8 December 2016
Christmas Soirée: 
Members’ Evening of mini-lectures,
mulled wine & mince pies.

12 January
‘Tipping point’ the role of geology in the Aberfan disaster.
Dr Ted Nield
Author & journalist

9 February
The London Basin turns a corner
Dr Richard Ghail.
Imperial College, London

9 March
The Dinosaurs: New ideas about old bones
Professor Dick Moody.
Kingston University

18 March
‘Behind the scenes’ tour of Dorking Museum’s minerals & fossils

13 April
How to survive an Ice Age
Dr Matthew Pope
University College, London

11 May
Fractures: The good, the bad & the ugly
Professor John Cosgrove.
Imperial College, London

3 June
Geo-viticultural field trip
Leader: Dr Mark Eller

8 June
Summer Soirée
Members mini-lectures, Pimms, wine etc.

7 September
Note date
Briefing for the field trip to the roots of the Hercynian Mountains in South Devon
Dr Mark Eller

14-17 September
Field trip to the roots of the Hercynian mountains in South Devon
Leader: Dr Mark Eller

12 October
Annual General Meeting & Annual Dinner
(N.B. 7.30 sharp start for dinner @8.00)

9 November
The geological adventures of Curiosity in Gale Crater, Mars
Professor Sanjeev Gupta
Imperial College. London

14 December
Christmas Soirée:
Members’ Evening of mini-lectures, mulled wine & mince pies.


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MVGS meetings

Lecture meetings are held in the Dorking United Reformed Church Follett Hall; access off Church Street & West Street, (ample adjacent parking). Sat Nav Postcodes for parking on Map.

Anything of geological interest can be displayed on a table at any of the meetings. Please bring along specimens of interest for display, discussion or maybe for identification.

Coffee & biscuits served from 7.30pm. Lectures start at 8.00 and finish at about 9.30. Visitors are most welcome. Non-members as Guests £4.00 Children under 18 & students £1.00. These fees include complimentary tea or coffee and biscuits.

Link to map of meeting location

Larger map at the bottom of this page.

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