Hull Geological Society
Registered Educational Charity No. 229147
List of meetings and events 2013
Friday 11th January - Committee Meeting
Thursday 17th January 2013 - (evening lecture) Ian Heppenstall of the Hull Geological Society on "A History of the Glacial Formations at South Landing, Danes Dyke and the Sewerby Buried Cliff over the last 120 years in old and new photographs and maps: Recent processes of deposition and erosion." Click Here for abstract.
Friday 25th January - Microscopy Evening (members only).
Sunday 10th February - (field meeting) POSTPONED due to weather Flamborough Quaternary Research Group to Selwick's Bay and other sites led by Mike Horne.
Thursday 21st February - (evening lecture) Prof. Mark Bateman of Sheffield University on "The ice that built the Holderness landscape" .Click Here for abstract.
Friday 22nd February - Microscopy Evening (members only).
Thursday 21st March - (evening lecture and Annual General Meeting) Dr John Knight of Harworth Minerals Consultancy on "Resources to Reserves- a sometimes rocky road". Click Here for abstract.
Thursday 21st March - Committee Meeting
Friday 22nd March - Microscopy Evening (members only).
Saturday 6th April - conservation field visit to Rifle Butts SSSI
Tuesday 9th April - Club Night - topic "ammonites". Click here for more information.
Sunday 14th April - (field meeting) Flamborough Quaternary Research Group led by Ian Heppenstall; contact Secretary for more details.
Friday 19th April - Microscopy Evening (members only).
Saturday 27th April - Launch of Yorkshire Geology Month 2013 at Caphouse Colliery; lectures, walks and underground tours.
Sunday 5th May - (field meeting) Grassington led by Ian Heppenstall for Yorkshire Geology Month.
Tuesday 14th May - Club Night - topics: Metamorphic Rocks and Geological Maps.
Saturday 18th May - (field meeting) "The Secrets of the Chalk – Flamborough Head" led by Paul Hildreth for Yorkshire Geology Month. Click here for more details.
Sunday 19th May - (field meeting) Urban Geology Walk led by Mike Horne for Yorkshire Geology Month, contact Secretary to book.
Saturday 25th May - Lincolnshire Geoconservation Day (Field Meeting) - "Where elephants once roamed!".
Saturday 1st June - 125th Anniversary meeting and dinner. Click here for further details and abstracts. Speakers include - Dr Derek Gobbett, Ian Heppenstall, Dr Kristian Saether, Mike Horne, Prof Patrick Boylan, Prof Pete Rawson and Dr Rodger Connell. Admission to the meeting is free but pre-payment is required for the dinner.
Sunday 9th June - field meeting to Speeton led by Jack Doyle.
Saturday 15th June - 125th Anniversary field meeting to Kelsey Hill and Keyingham led by Stephen Whittaker. Click here for further details.
Tuesday 18th June - East Riding Boulder Committee led by Mike Horne- evening field trip and picnic at Mappleton.
Saturday 22nd June - (field trip) The Chalk of Flamborough Head led by Mike Horne.
Sunday 23rd June - (field trip) The Quaternary of Flamborough Head led by Mike Horne.
Friday 28th June - Microscopy Evening (members only).
Saturday 13th July - Skipsea research field meeting led by Stuart Jones and Mike Horne.
Tuesday 16th July - Club Night.
Saturday 20th July - Roadshow at the Treasure House in Beverley, organised by Stuart Jones.
Friday 26th July - Microscopy Evening (members only). CANCELLED
Friday 23rd August - Microscopy Evening (members only).
Saturday 24th August - Roadshow at Hornsea Museum organised by Stuart Jones.
Saturday 14th September - Roadshow at Holy Trinity, organised by Stuart Jones and Rodger Connell, for Hull Open Buildings Weekend.
Sunday 22nd September - field meeting - North York Moors led by Chris Leach to Great Ayton - Roseberry Topping/Cliff Rigg; Jurassic & the Cleveland Dyke.
December - (lecture and demonstration) Stuart Jones.
January 2014 - Members' Evening
February 2014 - (lecture) - Arjan Reesink
October 14th 2014 - Geology and the Arts - a joint meeting with the Yorkshire Geological Society at Hull College of Art, Queen's Gardens.
November 2014 - (lecture) - Tim Langdale Smith
Winter lecture meetings start at 7-30 p.m. and are held in the Department of Geography, University of Hull (unless otherwise stated). Non-members are welcome to attend but please arrive before the start of the meeting. If you arrive late the building may be locked for security reasons and you will not be able to get in, particularly if we are using the first floor lecture theatres. If we are in the ground floor lecture theatre you can knock on the window and we will let you in.
The Microscopy Evenings are for members only, sorry! Members should contact the Secretary for further details. The meetings start at 7-45pm.The Club Nights are open to members of the Society, University Students and interested members of the public. At the end of each meeting we will choose the topic or topics for the following meeting. Those attending are encouraged to bring some appropriate specimens, photographs, models or texts to contribute to the evening. The meetings start at 7-45pm. Click here for more information.
Here is a link to a Map of the University of Hull campus (pdf format)
Please contact the Society if you wish to come to a field meeting so that the leaders will know how many people to expect. The Society reserves the right to exclude people who are not wearing the necessary protective clothing/equipment.
For further information 'phone 01482 346784.
Hull Geological Society Website - http://www.hullgeolsoc.org.uk
e-mail - secretary at hullgeolsoc.org.uk
There is no charge for Non-members attending our meetings (unless otherwise stated), but you are welcome to make a donation to Society funds.
Click here for a poster which you can print and display
click here for a membership application form
Click here for a list of articles published in Humberside Geologist and a price list
Click here for a list of Officers and Committee Members
Further information about the Society.
Event form for meeting organisers
Hull Geological Society News and Archives -
Current news and details of forthcoming events
News Archive 2007-8
News Archive 2005-6
News Archive 2002-4
History of the Society (with pictures)
The Hull Geological Society is affiliated to the The Geologists' Association and the The Yorkshire Geological Society . Members are invited to attend the meetings of those societies.