Ask a Geologist

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.

Ask a Geologist

WGCG will hold a stall within Warwick Museum for the general public to come along and chat with a geologist. We will have a number of specimens and slides available from the WGCG collection. Visitors are encouraged to bring along a sample or two they have collected and would like to discuss. Supported by wherecanwego.com & …

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Charnwood Forest Field Trip

Note the date: Nick Chidlaw will lead a field weekend around Charnwood commencing Friday September 20 ending Sunday 22 September 2024. Details to follow. Details to follow

Minerals, Rocks & Fossils Workshop-‘Identifying Specimens’

10:00 – 11:00 Introductionary presentations on the petrology and classifications of each of the major groups 11:30 – 15:00 rotating sessions of practical hands on specimen inspection and identification. There will be 5 tables each exhibiting one of the following; Fossils, Minerals, Igneous rocks, Sedimentary rocks or Metamorphic rocks. The WGCG specimen collection will be …

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Oct 14th Earth Science Week – Geo-conservation at Kenilworth Cutting

The problem with inland exposures is they require regular maintenance otherwise they become quickly overgrown and lost. This LGS exposure along the Kenilworth greenway is an importnat outcrop of Early Permian Kenilworth sandstone which we plan to use for field excursions during 2024.