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Some other sites which may interest you

National organisations for the amateur and professional:

The Geologists Association

The Geological Society



Some neighbouring societies:

East Herts Geology Club

Bedfordshire & Luton Geology Group

Bucks Earth Heritage Group

Amateur Geological Society 

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A Local Group of the Geologists Association


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The society is for anyone interested in geology, 
whether beginners or experienced.
This is our 43rd year!

We hold monthly talks on a wide range of earth science topics. We have several day and weekend field trips a year and sometimes a longer foreign excursion.  In summer we have an annual Event, which in 2016 took the form of a talk, picnic and walk in the Ver Valley..

Visitors are always welcome (small fee).

Next meeting : 
Thursday 9th March 2017,  7:30 pm
followed by a talk by Nikki Edwards and Frank Ogilvie 
about their recent geological excursion in South Africa.
Refreshments (small charge)

Next Field Trip: CANCELLED
Saturday 18th February 2017
Working party at Little Heath, Potton End, led by Clive Maton.

Neighbouring Societies

Saturday 11th March: Geo-East is running a field trip to Swaddywell Quarry (north of Peterborough) with lunch at Helpston and an opportunity to visit John Clare's cottage.  
See Geo-East's web page
For further details please contact Naomi.Stevenson@naturalengland.org.uk 

Members are also welcome at meetings and field trips of the
East Herts Geology Club.
See the EHGC web site for details.

Amateur Geological Society (AGS),  based in north London, holds lectures 
and field trips.  For details see the AGS web site.

Local geological trails and guides

We are starting to build up a collection of downloadable geological trails, and guides to geologically interesting locations.   The first ones can be seen on the 'Trails and Guides' page.


"Hertfordshire Geology and Landscape" 
Click here for more details of the book and how to 
obtain a copy.

Introduction to the Geology Of Hertfordshire

For lots of interesting information on Hertfordshire Puddingstone, 
visit the EHGC puddingstone page