border near Whipsnade. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Contact Mike Palmer on 01296 325223 or mpalmer@buckscountymuseum.org for further information and to book your place.

A Saturday in July 2019 TBC

North Lincolnshire Geology (details to be confirmed) North Lincolnshire Geology Trip with Mick Oates. Further details nearer the time.

Saturday August 10th 2019 time:10:00am-12:45pm

Geological Walk around West Wycombe Hill & Bradenham Pudding Stones. with Jill Eyers. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Contact Jill Eyers contact Jill Eyers - Tel: 01494 881325 or email j.eyers@btopenworld.com for further information and to book your place. .

Saturday September 21st 2019 time:10:00am-12 noon

Visit to Stowe Quarry with Jill Eyers. Optional building stones walk around Stowe Landscape Gardens (National Trust charges apply) in the afternoon. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Contact Jill Eyers - Tel: 01494 881325 or email j.eyers@btopenworld.com for further information and to book your place. .

Saturday October 19th 2019 time:tbc

What's in Store? A behind-the-scenes look at Bucks County Museum's geology collections with Mike Palmer. 10 -11am with a second repeat session 12 noon - 1pm. Bucks County Museum Resource Centre, Halton. Places limited. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Contact Mike Palmer on 01296 325223 or mpalmer@buckscountymuseum.org for further information and to book your place. .

Saturday November 16th 2019 time:tbc

Hands-on Rocks Workshop with Jill Eyers. Bucks County Museum Resource Centre, Halton. Places limited. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Contact Mike Palmer on 01296 325223 or mpalmer@buckscountymuseum.org for further information and to book your place. .

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This list will be updated regularly - Last updated on 26th April 2019.