Travel is by members’ cars or possibly a
minibus if the numbers are sufficient, with costs shared between members at a standard rate. When a visit
requires specific equipment – for instance hard hats, torches, wellingtons, high visibility jackets – you will be notified
Booking lists for the forthcoming field meetings are displayed at each lecture, but please contact David if you miss a lecture and want to know the details or book a place.
If you have suggestions for visits or would like to lead one, David would be delighted to hear from you. David Ward - 01344 483563
Use this button to send David an email. Field Meetings Secretary
Safety on field meetings is taken very seriously. Should you be unsure about either the risks involved or your ability to participate, you must seek advice from the leader. Please make sure you understand the risk assessment offered by the leader of the meeting and that you have the safety equipment specified. You must declare, at the time of booking, any disabilities or medical conditions that may affect your ability to safely attend this field meeting. In order to ensure the safety of all participants, the RGS reserves the right to limit or refuse attendance at field meetings. Minors must be accompanied by a parent, or another adult who accepts responsibility for the minor.
Forthcoming Field Meetings
All the forthcoming field meetings for this year are listed below.
Where any further details are available a details link will be shown.
To see a list of past meetings click the button.
Field Meeting Archive
Dorking Museum and Denbies Winery tour
Leader: Prof. Richard Selley, Imperial College
Workshop meeting at Holly House
Rocks, Minerals and Fossils; cutting and polishing; quiz
Leader: David Ward, RGS
Swindon Railway Cutting
Sarsens and Archeology
until Monday 20 May 2019
St Austell and West Cornwell
Carboniferous Grit Quarry, South Wales
Upware Quarry, Cambridgeshire
until Monday 23 September 2019
Fforest Fawr Geopark, Brecon Beacons
Isle of Purbeck, Dorset
until Sunday 3 November 2019
GA Festival of Geology
Field meetings on Sunday
Wicklesham Pit, Oxfordshire
Faringdon Sponge Gravels
Museum visit (provisional date)