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14-16/07/17 Self Led Charnwood Forest  
01/07/2017   British Geological Survey Open Day at Keyworth  
17/06/2017 Self Led Building Stones of Canary Wharf  
13/05/2017 Di Clements Gilbert's Pit  
08/04/2017 Self led Pulhamite exhibition at Lowewood Museum in Hoddesdon, Hertforshire  
18/03/2017 Self led Volcano exhibition in the Bodleian’s Weston library in Oxford  
Sun 21/08/2016 Di Clements Following the River Tyburn  
Tue 26/07-Mon 08/08/16 Paul Olver Idar Oberstein - Centre for Gem Stones  
Fri-Sun 15-17/07/2016 Allan Wheeler Charnwood Forest, Leicester Museum, Mountsorrel Heritage Centre  
Sat 18/06/2016 Allan Wheeler Brownsea Island (could stay in Poole area on Saturday Night)  
Sun 22/05/2016 Allan Wheeler London Building Stones - Victoria Embankment  
Sun 17/04/2016 Allan Wheeler Harwich and Wrabness, Essex  
Sat 19/03/2016 Allan Wheeler Eastbourn - Chalk of Beachy Head  
Sat 27/02/2016 Allan Wheeler Ice Age Ilford exhibition  
Fri 16 - Mon 19/10/15   Sidmouth Science Week
Link to writeup
Saturday 15/08/2015 Paul Sowan Riddlesdown Quarry  
Thur 9 - Tues 14/07/2015 Paul Olver Cornwall  
Fri 27 - Tues 31/03/2015   Scarborough  
Sunday 25/01/2015 John Cooper Booth Museum of Natural History, Brighton  
Wed-Wed 17-24/09/2014   Anglesey  
Sat 26/07/2014 Allan Wheeler University of Oxford Museum of Natural History  
Fri-Mon 27-30/06/2014   Malvern / Abberley Hills  
28/05/2014   H G Matthews Brickworks, Bellingdon, Chesham
Fri-Mon 11-14/04/2014   Somerset Weekend  
Sat 29/03/2014   Dorking Museum and Heritage Centre  
Sat 18/01/2014 Self Led Sedgwick Museum  
Sun 27/10/2013 Self Led Geology of War Memorials  
Sat 28/09/2013 Self Led City of London Cemetary Walk  
Sat 10/08/2013 Jill Eyers Buckinghamshire  
Sun 14/07/2013 Di Clements Lost Waters of Islington  
May/June 2013 Self Led Guernsey  
Sat 20/04/2013   Bluewater Quarry and Dartford Museum  
Sat 06/04/2013 John Arthurs King Solomon's Mines - One Day Practical Workshop.  
Sat 20 /10/2012 Self Led Bath  
Fri 14 - Mon 17/09/2012 Self Led Portland  
Fri 20/07/2012   JET Visit to Harwell  
Sun 15/07/2012 Self Led Green Chain Geo-trail - Part 2  
Sat 23/06/2012   Whitechappel Bell Foundry  
Sun 01/07/2012 Self Led Green Chain Geo-trail - Part 1  
12/05/12 - 19/05/12 Dr Bernard J Skillerne de Bristow Assynt  
Sun 15/04/2012 Peter Austen Smokejack's Pit  
Sat 14/04/2012   Trent Park Geological Walk  
Fri 30/09/11 - 03/10/11 Bob Symes, Roger LeVoir and Keith Collier South Devon
Link to review
Saturday 13/08/11   Reading formation (Northwood) and chalk (Denham)  
Monday 25/07/11 Somerset Earth Science Centre Mendips - Silurian volcanics and Carboniferous limestone  
Sat-Sat 18-25/06/11   Isle of Wight  
Sunday 22/05/11   Purfleet anticline and Chafford Hundred geological walk  
Saturday 30/04/11   Sedgwick Museum - Cambridge  
Thu-Mon 7-11/04/11   Yorkshire Dales
Link to review
Sat 12/03/11 Geologist from Hanson Bristol - two limestone quarries  
Sat 20/11/2010   Sedgwick Museum - Cambridge  
Sat 13/11/2010 Open Day Harwell - Diamond Synchrotron  
10-13/09/2010 Self led Dorset Coast  
Fri - Sun 20-22/08/10 Self led Charnwood Forrest  
Sat 07/08/2010 Self led Sussex coast  
Sun 06/06/2010 Dr Heather Viles Building Stones Walk in Oxford  
Sat 22/05/2010 Self led Herne Bay and Pegwell Bay
Link to review
Sun 27/03/2010   Diamond Synchrotron - Open Day
Link to review
Sun 06/03/2010   Oxford University Museum
Link to review
Fri-Mon 18-21/09/09 Return to the Jurassic coast - Looking at the Purbeck based in Swanage. Studland (Chalk/Tertiary contact) and disused coastal quarries.  
Mon-Mon 3-10/08/09 Roger Suthren Pembrokeshire  
Sun 5th July Bedfordshire: Lower Greensand, Lower chalk, optional ride on leighton Buzzard railway.  
Tue 23/06/09 Peterborough Museum  
Sat 16/05/2009 Down House - in honour of Charles Darwin's bicentenial.  
Fri-Mon 17-20/04/09 Black country - Wren's nest Geological Nature Reserve, Dudley Museum and a selection of preserved quarries.  
Tue 20/01/09 Natural History Museum - visit to the Earth Science Library  
Sat 22/11/08 Natural History Museum - Darwin Centre and Exhibition  
Fri 26 - Sun 28/09/2008 Self Led Jurassic Coast 4 - Purbeck starting at Warbarrow Bay.  
Sun 14/09/2008 Peter Austen / Kent Geological Society Smokejack's Pit  
Sun 27/07/2008 Walton-on-the-Naze
Link to review
Sat 21/06/2008 Self Led The stones of Kensal Green Cemetery using Eric Robinson's notes  
21/05 - 04/06/2008 Roger Suthren The Auvergne. This is our 35th Anniversary Field Trip.  
Sat 03/05/2008 Peter & Joyce Austen / Ken Brooks Hastings  
Sun 27/04/2008 Peter Austen / Kent Geological Society Smokejack's Pit  
Fri 11 - Sun 13/04/2008 Self Led Malvern Weekend - Huntsman's Limestone Quarry and Malvern/Abberly Hills Geopark trails  
Wed 26/03/2008 Behind the scenes tour NHM Palaeontology Conservation Unit
Link to review
Sun 09/09/2007 Peter & Joyce Austen Smokejacks Pit - Please read the information and risk assessment (links on the right)  
September 2007 Self Led Jurassic Coast III - Weekend trip to Dorset (Portland and section east of Weymouth including Worbarrow Bay).  
Wed 19 - Wed 26/09/2007 David Quirk & Dave Burnett Isle of Man  
Sun 15/07/2007 Brickworks Museum Bursledon, Hants – meet 10:30 o/s museum  
Sat 23/06/2007 Paul Rainey Epsom Wells and Epsom Salts – Join a geological/historical walk for the Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society - (to be confirmed following enquiry) – meet Epsom station 14:00  
Sun 29/04/2007 Peter & Joyce Austen Smokejacks Pit  
Fri - Sun 20-22/04/2007 Fred Broadhurst Peak District  
Tue 06/03/2007 Tim Ewin - Acting curator of Geology Behind the scenes visit to Bristol Museum  
03 - 06/01/2007 Ussher Society Conference. There will be field trips on the 3rd and 6th January  
Sun 15/10/06 Allan Wheeler "Terracotta Tour" of the NHM - Meet 10:00 inside the main entrance
Link to review
Sept - early October Bob Symes Dartmoor  
Sunday 10/09/06 Ed Jarzembowski Smokejacks Pit, Ockley Brick Works, Surrey  
Sunday 06/08/06 Allan Wheeler Building Stones of Dorking  
Saturday 15/07/06 Charles Hiscock Bristol / Gloucester area  
Sat 03 - Sat 10/06/06 Ralph Nichols Jersey  
21/03/06 Ed Jarzembowski Maidstone Museum, joint trip with Kent Geological Society
15/10/2005 Merehead Quarry, Mendips.  
18/09/2005 Ed Jarzembowski Smokejacks Pit, Ockley Brick Works, Surrey  
03-04/09/2005 Jurassic Coast II - Golden Cap Eastwards.
06/07/2005 Diana Smith Evening Geological Walk around Guildford
Link to review
28/05-04/06/2005 John Arthurs North of Ireland
Link to North of ireland review
19/02/2005 Chris Andrews Bedford Museum
06/07/2004 GA Reunion, Cardiff (Saturday) Big Pit (Sunday)
09/10/2004 Fred Coulter Isle of Sheppey. Joint trip with Brent GS
Link ti Isle of Sheppey Review
15/08/2004 The Stones of Brookwood Necropolis, Woking
Link to Brookwood Necropolis review
11/07/2004 Hastings
Link to Hastings Review
13/06/2004 Diane Clements

Geological walk over Hampstead Heath

Link to Hampstead Heath review
23-25/04/2004 Bob Symes Jurassic Coast I, Devon and Dorset
Link to Jurassic Coast 1 Review
28/03/2004 David Lancaster Crystal Palace Park, London
Link Crystal Palace Review
13-27/09/2003 Roger Suthren Languedoc

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