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April 2024

Tuesday 16 Apr

Guided tour of the Glasgow Life geology collection

Tuesday, 16 Apr 2024 02:00pm
Guided tour of the Glasgow Life geology collection

An opportunity to see behind the scenes of the Glasgow Museums Resource Centre and view geology specimens not currently on display

May 2024

Friday 10 May

The Garvellachs

Start date: Friday, 10 May 2024 04:00pm
End date: Monday, 13 May 2024 05:00pm
The Garvellachs

A magnificent section of the glacial Neoproterozoic Port Askaig Formation with a sequence at the base which is a prime candidate for a global “golden spike” or GSSP. We will discuss the concept of snowball earth and assess how the succession here fits with that model.

Saturday 25 May

Pentland Hills

Saturday, 25 May 2024 08:30am
Pentland Hills

A chance to see fossils dating back to the Silurian period, including trilobites, brachiopods, nautiloids, corals and crinoids

June 2024

Saturday 15 Jun

Innellan & Dunoon

Saturday, 15 Jun 2024 08:30am
Innellan & Dunoon

We will study the relationships between the Dalradian metamorphic rocks of the Highlands, the rocks associated with the Highland Boundary Fault, and the younger sedimentary fill of the adjacent Midland Valley.

July 2024

Saturday 06 Jul

Spireslack open-cast mine

Saturday, 06 Jul 2024 09:00am
Spireslack open-cast mine

A visit to Spireslack and Mainshill Wood surface coal mines to examine spectacular exposures of Carboniferous strata on a scale not seen anywhere else in the United Kingdom

September 2024

Saturday 07 Sep

Dunure beach pebble event

Saturday, 07 Sep 2024 10:30am
Dunure beach pebble event

A chance to bring the family along to a fun day out examining beach pebbles and learning more about the geology of this Ayrshire coastal location