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A Building Stones Guide to Central Manchester
Third Edition (2014)
Four self-guided walks through the city centre
Now available to purchase

Programme of Indoor Meetings 2024

The programme of indoor meetings. All details may change so please continue to check this page for updates.

Meetings are held in the Lecture Theatre in the Williamson Building, University of Manchester, 176 Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9QQ, unless otherwise stated. Zoom-only events are marked accordingly.

Wednesday 24 January 2024 (Zoom meeting)

Deformed Dirt: research on the deformation caused by glaciers and ice sheets - Prof Emrys Phillips (British Geological Survey)

Saturday 17 February 2024 - AGM followed by the Presidential Address and members' talks

Presidential Address:
The volcanic history of La Palma and the 2021 Tajogaite eruption

Members' talks:
The Gavellachs - David Tyler
The Geology of the Omey Granite and its country rocks - Niall Clarke

Wednesday 28 February 2024 19:00-20:00 (Zoom meeting)

Worms and Wonders: Silurian 3D Soft-Bodied Fossils - Dr Mark Sutton (Imperial College London)

Wednesday 6 March 2024 (Zoom meeting)

Correlating historical chronicles and contemporary petrology: the 1538 CE Monte Nuovo eruption (Campi Flegrei) - Lydia Whittaker (PhD Research Student in Volcanology, Trinity College Dublin)

Thursday 21 March 2024 at 17:15

Sediments and climate change - Dr Rhodri Jerrett (Manchester University)
Venue: Manchester Metropolitan University, Brooks Building on Birley Campus
Joint with the Manchester Branch of the Geographical Association