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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Field Trip to Hill Farm, Maxstoke & Corley Rocks – 19/8/23 by Mike Allen

This excursion examines two sites offering perhaps the best exposures of the late Carboniferous Red-Beds of the “Warwickshire Group” currently available in the north of the county. They are located on opposite sides of the Warwickshire Coalfield (an uplifted area known as the Coventry Horst) and both display outcrops of current-bedded sandstone delivered by large …

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