Programme for 2019

Events marked with a map are field trips. Day Field Trips are nearly always held on a Sunday.

Unless otherwise stated, meetings start at 7:15pm (tea/coffee & biscuits) with talks at 7:30pm at Plas Dolerw, Milford Road, Newtown.

Date Event
January 16th

AGM followed by short talk: David Warren - The Geology of Anglesey

February 20th

Guest Speaker - Bob Loveridge: Giant Pterosaurs

March 20th

Guest speaker - Prof. Michael Rosenbaum: The Elan Valley Aqueduct and the Birth of Engineering Geology.

April 17th

Daniel Lockett: FISH - The Fossils in Shropshire Project

April 28th

Aberedw Rocks – led by Dick Waters

May 15th

Guest Speaker – Prof. Neil Glasser: Long-term Thinning of the Antartic Ice-sheet

May 3rd - 6th

Summer Weekend: Pembrokeshire - led by Sid Howells

June 9th

Pontneddfachan led by Dr Gareth George

June 19th

Evening field trip: Middletown Quarry,SJ299 127

July 17th

Prof Cynthia Burek: Geology of Lanzarote

August 21st

Dr Chris Simpson: Introduction to the Geology of the Aegean Island Arc

August 25th

Aberystwyth Coastline led by Dr Charlie Bendal

September 22nd

Woolhope Dome -led by Dr Geoff Steel

September 18th

Dr Keith James: Not Written in Stone: plate tectonics at 50

October 16th

A night of Minerals with Bill Bagley and Michele Becker

November 20st

Member’s evening – Short talks and Buffet