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The Western Regional Group of the Geological Society covers the following postcodes:

 GL  Gloucestershire
  SN   Swindon
 BS  Bristol
  BA   Bath
 SP  Salisbury
  BH   Bournemouth (shared with Solent)

Our meetings are currently held in Bristol with the ultimate aim being to run a variety of events across the area. The locations of our meetings are as follows:

To contact us please email westernregionalgroup@gmail.com or use the relevant committee member e-mail addresses provided to the right.

The group would ideally like to cover all aspects of geology, both academic and applied; and would also like to represent all levels of experience, so if you're interested, and have ideas for evening lectures on topics we have not yet covered, then please get in touch.

Please contact us to register for email updates regarding the Western Regional Group and if you would like to be affiliated to the group.

Read our 2015 Annual report

WRG 2016 programme

Our Events

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Summer Social

26 July 2016

Venue: TBC

  • Evening Meeting
  • Regional Group
  • Social Event

Geological Fakes and Frauds

21 September 2016

Venue: Bristol University

  • Evening Meeting
  • Regional Group
  • Social Event

Summer Fieldtrip: The History of the Avon Gorge

25 September 2016

Venue: Clifton/Avon Gorge

  • Regional Group
  • Social Event
  • Field Trip

Geology and Engineering on the Severnside Levels

18 October 2016

Venue: Bristol University

  • Evening Meeting
  • Regional Group
  • Social Event

Potential for Groundwater Heating in Cardiff

15 November 2016

Venue: Bristol University

  • Evening Meeting
  • Regional Group
  • Social Event

Christmas Social: Geological Quiz and Meal

06 December 2016

Venue: Bristol University

  • Evening Meeting
  • Regional Group
  • Social Event

Redcliffe Caves Tour

17 January 2017

Venue: TBC

  • Regional Group
  • Social Event
  • Field Trip

The Bristol Portway - protecting against rock falls

14 February 2017

Venue: TBC

  • Regional Group

Annual General Meeting & Early Careers Award

21 February 2017

Venue: TBC

  • Regional Group
  • AGM
  • Competition

Reconstruction of Lake Ohrid

21 March 2017

Venue: TBC

  • Regional Group
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Committee

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Chair

Elisabeth Andrews

Vice Chair

Elizabeth Simmonds

Treasurer

Helen Culshaw

Secretary/Young Geoscientist Officer

Liz Withington

Programme Manager

Gemma Sherwood

Event Officers

Gemma Sherwood

Louisa McAra

Chartership Officer

Charlotte Smith

General Committee Members

Mark Howson

Ben Matthews

Gary Riches

Biju Saimon