Events

This section contains details of all the forthcoming lectures and excursions organised by the society, as well as other Scottish events of a geological nature that the society has heard about.

March 2018

April 2018

Raasay, Inner Hebrides

Start: Friday, 27 April 2018 | 12:00PM
End: Monday, 30 April 2018 | 12:00PM
We will examine a range of rocks within the Hebridean Terrane, ranging from Archaean gneisses of the Lewisian Complex and the overlying Proterozoic sedimentary rocks of the Torridonian Supergroup through to glacial deposits of the Pleistocene epoch.

May 2018

Members' Night

Date: Thursday, 10 May 2018 | 7:30PM
A series of short oral presentations by society members, followed by desktop presentations, nibbles and drinks

July 2018

Unearthing the rocks

Start: Saturday, 21 July 2018 | 9:00AM
End: Wednesday, 25 July 2018 | 5:00PM
Why not escape to Arran this summer & learn about its fascinating geology? This geology course gives you the chance to do just that. Suitable for beginners or those who understand a little but would like to know a lot more.

September 2018

The geology of Aberdeenshire – mountains, glens and coast

Start: Friday, 14 September 2018 | 12:00PM
End: Monday, 17 September 2018 | 12:00PM
Devonian lavas and sedimentary rocks; Highland Border Complex (with superb pillow lavas); Highland Boundary Fault; ORS/Dalradian unconformity; Dalradian structure and metamorphism; Caledonian and post-Caledonian granites, gabbros, migmatites, dykes and breccia pipes.
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