Events are open to non-members who wish to try out the society. CGS field trips are open to the public and while we try to ensure safety for all, participants are responsible for themselves and should consider whether they are able to take part.

Excursion Information and Hazard and Safety Measures

Digital On-Line

We are hosting some meetings via the Zoom application. This works on compatible computers, tablets and smartphones, provided that you have a reliable internet connection.  It is also possible to dial in via telephone and use the meeting codes to join.

Presentations and lectures start at the advertised time so please login to the meeting a little earlier.

Get Involved

If you wish to organize a lecture or event the Events Secretary is here to help. Just send a message to our coordinator who will be happy to help.


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Upcoming Events

17 Jul

Cockermouth Geo-Trail

Wednesday, 17 July, 2024    
Millers Footbridge
Leader: Peter Sapsford A stroll around Cockermouth Building Stones in search of geology Walk details can be downloaded from After the walk we intend [...]
01 Aug

Castle Head

Thursday, 1 August, 2024    
St Johns Church
Leader: Alan Smith Start: St John's Church, Keswick No parking immediately at start. Nearby street parking, but park with great care noting the many restrictions. [...]
10 Aug

Warton Sands and Trowbarrow

Saturday, 10 August, 2024    
Layby Oppsite Cotestones Farm
Leader: Duncan Woodcock Trowbarrow Quarry is located on the Silverdale Disturbance, a narrow belt of steeply dipping Carboniferous rocks in a region of otherwise very [...]
14 Aug

Basic geology for beginners in Mungrisdale Quarry

Wednesday, 14 August, 2024    
Mungrisedale Quarry
Leader: Fi Harwood Basic geology at Mungrisdale School House Quarry; local fieldwork experience for beginners. Quarry is approx. 60 metres from road. Ground is fairly [...]
16 Sep

Wrynose to Blea Tarn The Langdale Caldera Margin

Monday, 16 September, 2024    
Blea Tarn National Trust Car Park
Leader: David Haselden • Meet at the Blea Tarn National Trust Car Park (NT on map) (NY 2956 0432) to consolidate car use, discuss the [...]
28 Sep

Marginalia of the Northumberland-Solway Basin in North Cumbria and Scotland

Saturday, 28 September, 2024    
Leader: Steve Rozario A field trip to the edge of the Northumberland-Solway Basin, exploring locations illustrating its birth and death.

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