HOGG 25th Anniversary Meeting
organised jointly with the Yorkshire Philosophical Society and York Museums Trust.
23rd – 24th October 2019
This is the 75th History of Geology Group meeting.
Wednesday 23rd October will be a morning of presentations and an afternoon of guided viewing of exhibits and specimens. The keynote speaker is Roger Osborne, author of several critically acclaimed history of geology books. The HOGG Annual General Meeting will take place between the morning and afternoon sessions.
In the evening an optional dinner will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of HOGG at the Ask Italian restaurant, housed in the period York Assembly rooms https://bit.ly/2xwcGFU. The dinner will be a self-choice menu with self-pay basis for those attending.
Please indicate on the Registration page if you would like to attend, as numbers need to be booked.
Thursday 24th October will be a field day – there is no extra cost and transport will be by shared cars. The morning will visit Kirkdale Cave (Buckland’s main source of evidence for ‘Reliquiae Diluvianae’) and the afternoon will visit Rosedale Ironstone Mines in the North York Moors National Park, an important source of Jurassic ironstone prospected by geologists to supply the Cleveland Iron Industry, This will involve a walk of around 3km along a footpath with a gentle uphill stretch. Sensible footwear and outdoor clothing required. Return to York by 18.00hrs.
Please indicate on the Registration page if you wish to attend the field day and if you are able to offer car transport.