Lectures and Excursions

The group holds meetings and talks at Hanson’s cement works near Clitheroe.

The dates and times of which will be posted on this page.





1st meeting – Fri 13th Sept at 7.15.

The speaker will be Andy Gize, who is a coal petrologist, now retired from being a lecturer at Manchester University. He will be talking about the relationships between fossil fuels and mineral deposits

2nd meeting – Fri 11th Oct  James Carter, Senior Engineering Geologist from Wardell Armstrong who has visited us before will talk on Iceland

Nov 8th        Frank Nicholson

Dec 6th        Member’s evening

Jan 10th       Brian Jeffrey will give a talk on “The Rubbing Mills of Rossendale”

Feb 7th        AGM + Peter del Strother – Cyprus

Mar 6th        Lesley Collins

Apr 3rd         Harry Pinkerton

Further details of talks will be publicised as these become available.