Ask a Geologist

Warwick Museum Market Place, Warwick

Members of the public are invited to come and engage with WGCG geologists to discuss anything geologically of interest to them. We will have a number of samples and teaching material availabl. Visitors are encouraged to bring along any samples they wish to discuss.

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A science walk and talk along Kenilworth Common

Forge Road, Kenilworth, CV8 2HR Forge Road, Kenilworth, Warwickshire

GeoWeek / Nature Week Event: This event will discuss the geology along the Greenway of Kenilworth Common, discussing the links between geology, pedology, hydrogeology and biodiversity. Evidence for environmental change through geological time will be examined. The walk will terminate at Kenilworth Cutting where we will inspect a geological exposure where we will discuss its ...

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Deep Time Travel Through Old Kenilworth

The car park - Abbey Fields Bridge Street, Kenilworth

GeoWeek / Nature Week Event: Ray Pratt will lead a walk around old Kenilworth to discuss the variety of building stones used in the constuction and ornamentation of the buildings of this historic town. We will meet at 11:50 hrs at Abbey Fields car park for a 12:00 start. Under 16s must be accompanied by ...

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GEOWEEK 2024

GEOWEEK 2024. Commencing Saturday May 25 ending Sunday 2 June 2024. Details to follow.

Kenilworth Cutting Field Visit – Ray Pratt

Ray Pratt will lead a field outing, around the Kenilworth area, visiting 3 sites exposing early Permian rocks, each of which is designated as a Local Geological Site (LGS). We plan to start at 11:00 hrs with an examination of the recently cleared exposure at Kenilworth Cutting on Kenilworth Greenway (LGS 97). Here we will ...

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Gondwana Landscapes: Geology on a Plate – Brian Ellis

Using examples from Australia (mainly South Australia) the talk willexamine existing landscapes which are directly inherited from Gondwana.It will consider the role of their location on the Australian Plate in theconservation of those landscapes and the significance of the dating of thebreakup of Gondwana to the evolution of the geology of Australia. Thetalk will reflect ...

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Lecture: The early evolution of animal life and the generation of form – Frankie Dunn

St Francis 110 Warwick Road, Kenilworth

The rise of the animals was a profound transition in the History of Life; for the first-time organisms were able to engineer the environment around them, altering geochemical cycles, building complex ecosystems and diversifying into myriad forms. However, the rise of the animals is also one of the most controversial episodes in Earth History. Most major ...

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