Dorset Geologists' Association Group

previous newsletters 
ARCHIVES 1993-2016

Christmas Workshop 
 Village Hall

Dorset GA group members, other societies & useful sites
Fieldtrips & Events 2018

  details of meeting place and time
field trip officer


newsletter, website, events

Saturday 13th January
Broadmayne Village Hall
South Wales-John Scott
North Wales-Doreen Smith

Saturday 10th February 2018
The Fleet
leader: Alan Holiday
 The Fleet shores offer good possibilities for fossil collecting and a partial section across the Jurassic strata of the Weymouth anticline. 

Thursday, 15th March
Salisbury looking at building stones in the Cathedral Close and the Cathedral
leader: Kelvin Huff

Saturday 7th April
Barton and Milford on Sea
leader: Alan Holiday
Meet 10.30am
Meet at Highcliffe on Sea car park G.R. SZ216932, post code BH23 5DG at 10.30 a.m. to look at the Highcliffe and Naish Farm sections. We will then move on to Barton on Sea parking at Marine Drive West car park G.R. SZ236930 post code BH25 7EG. We will then move on to Milford on Sea parking at the western end of the seafront at GRSZ276918, post code SO41 0UX. The aim of the field trip is to study various attempts at coastal protection but there may be some opportunity for fossil collecting. 

Saturday 5th May-Sunday 6th
Lyme Regis Fossil Festival
assistance required

page updated: 29/3/2018

Details now available for the
Dorset GA Group

Weekend Field Trip 2018

Shropshire & the Black Country
18th-21st May

Annual Chairman's field trip and DGAG picnic
returning to Purbeck in
July 2018 date tba
photograph from 2010

Detailed reports of the
Undercliff & Ware Cliff
 Lyme Regis. 
Author Dr  R W Gallois
Available on CD
 £5.00 inc p&p
Coast & Country. 
Geological walks in Dorset and surrounding counties produced by the Dorset GA . Available in  A4 format to print out individual chapters @ £5.00 inc p&p
Highcliffe to Naish Farm & east of the terminal groyne at Barton       .
Saturday 8th December
Christmas Workshop
with buffet lunch
Broadmayne Village Hall
booking required for
display tables and/or lunch