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Welcome to Stamford & District Geological Society

The Society was founded in February 1982 By Alan Dawn . With the sole purpose to bring together in regular meetings people with an interest in Geology and Palaeontology; to arrange activities to further such interests; to raise awareness of the sciences in the public generally.

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Welcome to Stamford & District Geological Society

The Society was founded in February 1982. With the sole purpose to bring together in regular meetings people with an interest in Geology and Palaeontology; to arrange activities to further such interests; to raise awareness of the sciences in the public generally.

Upcoming Events

  1. “Building a history of the glory days of London Brick”

    January 14, 2015 @ 7:30 pm9:00 pm
  2. The Tertiary igneous province of N.W. Scotland

    February 11, 2015 @ 7:30 pm9:00 pm
  3. *AGM ( Annual General Meeting ) *

    March 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
  4. * MUST FARM QUARRY *

    April 25, 2015 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
  5. * Ketton Quarry *

    May 16, 2015 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm

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Latest News

Lopha gregarea b

* Are you fossils in need of a possible identification..? *

Bivalve Lopha gregarea (Animalia, Invertebrata, Mollusca, Bivalvia) Description: Specimen of a fossil bivalve, Lopha gregarea, collected from unspecified rocks of Late Jurassic, Bathonian (?) age. I always pick these up for placing around the garden .And as they are erratic’s they are certainly worth picking up considering all the tumbling around they have done. I […]

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* Possible Field Trip To Burnham on Crouch *

Hi everyone, If the weather conditions are suitable plus a mid-morning low tide to enable decent scouring conditions. Would anyone be interested in a Field Trip to Burnham on Crouch? Date: Friday the 27th of February. Please fill out the Form below if you would like to go. Regards, Darren.

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The Stamford Stone Trail written by Alan Dawn

This leaflet The Stamford Stone Trail has been bought to my attention by one of the Stamford and District Geological Society’s members. I thought you would like to see it , so have put it on the website here for you to read.. p.s. Thank you David.B Regards, Darren.

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*It was another fine evening at the SDGS Tinwell Winter Talk*….with some mysterious stones to ponder over..!

The Mysterious Stone : Firstly I’d Just like to say thank you to Dr Stephen Parry for talking to the SDGS. And to all those who attended our Winter Talk for December. It was another great turn out which was very pleasing to see considering the rather chilli winter evening conditions. For me personally id […]

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* OUR FIELD TRIP PLANNING FOR NEXT YEAR HAS COMMENCED *

As we pile on more work and planning for next year’s Field Trips we are now in a position to start giving out dates for our Events Calendar next year. I’m going to start listing planned field trips that I hope will spark your imagination and get you out on some great, fun, educational field […]

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* Quarry Personal Protective Equipment regulations for Next Years Field Trips *

When entering working quarries and due to new strict guide lines regarding PPE (Personal Protective Equipment). Field trip organisers will advise to all members attending the field trip beforehand on appropriate clothing and footwear for the locality, time of year and as recommended Orange Hi-Vis Vests. Failure by participants to wear recommended clothing and equipment […]

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* Create a Forum Account Here *

Create a Forum Account  at the Link Below : FORUM ACCOUNT Registering for this site is easy, just fill in the fields  and we’ll get a new account set up for you in no time.

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PAST AND FUTURE OF THE FENLAND: THE STORY OF THE RODDONS…Feed back.

Hi everyone, I hear a very good night was had by all at Tinwell Village hall for our latest Winter Talk by Dinah Smith on PAST AND FUTURE OF THE FENLAND: THE STORY OF THE RODDONS. If anyone should have any comments to add about the evening then please post them here. Regards, Darren.

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Upcoming Events

  1. “Building a history of the glory days of London Brick”

    January 14, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. The Tertiary igneous province of N.W. Scotland

    February 11, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. *AGM ( Annual General Meeting ) *

    March 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. * MUST FARM QUARRY *

    April 25, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  5. * Ketton Quarry *

    May 16, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm