9 January
Fracking shale gas: What on Earth is that all about?
Professor Richard Selley. Imperial College. London

13 February
Organic matter in our solar system: clues to life’s origin and

Professor Mark Sephton. Imperial College, London

13 March
A History of Life in 10 Fossils
Dr Paul Taylor. Natural History Museum, London.

4-7 April
Field trip to the Cotentin, France
Lead by Dr Graham Williams

10 April
Metal supply for a low carbon economy – where will it all
come from?

Dr Richard Herrington. Natural History Museum, London

8 May
Minerals - from Mountains to Mines
Professor Peter Treloar. Kingston University

May 10
Field trip to Oxfordshire
Lead by Dr Lesley Dunlop

12 June
Summer Soirée: Members’ Evening of mini-lectures
& chilled wine

15 June (Sunday - please note date amended - not 17th)
Field trip to the Western Weald
Lead by Dr Graham Williams

11 September
Lecture on the Jurassic Heritage Coast
Dr Mike Ala, Imperial College

26-28 September
Field trip to the Dorking Heritage Coast
Leader: Dr Mike Ala, Imperial College

9 October
Annual General Meeting & Annual Dinner (N.B. 7.30 sharp
start for dinner @ 8.30)

13 November
The origin of our species
Professor Chris Stringer FRS. Natural History Museum,

11 December
Christmas Soirée: Members’ Evening of mini-lectures, mulled
wine & mince pies.
(Date depends on the currently unknown
date of Dorking Christmas Gala Night)

Geologist’s Association Events

Geological Society Events

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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 £3.00 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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