Field Trips

West Sussex Geological Society

2019 Fieldtrip Programme

Saturday 18th May to Sunday 19th May
Annual Field Trip to West Dorset led by Bob Chandler
The focus is the geology and landscape of the Jurassic and its rocks in Dorset, one day to be on the coast the other inland, this will include the sea cliffs, William Smith road cutting and other outcrops. This is to examine the stratigraphy and landscape rather than collect fossils. We will stay in a hotel in Sherborne 0n Saturday evening.Cost £tbc per person to cover B&B and leaders expenses, Saturday night dinner included.
Please John Lonergan to book, and then a £20 deposit person, please (Sort code 40-47-22 Account No 81203789 for bank transfer with your surname and Dorset as the reference, or cheques to WSGS – or cash to Treasurer at talks)
We can sort out car sharing nearer the time – and staying Friday or Sunday night as well is possible

Pebbles on the Beach, meet at Worthing Pier.Date to be confirmed.
Led by David Bone looking at the local geology, beach pebbles and to view the new WSGS stained glass panel on the pier.

Wednesday, 19th June
St. Mary's Church, Thakeham led by David Bone
To study the building stones of this historic church.
Meet at 7.00pm, RH20 3EP

Sunday, 14th July
Ashdown Forest led by John Lonergan
A geological walk around the Pooh Bear parts of Ashdown Forest, meet at Gills Lap Car Park at 10am (TQ468315)

Sunday 11th August
Building stones and history of Tarring
Led by members of the committee, includes history and building stones of this historic part of Worthing
Start 2pm at West Worthing Station

Sunday 15th September
Little Bognor Quarry, led by David Bone

Sunday 3rd November
Broadwater Cemetry, led by committee members.

Also for field trips to Smokejacks Brickworks, Ockley, Surrey on Sunday 7th April and Sunday 8th September .
Pleae contact Peter Austen

Pease note that on all field trips we will collect one pound from WSGS members and two pounds from visitors to cover costs on the day (also covers Day Membership for our insurance).
John Lonergan
Field Trip Secretary
West Sussex Geological Society
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