The 2021-2022 Winter Lecture programme was organised by Professor Foulger as usual, but after some discussion it was decided that while there is a risk of Covid Restrictions we will offer lectures on  Zoom.

This gives us some advantages, to compensate for the lack of being present 'in person' - Gillian has been able to make use of contacts worldwide.  Our first lecture (29th October) was from Prof Robert Smith in Utah.  He gave a very interesting talk on the Yellowstone Hotspot.

We are now preparing our 2022 Summer Programme.  Details are on the 'Summer Events' page, and the button below will take you to the details of the next trip ...





Details of meetings of our sister organisation the Yorkshire Geological Society are available on their site at 

Other advantages of membership:  During Covid we have been forced to move onto Zoom - and have now established links with our sister organisation in South Africa, who are running a similar series of lectures - to which we are invited.  Details from


Two useful Field Guides (Northumbria and Yorkshire) have recently been made available in digital form on the BGS site. 

See our Local Geology page for details and links 

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