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Earth Science Week 2017 events

Events Quick Links: All week | Saturday 7 October | Sunday 8 October | Monday 9 October | Tuesday 10 October  | Wednesday 11 October | Thursday 12 October | Friday 13 October | Saturday 14 October | Sunday 15 October


All week

Sidmouth Science Festival, 3-15 October 
Sidmouth Science Festival 
Scotland's Geoheritage Festival, throughout October             Scotland's Geoheritage Festival
Rotunda Museum, Scarborough Faults and Folds in the Field 
Reiff Climbing Festival, 12-15 October Reiff Climbing Festival  
Mendip Rocks! Festival, 30 September - 28 October Mendip Rocks! Festival 
Science Hunters  Minecraft outreach in schools - volcanoes
North West Highlands Geopark Festival Earth Science events

Saturday 7 October

Mendip Rocks! Festival 
Guided Walk, 'Coal Mines and Railways'
Mendip Rocks! Festival  Knitting and Felting Fossils workshop
GeoBus (St Andrews University) Scotland's Rock Story  
Ness Botanic Gardens, Liverpool  Family Science Fair: Our Restless Earth
Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh Volcano Day, Holyrood Park Education Centre 
Edinburgh Geological Society  EarthCache weekend - explore Edinburgh's geology
Geopark Shetland An introduction to Shetland's geology 
Strathclyde Geoconservation Group  Geology walk in Rouken Glen Park
Lochaber Geopark 51 best places to see Scotland's geology: Parallel Roads of Glen Roy  
Cheltenham Science Group/Gloucestershire Geology Trust Rock and Fossil Roadshow: Our Restless Forest 
Science from the Start/Tenbury Library All about volcanoes

Sunday 8 October

Mendip Rocks! Festival  'The Mendip Islands' Geowalk in Vallis Vale
Edinburgh Geological Society  EarthCache weekend - explore Edinburgh's geology
Lochaber Geopark 51 best places to see Scotland's geology: Parallel Roads of Glen Roy
Fossil Grove Trust, Glasgow  Fossil Grove Guided Tours
Geological Society of Glasgow Linn Park - Glasgow's mini Grand Canyon?
Geopark Shetland An introduction to Shetland's geology 
Fun Palaces/St James's Piccadilly  Piccadilly Eco Fun Palace 

Monday 9 October

Mendip Rocks! Festival   Halcombe Quarry Geology Tour
Lochaber Geopark 51 best places to see Scotland's geology: Glencoe
Rising Ape Collective, Bristol  Rising Ape Presents...Eruption! An immersive pub quiz with a difference
Geological Society of London Earth Science Week Launch Event 

Tuesday 10 October

Mendip Rocks! Festival 
Asham Quarry Botany and Geology walk 
Edinburgh Geological Society Midlothian fossils - from ocean floor to steamy swamps 
Hills of Hame, Edinburgh  Edinburgh Rocks! A billion years of Earth history in a couple of hours
Highland Council Countryside Ranger Service Faraid Head dunes and beach walk, Durness
Hills of Hame, Edinburgh Pavement palaeontology: Fossils around Edinburgh

Wednesday 11 October

Lapworth Museum, University of Birmingham  Discovering the Origins of Dinosaurs
Mendip Rocks! Festival
Somerset Geology Group Open Meeting & Field Visit 
Sidmouth Science Festival
Geology walk along the Esplanade 
NW Highlands Geopark/Highland Council Countryside Ranger Service
Walk: Over the hill from Dundonell to Clachan
NW Highlands Geopark/Highland Council Countryside Ranger Service
Walk: Eas A Chual Aluinn, Kylesku
London Geodiversity Partnership Geotrail around Greenwich Park 

Thursday 12 October

Ludlow Library and Museum Fossil treasures of Shropshire from a restless Earth
Mendip Rocks! Festival 
'Wells Cathedral Green - A Story in Stone' guided walk
Geowalks, Angus Miller
51 best places to see Scotland's Geology: Dunbar and Barns Ness 
NW Highlands Geopark/Highland Council Countryside Ranger Service
Scourie - garnets & dykes walk 
Geological Society  Earth Science Week 2017 schools event
Rediscovery Centre, Dublin  Primary School workshops: 'Rock & Roll: How Geology shapes our lives'

Friday 13 October

Lapworth Museum, University of Birmingham Fifty Years of Plate Tectonics
Reiff Climbing Festival 'Geology for Climbers' 
Mendip Rocks! Festival
'The History of Caving in the Mendips' talk
Sidmouth Science Festival
Fossil Friday
Sidmouth Science Festival
Talk: 'Ice at the Poles and Environmental Change'

Saturday 14 October

Mendip Rocks! Festival Geocaching walk at Burrington Ham
Sidmouth Science Festival Geology Bonanza  
Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh '51 best places to see Scotland's geology' launch day
Kemnay Quarry, Aberdeenshire
The Stone Age of Kemnay, Aberdeenshire
GSL North West Regional Group The Geology of Chester: A Walking tour with Dr Cynthia Burek 
GSL Hong Kong Regional Group Boat trip to Yim Tin Tsai and Sharp Island
Geological Survey of Northern Ireland Revealing Northern Ireland's hidden depths
Science from the Start/Stourport Library Volcanoes drop-in 
Gloucestershire Geology Trust/Dean Heritage Centre  Our Restless Forest 

Sunday 15 October

Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh Earth Explored - drop in interactive activities
Gloucestershire Geology Trust/Gloucester Cathedral  Geo-conservation Day


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