M.F.M.S. Activities Programme 2015

Programme 2017

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New series ‘County Geology’. Bring specimens of Rock, Mineral, Fossil, Photos etc from the selected county.
CHRISTMAS BREAK
DATE
ACTIVITY
 
Presented by:-
Jan 18 Field trips discussion and planning   All members
  25 Iceland   Tony
Feb 1 Crabs   All members
  8 Hampshire geology (excl IOW)   All members
  15 Fracking   Anne
  22 Fluorites   All members
Mar 1 Alternative collections   All members
  8 Purnululu and the Bungle Bungles   Ann
  15 Silent auction   All members
  22 Echinoids   All members
  29 Geology DVDs    
EASTER BREAK
Apr 26 Sediments in thin section   Nick
May 3 Sedimentary rocks display   All members
  10 Human implements   All members
  17 TBA (prep for Rochester Show)   James
  24 County Geology Cornwall   All members
  31 Fish   All members
Jun 7 20 photos on a stick   All members
  14 Agates   Ann
  21 Q & A   Tony ?
  28 Shropshire   All members
Jul 5

5th July Party

  All members
  12 Maidstone building stones walk with picnic   Anne Padfield
SUMMER BREAK
 Every effort will be made to carry out the above programme but at times it may be necessary to cancel or re-arrange some of the activities.  Any cancellations or re-arrangements will be announced on a Wednesday evening prior to that event.
2017 FIELD TRIP - OUTLINE PLAN - TBA
Date
Location
Focus
Lead member
26TH FEBRUARY DRY HILL QUARRY AND IDE HILL - RAGSTONE
GEOLOGICAL WALK
KGG
19TH MARCH HASTINGS AREA WALK DRIVE TOUR
HASTINGS BEDS
DR ANNE PADFIELD - KGG
08TH APRIL PERRY WOOD
 
ANN BARRATT - KGG EVENT
09TH APRIL SMOKE JACKS BRICK PIT
WEALD CLAY
PETE - KGG EVENT
MID MAY HERMITAGE QUARRY
RAGSTONE
PAUL WRIGHT
MAY [TD] PETT LEVEL-STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY FOCUS
HASTINGS BEDS
KGG EVENT
3RD JUNE.
Warden Bay, Sheppey, for OUGS.
Educational
Fred Clouter
JUN TBC BETTESHANGER COAL TIP
COAL MEASURES
PAUL WRIGHT-ANDY TEMPLE
6TH JUNE FIELD TRIP TO SNOWDONIA - 5 DAYS IN FIELD 2 DAYS TRAVEL
 
MFMS/KGG TBC
10TH SEPTEMBER SMOKE JACKS BRICK PIT
WEALD CLAY
PETE - KGG EVENT
SEPT HERMITAGE QUARRY
RAGSTONE
PAUL WRIGHT
OCT [TD] FOLKESTONE WARREN - SAMPHIRE HOE
GAULT CLAY - CHALK
DR ANNE PADFIELD
       
OTHER EVENTS DISCUSSED AT PLANNING EVENING [IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER]
PEGWELL BAY [TD], BELTINGE [SPRING TIDE], AYLESFORD PIT, ABBEY WOOD, MOUNTFIELD GYPSUM MINE [WEEKDAY], EAST MERSEA (ESSEX), WEEKEND TO NORTH NORFOLK COAST, LENHAM BEDS, SEASALTER
News flash
You are invited to join ‘The Friends of Hugh Miller’ at our first geology conference in Cromarty, Highland, September this year