Below is a calendar of archived events the society has held since they began being posted online in 2012. archive
Additional event detail and reports are available to members in our Proceedings and the society library or by request.

07 Feb

Tipping positive change to avoid climate tipping points

Wednesday, February 7, 2024    
Wednesday 7th February 2024. At 19.30 Meeting opens 10 minutes before. Zoom link: (Telephone options at the end of the event details) Prof. Tim [...]
10 Jan

Outcrops to Paintbox, mineral pigments in artists paints

Wednesday, January 10, 2024    
Dr. Ruth Siddall University College London On Zoom Meeting Opens 10 minutes before the event. Zoom link: Outcrops to Paintbox, mineral pigments in artists [...]
08 Jan

What's going on in Iceland

Monday, January 8, 2024    
Lecture: Prof Hazel Rymer (OU) "Iceland is a fascinating country and its volcanoes are always exciting, even when they aren't erupting.  I'll talk about the [...]
20 Dec

The Snowball Earth Theory of Global Glaciation

Wednesday, December 20, 2023    
13:00 - 14:00
By Michael Hambrey, Emeritus Professor of Glaciology, Aberystwyth University Mike Hambrey, one of our members is giving a talk on Snowball Earth to the Intellectual [...]
13 Dec

Members Evening 2023

Wednesday, December 13, 2023    
Crossthwaite Parish Rooms, Keswick Please dress warmly as there are temporary electric heaters in places whilst the boiler is out of action. 7.30 start. Welcome, [...]
08 Nov

Novel approaches to improving understanding of the stratigraphical record

Wednesday, November 8, 2023    
Prof. Peter Burgess Head of Earth Sciences at Liverpool University Sedimentary geology has, like many areas of geology, traditionally been mostly an observational science. However, [...]
11 Oct

Indigenous gold and how recent research contributed to our understanding of this landscape

Wednesday, October 11, 2023    
Prof. Robert Chapman, Senior Lecturer, Leeds University Zoom Link Britain and Ireland are geologically complex, and we are fortunate to have relatively easy access [...]
20 Sep

Deformed Dirt: research on the deformation caused by glaciers and ice sheet

Wednesday, September 20, 2023    
Wednesday 20th September 2023 Time: 19.30hrs Friends’ Meeting House, Elliot Park, Keswick. CA12 5NZ. Prof Emrys Phillips PhD, MSc, CGeol FGS, FRGS Deformed Dirt: research [...]
18 Sep

Burtness Comb rock slope failure (Lateglacial rock avalanche)

Monday, September 18, 2023    
Start: 10.00am at the cash pay-and-display car park at NY 195150, opposite Gatesgarth Farm (Buttermere). You will need about four £1 coins to pay. Dr Peter Wilson, [...]
16 Sep

Coombe Crag Gorge

Saturday, September 16, 2023    
Saturday 16 September CGS Risk Assessment Coombe Crag 2023 Steve Rozario Meet at 10.00am at  Banks East Turret Car Park: £2 parking charge, free for English [...]
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