2 0 2 4 - E V E N T S L I S T Newsletter May 2023 Field Trips Programme Earth Discovery at Brunel University Monthly Lectures on Zoom ROCK SHOW ONLINE! About HHGS Local Geology Stanmore Gravel Project Chalk Connections HHGS on YouTube HHGS Geological Sights! Maurer's Tectonics JOIN US! HHGS on [X] formerly Twitter Previous Newsletters Geology Links and Local Groups 50th Anniversary Celebrations (2023)

50th Anniversary Field Trip Re-enactment
WESTON-SUPER-MARE & MENDIPS
Visit to HHGS Anniversary Bench
at Pretty Corner,
Eastcote
5 - 22 February 2024
Uxbridge Rock Show!
FREE! At Uxbridge Library every day
Special event "Maurer Tectonics" Sat 17th Feb, 10-12 o'clock!
Our 'Pop-up Museum' has specimen fossils, rocks and minerals on display. Over 100 rocks for you to handle: igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary, fluorescent minerals that glow in the dark, fossil-sorting, new displays each year.
Bring your family and friends!
If you can help out, please get in touch: contact@hhgs.org.uk
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Wednesday February 14th Monthly Meeting
8pm Lecture on Zoom
Title: Lorna’s Seeds Urban Mining Project: Phytomining of nanoparticles.
Speaker: Dr Lorna Anguilano, Brunel University
To attend as a visitor, please email: contact@hhgs.org.uk
Regular visitors will be asked to become members.
Lecture Details
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Join us on a local walk in March!
1. Building Stones of Uxbridge
2. Walk the new Geotrail on Harrow Weald Common
Email: contact@hhgs.org.uk for more details

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2024 Programme
Residential trips under consideration are for Hampshire and Dorset, the Black Country Geopark and a return to Suffolk. Please get in touch if you are interested in going.
Please email: contact@hhgs.org.uk


STANMORE GRAVEL PROJECT
Research project investigating the gravel on Harrow Weald Common. We are planning to expose a vertical section, more details here
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CHALK CONNECTIONS
Following our successful event for the
Colne Valley Park Festival, see the online display:
NEW! Chalk Connections on our Local Geology page
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'Maurer Force' is gaining recognition in Japan
Professor Emeritus Shigeyuki Suzuki Department of Earth Sciences Okayama University Japan is collaborating with our very own Bob Maurer and members Dr Douwe van der Meer and Allan Wheeler to determine if the calculations in Bob's book can be used where the presently accepted Hess theory of subduction does not yield the answers. See Prof Suzuki's thoughts on the Maurer Force:
Prof Suzuki's consideration of Maurer Force
click for our Rock Show Online
Newsletters
Golden Anniversary Newsletter Jan 2023
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Autumn 2022 Newsletter
Formed in 1973, the Society's aim is to advance public appreciation of geology by observation, discussion, field studies, research, illustrated talks and exhibitions. Memberships embraces all age groups from 16 years upwards, regardless of gender or race, and includes those with widely diversified interests. We have a lively program of meetings held on the second Wednesday of each month. Exhibitions at locations throughout the London Boroughs of Harrow and Hillingdon, and elsewhere, give members an opportunity to display aspects of their particular interests and their collections. We also have a good field trip programme to suit all tastes.