Lectures are open to all and there is no charge for admission. However regular attendees are expected to be members of the society.
Lectures are usually held as detailed below.

7:45pm for 8:00pm

Sorby Room, Wager Building, (formerly Geoscience),
The University of Reading,
Whiteknights, Reading.
Use Car Park 8

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Forthcoming Lectures

All the forthcoming lectures for this year are listed below. If available posters for these lectures can be found via the poster link. Where an abstract is available a details link will be shown.
To see a list of past lectures click the button.
Lecture Archive

2017-12Monday 4 December 2017

The Cretaceous world: chalk seas in a Greenhouse world

Prof Andrew Gale,  University of Portsmouth

2018-01Monday 8 January 2018

AGM and Members Evening

Social Evening, AGM and member's presentation: Roger Lloyd – GA Field meeting in China

2018-02Monday 5 February 2018

Permian mass extinction

Prof Michael Benton,  University of Bristol

2018-03Monday 5 March 2018

Presidential Address
Fogo, Cape Verde Islands

Prof Peter Worsley,  University of Reading

2018-04Monday 9 April 2018

Control the Drainage: The Gospel Accorded to Sinkholes

Dr Tony Waltham,  Karst Geologist

2018-05Monday 14 May 2018

North Atlantic Igneous Province:
the East Greenland Geological Expedition, 1966

Prof David Bell

2018-06Monday 4 June 2018

Evening Geological Ramble

2018-07Monday 2 July 2018

The control of geology and climate change on 2 millennia of English viticulture

Prof Richard Selley,  Imperial College

2018-08Monday 6 August 2018

Evening Geological Ramble

Monday 3 September 2018

Lecture in conjunction with September long field trip

2018-10Monday 1 October 2018

The Last British Ice Sheet

Dr Bethan Davies,  Royal Holloway College

2018-11Monday 5 November 2018

Volcanoes, encounters through the ages

Prof David Pyle,  University of Oxford

2018-12Monday 3 December 2018

The Geology of London

Diana Clements,  Geologists' Association

Programme 2018

The programme for 2018 as currently proposed is also available as a pdf document.

Other programmes

Previous years programmes and other programme information can be found on the About us page.