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Events - 2017 Programme                                       PRINTER FRIENDLY

Further trips and talks will be scheduled as the year progresses. Please check the BGG website or email the organisers before any event for the latest update.

Saturday February 11th 2017, 10am - 12noon -

Hands-on-with-Fossils: leader Dr. Jill Eyers. . Come to the Museum Resource Centre to learn about fossils and what they tell us about the ancient environment. Meet at Buckinghamshire County Museum Resource Centre, Rowborough Road, Halton, HP22 5PL. To reserve a space contact Jill Eyers: at (j.eyers@btopenworld.com) or call 01494 881325.

Thursday March 9th 2017 at 7:30pm.

Geology of the Jurassic Coast. Talk by Simon Penn. Venue to be confirmed.

Saturday March 25th 2017, 11am - 3pm

Rock and Fossil Day Explore hands-on geology displays. Bring in your own mystery items for identification. Suitable for all ages. Bucks County Museum, Church Street, Aylesbury. HP20 2QP. Contact Mike Palmer for further details, Tel: 01296 325223 email: mpalmer@buckscountymuseum.org

Saturday & Sunday April 1st & 2nd 2017

College Lake BBOWT, Geology weekend This is a Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust event. Some activities will be free of charge while others will require booking. Please see www.bbowt.org.uk/whats-on for further details or contact Kate Sheard on 01442 826774 or katesheard@bbowt.org.uk. The Bucks Geology Group and Bucks County Museum are planning to have stands at this event. For more information on these or to help out on the day please contact Mike Palmer on 01296 325223 or mpalmer@buckscountymuseum.org

Saturday April 15th 2017, 10:30am-3:30pm

Easter Egg Challenge; Family fun event at Coombs Quarry, near Buckingham Just turn up to enjoy, but if you would like to help Jill set up the trail and hand out the eggs then please contact her at (j.eyers@btopenworld.com) or call 01494 881325.

Sunday April 30th 2017

- Geology of Charnwood Forest. Leader Roy Cole. Details to be confirmed.

Saturday May 20th 2017, time tbd

AGM followed by building stone geological walk and museum. Meet in Olney venue to be confirmed. Contact Mike Palmer for further details, Tel: 01296 325223 email: mpalmer@buckscountymuseum.org

Saturday June 3rd 2017, time TBD

Geology and Hydrology of Burnham Beeches Joint meeting with the Reading Geological Society. To reserve a space contact Graham Hickman Tel 07763363266 or David Ward (RGS) - 01344 483563

Saturday October 7th 2017, 10:30am

Walking in the Ivinghoe Hills geology and landscape at a gentle pace suitable for all. Leaders Phil Clapham and Jill Eyers, options for a short or longer walk will be offered. For Details contact Jill Eyers: at (j.eyers@btopenworld.com) or call 01494 881325.

Saturday November 4th 2017, 10:30am-4:30pm

GA Festival of Geology University College London, Gower Street, London. WC1E 6BT. Free public event. Family friendly. The Bucks Geology Group is hoping to have an exhibit. www.geologistsassociation.org.uk/festival.html

Saturday November 11th 2017 2:30-3:30pm

The Geology of the Chilterns and the Possible Impact of HS2 Talk by Dr Haydon Bailey, Geological Advisor to the Chiltern Society and vice president of the Geologistsí Association. Bucks County Museum. This is a joint meeting with the Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society.

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This list will be updated regularly - Last updated on 18th March 2017.