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Previous NEGS Field Trips

 

2019

Sun April 14th 2019

The Post-glacial development of the Ouseburn Valley

Led by Gordon Liddle

Sunday 19th May 2019

The Closehouse-Lunedale Fault System and local mineralisation

Led by Lesley Collins

Sunday 9th June 2019

The Early Carboniferous Sedimentary rocks around Spittal

Led by Dr. Ian Kille

Sunday 7th July 2019

The Lower Permian Magnesian Limestone around Trow Point

Led by Karl Egeland-Eriksen

Sunday 3rd August 2019

Coldingham and the Linkim Shore

Led by Louis Golightly

Sunday 29th Sept 2019

A look Around Seaham (Mag Lst & Coal Measures)

Led by Dr. Andy Lane

2018

Sun 22nd April 2018

Askrigg - sandstone, limestone, and mineralisation

Led by Lesley Collins

Other details of 2018 have been lost from this site due to a computer error.  They should be available in old Newsletters.

2017

Sat 15th July 2017

Whin exposures on North East coast

Dr. Ian Kille, Northumbrian Earth

Sat 17th June 2017

Whiteadder Water, Lower Carboniferous sediments, Berwickshire, Scottish Borders

Leader:  Louis Golightley

Sat 20th May 2017

Jurassic ironstone and jet plus a Palaeogene dyke, Roseberry Topping and Cliff Rigg Quarry

A joint field meeting with NOUGS led by Karl Egeland-Erikson

7th May 2017

Glacial Lineations in Mid-Northumberland

Leader:  Derek Teasdale

2016

 

21st May 2016

Geological Sites in Sunderland South

Leader:  Dr Andy Lane

30th July 2016

Quaternary Glaciation in the Cheviot Hills

Leader:  Derek Teasdale

9th October 2016

Field-trip - The Geology of Holy Island

Leader:  Louis Golightly

 

2015

 

9th May 2015

Carboniferous sedimentary cycles between Howick Bay and Boulmer

Leader: Derek Teasdale


4th July 2015

Siccar  Point and Barns Ness

Leader: Mike Browne

 
19th Sept 2015      

Whitby – Saltwick Bay

Leader: John Waring

 

26th Sept 2015

Knock Fell, Pennine Escarpment.

Leader: Eric Johnson

 

10th Oct 2015

Coldberry Gutter, Teesdale

Leader: Brian Young

 

 

2014

 
11th May 2014

Sutton Bank and the Howardian Hills: Middle and Upper Jurassic

Leaders:  John Powell and Jon Ford 

 

5th July 2014

Lady Cross Quarry and Blanchland: Carboniferous stratigraphy with Mineralisation

Leader: Dr. Eric Johnson

 

20th July 2014

Austwick and Crummackdale: Precambrian to Silurian Stratigraphy with Devonian to Carboniferous Structural features.

Leader: Dr. Eric Johnson

 

12th October 2014

Nenthead: Carboniferous Sedimentary Rocks of the Alston Block

Leaders: Peter Jackson and Brian Young

 

25th October 2014

Durham Cathedral: Building Materials

Leader: Brian Young

 

 

2013

 

23rd June 2013

Teesdale: Carboniferous Rocks including the Whin Sill

Leader: Brian Young

 

7th September 2013

Seaton Sluice and St. Mary's Island, Whitley Bay: Carboniferous Westphalian B Coal Measures

Leader: Gordon Liddle

 

 

2012

 

12th May 2012

Ryhope Dene, Seaham and Blast Beach: Permian Magnesium Limestone Sequence

Leader: Andy Lane

 
23rd June 2012

Wards Hill and Lordenshaws Hill Fort: Whin Sill Exposure and Lime Kiln

Leaders: Derek Teasdale and Gordon Liddle

 

7th July 2012

The Sedgwick Geological Trail 

Leader: Dr. John Knight

 

4th August 2012

Glacial Geomorphology and Anthropogenic Alteration in Swaledale: Morraines, Mines and Mounds

Leader: Jon Barber

 

2011

 

8th May 2011

Tynemouth: Upper Carboniferous Deltaic Sediments, Permian Unconformity and the Ninety Fathom Fault

Leader: Gordon Liddle

 

19th June 2011

Saltwick Bay, Whitby: Lower and Middle Jurassic Dinosaur Tracks and Fossils

Leader: Dr. Martin Whyte

 

2nd July 2011

Upper Tees Drumlins

Leader: Wishart Mitchell

 

16th July 2011

Kisdon, Upper Swaledale: Glaciation and Glacier Wastage  

Leader: Dr. Jon Barber

 

6th August 2011

The Ferryhill Gap: Magnesian Limestone Escarpment

Leader: Derek Teasdale

 

17th September 2011

Sunderland's Secret Geology

Leader: Andy Lane

 

 

2010

 

2nd May 2010

Cayton Bay, Scarborough: Middle to Upper Jurassic Rocks, the Redcliff Fault and Quaternary Tills

Leader: Dr. Martin Whyte

 

19th June 2010

Durham: Permian Yellow Sands and Overlying Marl Slates

Leader: Prof. Maurice Tucker

 

11th July 2010

Ingleton, Yorkshire Dales: The Craven Faults and Thornton Force Unconformity

Leader: Gordon Liddle

 

14th August 2010

Whitburn Bay, Sunderland: Glacial Sediments

Leader: Derek Teasdale

 

2nd October 2010

Nent Valley, Pennines: Carboniferous Cyclothem Deposits

Leader: Brian Young