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May 2024

Wednesday 22 May

Geo-natter

Wednesday, 22 May 2024 01:30pm
Geo-natter

A chance to look at rocks and fossils, chat informally to others, ask questions about geology and find out what’s happening locally

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

Wednesday 05 Jun

Geo-natter

Wednesday, 05 Jun 2024 01:30pm
Geo-natter

A chance to look at rocks and fossils, chat informally to others, ask questions about geology and find out what’s happening locally

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.

Fossil Grove Open Afternoon

Sunday, 16 Jun 2024 12:00pm
Fossil Grove Open Afternoon

Tours of the Fossil House and the quarry and activities for children

Wednesday 19 Jun

Geo-natter

Wednesday, 19 Jun 2024 01:30pm
Geo-natter

A chance to look at rocks and fossils, chat informally to others, ask questions about geology and find out what’s happening locally

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

Fossil Grove Open Afternoon

Sunday, 21 Jul 2024 12:00pm
Fossil Grove Open Afternoon

Tours of the Fossil House and the quarry and activities for children

August 2024

Fossil Grove Open Afternoon

Sunday, 18 Aug 2024 12:00pm
Fossil Grove Open Afternoon

Tours of the Fossil House and the quarry and activities for children

Saturday 24 Aug

Longniddry to Aberlady shore

Saturday, 24 Aug 2024 10:00am
Longniddry to Aberlady shore

This excursion will illustrate the cyclic pattern of the sedimentation of Carboniferous (Dinantian) rocks exposed between Craigielaw Point and Aberlady Point.