A science walk and talk along Kenilworth Common

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

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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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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Charnwood Forest Field Trip – Nick Chidlaw

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

The giant pliosaur, Steve Etches and David Attenborough

If you missed this riveting documentary on BBC you can catch up using the BBC iplayer (click the hyperlink). This was described as a 1 in a billion find, such is the importance of this discovery. Be amazed at how Steve and his friends designed a skid mounted box to recover this huge and importnat …

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