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Yorkshire Regional Group Field Trip to Woodsmith Mine

Date:
10 August 2019
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Event type:
Field Trip, Geology Walk
Organised by:
1. Geological Society Events, Yorkshire Regional Group
Venue:
Woodsmith Mine, Whitby
Event status:
EVENT OPEN

Summer Fieldtrip

We have arranged a fantastic opportunity to visit Woodsmith Mine, situated in Whitby. Sirius Minerals are currently constructing the worlds largest Polyhalite Mine and have kindly agreed to offer a restricted access tour of their current construction activities with a tailored presentation to offer greater insight.


Itinerary

•Travel from Leeds via coach (exact time and location TBC);
•Arrive at Robin Hoods Bay to explore the coastline’s geological history and maybe even discover some well preserved fossils;
•Lunch (time will be allocated to visit the local fish and chip shop alternatively you can bring your own packed lunch);
•Head over to Woodsmith mine for a presentation provided by Sirius Minerals with a tour of the current construction activities;
Return journey to Leeds. 

Please note: Due to the nature of this trip, standard PPE will be needed to maintain safety. A helmet lanyard has also been specified (by Sirius Minerals) which YRGGS have kindly agreed to provide. Full PPE requirements will follow.


Contact Details: If you would like to take part please contact Gemma Hickingbotham (Fieldtrip Officer) at gemma.hickingbotham@vhe.co.uk Note: Due to anticipated interest participation will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. A small deposit may also be required to secure your place (details to follow).


Please note: Due to the nature of this trip, standard PPE will be needed to maintain safety. A helmet lanyard has also been specified (by Sirius Minerals) which YRGGS have kindly agreed to provide. Full PPE requirements will follow.