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February 2020

March 2020

April 2020

Friday 24 Apr


Start date: Friday, 24 Apr 2020 12:00pm
End date: Monday, 27 Apr 2020 12:00pm

1800 Ma gneiss, Precambrian metasediments and fossil stromatolites, the famous Port Askaig Tillite (possible “Snowball Earth”?), low grade metamorphic Dalradian rocks retaining original sedimentary structures, reactivated and reversed extensional faults, substantial mineralisation, 60 Ma igneous intrusions (opening of the Atlantic Ocean) and a large selection of Quaternary Ice Age features.

May 2020

Friday 08 May


Start date: Friday, 08 May 2020 12:00pm
End date: Monday, 11 May 2020 12:00pm

Exposures of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks associated with the Ardnamurchan “textbook volcano”, with examples of mixed magma, ash flows, ring dykes, cone sheets and airfall rocks.

Tuesday 12 May

Port Askaig 2020

Start date: Tuesday, 12 May 2020 09:00am
End date: Wednesday, 13 May 2020 05:00pm
Port Askaig 2020

Presentations of the results of a long-term field campaign on the 1100 m thick Port Askaig Formation focused on the exposures in the Garvellach Islands and Islay

Thursday 14 May

Members’ Night

Thursday, 14 May 2020 07:30pm
Members’ Night

A series of short oral presentations by society members, followed by desktop presentations, nibbles and drinks