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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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 – 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.

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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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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