Events

The opening of the new access ramp and information board,

to allow people with disabilities to appreciate Greensand geology.

March 23
10am

Potton Scout Hut, Sutton Road Potton, SG19 2DS

A walk on the Chalk - Ravensburgh Castle

A spring walk on the chalk featuring a visit to Ravensburgh Castle, an Iron-Age hill fort on a spectacular site in the Chilterns between Barton le Cley and Hexton.

April 7
9:45am

Hexton School off B655 between Barton-Le-Cley and Hitchin
Grid reference TL 195 303
Post code SG5 3JL

Opening of the unique Wall of Geology

and celebrating the Earth Heritage of Greensand Country, enjoy activities and events throughout the day.

May 4
11am

Clophill Ecolodges, Old Church Path, Clophill, MK45 4BP

Geowalk

at the RSPB to discover geology and ancient environments. There are some steep sections on this trail.

May 8
10am and 12noon

The Lodge Nature Reserve, Potton Road, Sandy, SG19 2DL

Walk the new Central Geotrail

A guided walk on the Greensand Ridge in the heart of Greensand Country's fascinating landscape and geology.

May 29
11am or 2pm

The George Inn, 6 George Street, Maulden, MK45 2DF

Site Clearance at Kensworth Quarry Nature Reserve

This year's annual site clearance to restore this Chalk exposure to its former glory. Bring along your clearance tools, spades, trowels and hand brushes.

June 15
10:30am

Kensworth Quarry, Isle of Wght Lane, Dunstable Downs, LU6 2PR

John Catt Symposium at the University of Hertfordshire

July 13

TBA

Social Event

August

TBA

The Chalk of the Chilterns and the impact of HS2

A talk by an expert, Dr Haydon Bailey, on a very topical subject, followed by the AGM.

September 29

Husborne Crawley Reading Rooms, Turnpike Road, Husborne Crawley, MK43 0XE

Livelihoods of the Chalk

Join us for a leisurely walk along footpaths and gentle hills to discover the history of the chalk and its uses through time. This walk is based on the leaflet Livelihoods of the Chalk in Bedfordshire.

October 12
10:30am

Stanbridge Road, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 9JG

Updated 19 March 2019

Events are subject to change. Please contact the Events Co-ordinator to confirm the details.

Please note that walks may involve difficult terrain, steep slopes and uneven ground and may not be suitable for all. All field trips are weather dependent, so bear in mind that snow or heavy rain may lead to postponement. To cover some of our administrative costs there will a token collection ‘at the gate’ of £2 for non-members.

For reviews of our events read our newsletters, available on the Information page. You may also like to see further images of our events and other related pictures on the Gallery page.

For further information on forthcoming events click here to contact the Events Co-ordinator.