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FROM THE TREASURER
Subscriptions for the 2017 - 2018 session
are due on the 1st October 2017, ALL
enquires regarding membership of the
Society to the Honorary Treasurer at
Those wishing to take advantage of a
Standing Order Mandate to pay their
subscriptions and save worrying each year
about paying their subscriptions please
contact me (Honorary Treasurer) and I will
supply you our bank details, this can be
completed online or by going to your bank
Subscription rates are: £15 for full members
and £5 for student members (full time
Those members who subscribe to the
Geological Journal, the yearly subscription
price has been increased to £64.00 for 2017-
Mr Gary T Billington
Liverpool Geological Society
4 Lewisham Road
Liverpool L11 1EF
Dr Roger Suthren's lecture on the "Geology of Wine –
Languedoc, France" at the Joint Meeting with the Herdman
Society on November 21st was a great success, as was the
wine tasting afterwards. Assuming there is sufficient interest
from members, Roger has agreed to lead us on a week long
field excursion to the South of France in early October 2018.
In order to take this opportunity further we need to know who
is potentially interested in the trip. If you would like to express
an interest can you send an email to Philip Firth using this
Recently published field guides
Details here of Field Guides published in the last few years.
Preparations for 2018/19 session
As the end of the session approaches plans are already underway
for the next session 2018/19.
Members are invited to send ideas for lectures/activities to the
programme secretary, Chris Hunt at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have specific speakers in mind please supply contact
details if possible.
The popular member's evening will be scheduled provided we
have the speakers to do it, so bear this in mind when on your
summer holidays- there may be a talk hiding in that beautiful
Please send offers for (10-20 minute) member's talks in as soon as
possible- this needs your support to make it happen.
Feedback from the 2017/18 session is invited. Slightly longer
lecture programme this year with wide ranging topics which
hopefully had something in there for everyone.
Was it too advanced? Not enough palaeontology? Like more
applied? Let us know...............
‘Rock Around William Brown Street, Liverpool’
To celebrate GeoWeek 2018, members of
Liverpool Geological Society (LGS) and
staff from the Geology Department at
the University of Liverpool will be
offering members of the public a free
urban geology fieldwork activity on
Saturday 12th May 2018
If you are interested in discovering some
of the building stones in Liverpool – and understanding the stories
told by the rocks, fossils and minerals you can see in the buildings
in William Brown Street, Liverpool then just turn up in William
Brown Street between 12.00 noon and 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 12th
Look for the LGS Banner (it’s easy to recognise because it shows
dinosaur footprints!). At this meeting point you can meet local
geologists who will be only too happy to help you:
explore the area,
find out more about the building stones used in this part of
learn how to 'read' the stories told by the rocks, fossils &
minerals that can be found in William Brown Street.
This urban geology fieldwork activity is based on the LGS leaflet:
‘Rock Around William Brown Street’.
2018 is the pilot year for GeoWeek – a nationwide initiative which
seeks to introduce as many members of the public to geoscience as
possible, mainly through outdoor activities.
For further details visit:
*Please note that new data protection
regulations come into force on 25th May
2018. If you wish us to contact you, you must
return this form, filled in, to us by that date.
First field meeting
Sunday April 22nd2018 The Roaches
Leader(s): Chris Hunt & Hazel Clark
The weather seems to have improved in time for the
first field meeting this session:
Geological Mapping for Beginners
More details here
Thursday 19th April 2018
PESGB Liverpool Branch Meeting in the Jane Herdman Lecture
Theatre, Jane Herdman Building, 4, Brownlow Street, Liverpool,
L69 3GP. LGS members are welcome to attend this meeting
which starts at 7.00pm. Tea/ coffee will be available before the
start of the meeting. More details here.