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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

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The following meetings are planned during 2018

Meetings take place on Thursdays at Oaklands College, Hatfield Road, St Albans AL4 0JA,
and start at 7:30pm unless otherwise noted.
Most are held in the Sapsed Room (SR), some in the Hartoak Room (HR)

Please note: for correct Sat Nav directions please enter AL4 0XS

Click here to download detailed directions to the new venue.

Click here for a printable version of the program (pdf)





11 January

Jonathon Turner 
(Radioactive Waste Management)

“Geological disposal of radioactive waste in the UK” SR

8 February

Dr. Richard Ghail 
(Imperial College, London)

“Inversion of the London Platform: evidence and implications" SR

8 March

Annual General Meeting
followed by Geo Quiz

12 April 

Percy Evans Lecture: 
Ted Nield
Geological Society)

"Supercontinent disunited: why did America reject Wegener's Big Idea?"


10  May

Prof Paul Nathanail 
(University of Nottingham)
Coal Measures: coal treasures or cursed measures?" SR
14 June David Riley 
(National Oceanography Centre,
University of Southampton)

“Gas hydrates"

12 July Mike Howgate

“The myth of the pack hunting dinosaur"

July / August
Annual Summer Event Details to be confirmed

13 September

Gerald Lucy “The geology of Essex" SR

11 October

Dr. Tony Doré 
“Tectonic controls on North-Atlantic-Arctic opening, and their implications” SR

8 November 

Naomi Stevenson 
(Natural England):
“The Jurassic sea: from tiny life to great sea dragons!" SR

13 December

Dr. Paul Taylor
(Natural History Museum)
"A brief history of life in 10 fossils" SR

Visitors are welcome to attend meetings, subject to a small charge.