SWGA Activities

Since many of the South-East Wales RIGS group members are also active in the South Wales Geologists’ Association, since the RIGS activities also form part of the SWGA committee meeting discussions, and since some recent field trips concerned themselves with RIGS sites, I thought it might be useful to list recent SWGA activities (activities that have been completed are greyed out).

Summer Programme 2018

(see also the most recent newsletter on the SWGA website)

The outdoor summer field trip programme for the next Session is as follows (see also SWGA site):

  • Sunday 22nd April: The Two Ridges, Cefn Onn, Cardiff: a geological ramble – Leader: Stephen Howe
  • Sunday 20th May: The Tortworth Inlier, Gloucestershire – Leader: Dave Green
  • Wednesday 30th May: Fforest Fawr Geopark Open Day, Craig y Nos
  • Saturday 16th June: Penderyn: disturbed ground – Leader: Alan Bowring
  • Saturday 21st July: Flat Holm ** ADVANCED BOOKING AND PAYMENT ESSENTIAL – Leader: Chris Lee
  • Saturday 29th July : Tredegar House, Newport
  • Saturday 11th August: Family Geology Day, Penarth – Leaders tbc
  • Saturday 15th September: Three Cliffs Bay and Ilston Gower – Leader: Paul Wright
  • Saturday 13th October: Murchison versus Sedgwick, the field evidence for the disagreement – Leader: John Davies
  • Saturday 3rd November: GA Festival of Geology, UCL, London
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South East Wales RIGS (Regionally Important Geodiversity Sites) works to enhance and protect a suite of geological sites across South East Wales.

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