2022 Events

  • Beneath your feet: the geology of Springfield Park

    Celebration on Thursday bank holiday, 2 June

    Springfield Park in Hackney E5 9EF, will hold a Celebration to mark  the completion of the Springfield Park restoration project as well as the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The London Geodiversity Partnership will join forces with London Branch of the Open University Geological Society to run a stand at the event. The stand will run from 10-5 and will display material relating to the underlying geology.  A geological trail around Springfield Park will take place at 11am and 3pm, starting at LGP/LOUGS Stand on the lawn near the pond at the top of the park. It is suitable for family groups as well as more experienced geologists. It will last approximately one hour.

    To book: www.eventbrite.com/e/springfield-park-celebration-the-geology-of-springfield-park-guided-walk-tickets-338896658027 or on the day at the stand.

  • The Changing Layers and Climate of Wandsworth

    Sunday 19 June starting at 10.30am at Balham Underground Station

    A five mile Geology and Art walk with the London Geodiversity Partnership and artist Gail Dickerson. The walk cross Wandsworth Common and Wandsworth
    Cemetery looking for clues to the underlying geology. It will continue down the River Wandle to the new Climate Hub in Wandsworth Southside Centre where there will be a display on the changing layers and climate of Wandsworth and an exhibit of earth samples from the layers of geological strata below Wandsworth. Alongside this is an exhibition of artwork by Gail Dickerson made from these collected samples from Tideway’s shaft at Kirtling Street in Nine Elms. After lunch the walk will continue on to follow the River Wandle to its outlet into the River Thames and then on to Putney Bridge to finish before 4.

    There is no requirement to book but it would be helpful if you can let us know by emailing: geotrail@londongeopartnership.org.uk.

Past Events

  • Putney Heath and Wimbledon Common Geotrail

    Saturday 7 May 2022 10.30am – 4.30pm

    Booking essential by emailing: geotrail@londongeopartnership.org.uk

  • Geoconservation Day at Gilbert’s Pit, Charlton, SSSI

    Sunday 20 February 2022 11am – 4pm

  • Reinstating Branch Hill Pond

    JW3 – Sunday 6th February 2022 2pm – 6pm

    Burgh House – 9th – 13th February 2022 10am-4pm

    The London Geodiversity Partnership have been assisting the Redington Frognal Association in their plans to reinstate Branch Hill Pond, painted so often by Constable around 1820. The pond was filled in around 1890. The initiative came as part of a wider initiative to reduce flooding in the area. There will be a free public Exhibition explaining the project in Burgh House, Hampstead from 9-11 and 13 February.