Events

2021 Events

26 September

Hydrodetour: Fluid crossings and stratigraphy – Geodiversity & Art Walk led by Artist Gail Dickerson and Geologist Diana Clements.

As part of the Hydracity Exhibition at Thames Side Studios (10-26 September 2021), a series of walks is planned. For details see: www.inspirallondon.com/events. The London Geodiversity Partnership will run the final walk of the series on 26 September

Crossing paths of art and geology as we walk – Hydrodetouring deep histories on our journey from Abbey Wood towards the Thames at Woolwich we will explore the colours, textures and forms deposited by floods, glaciers, rivers and seas that once covered the land on our walk from Abbey Wood to the Thames Barrier. From abbeys to fossils, discussions on chalk and glaciers, we wind our way along the Thames passed natural sculptures and former quarries, to marvel at earth colours and exposed layers of London’s strata, an amazing variation laid down millions of years ago.

Starting from Abbey Wood station, the walk will end at Thames Barrier, Woolwich. Walk approx. 6 hours,  Distance: 7 miles +

Start at Station exit 10:30 am – Abbey Wood, London SE2 9PY

Lunch: Bring a packed lunch

End: by Thames Barrier 16.30 pm or continue to Thameside Studios Gallery to see the Hydracity exhibition with final performance lantern walk starting 6.0 pm

Cost: £6 payable via link on website – www.inspirallondon.com/events. Essential to book in advance.

September 14th or October 12th

AGS Lectures: ‘Lost Planets’ by Prof. Hilary Downes from Birkbeck College, University of London.

AGS Lectures are held at 7.30 for 8.00pm start at Finchley Baptist Church, 1, Stanhope Avenue, (off East End Road), N3 3LX.
Non members are welcome but during this pandemic it is essential that non-members wishing to attend a lecture should contact the General Secretary & News editor, Julia Daniels, beforehand: Telephone  020 8346 1056, Email: starfields@tiscali.co.uk.

November 9th

Frank Stokes Memorial Lecture ‘Portland Stone’ by Barry J. Hunt – IBIS Ltd.

AGS Lectures are held at 7.30 for 8.00pm start at Finchley Baptist Church, 1, Stanhope Avenue, (off East End Road), N3 3LX.
Non members are welcome but during this pandemic it is essential that non-members wishing to attend a lecture should contact the General Secretary & News editor, Julia Daniels, beforehand: Telephone  020 8346 1056, Email: starfields@tiscali.co.uk.