Societies

Geologists’ AssociationAn organisation that brings together enthusiasts of all ages and backgrounds to meet people with similar interests.
Geology TrustsThe national umbrella organisation for county based geo-conservation groups.
The Black Country Geological SocietyBased in Dudley, West Midlands, England and is an Affiliated Society of the Geologists’ Association.
Coventry Canal SocietyFormed in 1957, the Society has always been active in maintaining the Coventry canal and still carries out monthly canal clearance work parties with its own heritage narrow boat ‘PANTHER’.
Warwickshire Industrial Archaeology SocietyThe Warwickshire Industrial Archaeology Society (WIAS), was formed in 1989 with the aim of promoting the study, recording and preservation of the industrial archaeology of Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull.

Things to see and do

Warwick MuseumThe Warwickshire Museum collects, safeguards and makes accessible artefacts, specimens and associated information which we hold in trust.
Our WarwickshireThis website celebrates and shares Warwickshire’s heritage.
Lapworth Museum of GeologyThe Lapworth Museum of Geology dates back to 1880, and is one of the oldest specialist geological museums in the UK.
Wren's Nest - DudleyWren's Nest National Nature Reserve is a classic geological site of exceptional importance.
A.J MugridgeBritain’s last itinerant master brick maker.
Dudley MuseumDudley Museums Service exists for the inspiration, education and enjoyment of everyone.

Education:

Earth Science LessonsEarth Science Lessons - Tungsten, Rocks, Minerals and More!
Earth Learning IdeasInnovative, Earth related teaching ideas.
Earth Science Education UnitThe Earth Science Education Unit, based at Keele University.
Mini Me GeologyGeology supplies, rock and mineral kits for kids.
Oxford University Museum of Natural HistoryDesigned for kids with lots of fun things to do and learn.
RockwatchThe nationwide club for young geologists.
Sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocksA great resource to find out more about sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks - how to identify them, what they are made of, see how they are used and the landscapes they are found in.