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June 2018

The icing on the cake (Geology Section)

Sat. 9 June 2018 at 10:30 am
Teign Heritage Centre, Teignmouth, 29 French Street
Teignmouth, Devon TQ14 8ST United Kingdom

A talk ‘The icing on the cake, the Quaternary in Devon’ by Dr Jenny Bennett (DA Geology Hon Secretary). This talk has been re-scheduled from 3 March.

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Field Trip Sandway Cellar (Geology Section)

Sat. 30 June 2018

Day field trip with Dr Meriel Fitzpatric (Plymouth University) to Sandway Cellar, Kingsand. Please book by 20th June.

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July 2018

Field Trip Blackingstone & Vitifer (Geology Section)

Sat. 14 July 2018

Day field trip with Dr Richard Scrivener to Blackingstone Quarry and Birch Tor/Vitifer. Please book by 4th July.

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September 2018

Field Trip Forest of Dean (Geology Section)

Fri. 21 September 2018 - Sun. 23 September 2018

Weekend Field trip with Dave Green. More geology of the Forest of Dean. Please book by 17th February.

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November 2018

Devonian extinctions in Devon (Geology Section)

Sat. 17 November 2018 at 10:30 am
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

A talk by Dr Kevin Page (Plymouth University) on ‘Devonian extinctions in Devon'. Booking not necessary.

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January 2019

AGM 2019 (Geology Section)

Sat. 19 January 2019 at 10:30 am
Torquay Museum, 529 Babbacombe Road
Torquay, Devon TQ1 1HG

AGM followed by a joint meeting with the Torquay Museum Society at 11.30am. A talk  'Jurassic calamari: new research on fossil squid-like cephalopods from the Wessex basin - the legacy of Mary Anning, Henry…

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March 2019

Digging Dartmoor Dirt (Geology Section)

Sat. 16 March 2019 at 10:30 am
Teign Heritage Centre, Teignmouth, 29 French Street
Teignmouth, Devon TQ14 8ST United Kingdom

The Brendan Moore Lecture "A wellied sleuth digs the dirt on Dartmoor". A talk  by Dr Tim Harrod (Soil Survey, retired).

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April 2019

Fforest Fawr Geopark (Geology Section)

Sat. 13 April 2019 - Sun. 14 April 2019
£20

An excursion to Fforest Fawr Geopark (north of Newport). To be led by Dr Tony Ramsay from Cardiff University. The two-day field excursion will focus on the geology and links between geology, geo-exploitation and…

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May 2019

Leats and Landscape (Geology and IA Sections)

Sat. 11 May 2019 at 10:00 am
£3 – £4

Exploring the leats and the landscape around Exe Island, Exeter. With Martin Watts and Jenny Bennett. We meet at 10 am the Mill on the Exe Restaurant/pub for a short talk about the area…

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June 2019

Glacial History of Wales & SW England (Geology Section)

Sat. 8 June 2019 at 10:30 am
Teign Heritage Centre, Teignmouth, 29 French Street
Teignmouth, Devon TQ14 8ST United Kingdom

A lecture by Professor Phil Hughes (University of Manchester).

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August 2019

Visit to Gara Rock (Geology Section)

Sat. 31 August 2019 at 10:30 am

A field trip to the vicinity of Gara Rock in the South Hams. To be led by Chris Adams (Kingsbridge U3A) and John Mather (Emeritus Prof, Royal Holloway). Meet at the honesty box car…

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September 2019

The Etches Collection and the Jurassic Coast (Geology Section)

Fri. 13 September 2019 - Sun. 15 September 2019
£40

An exciting opportunity to visit the world-famous Jurassic Coast with Prof Malcolm Hart as our expert leader. On Saturday morning we plan to visit the Kimmeridge foreshore. We will have lunch and then visit…

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