Events

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 Wight Lane, Dunstable Downs, LU6 2PR

John Catt Symposium at the University of Hertfordshire

A day of presentations with lunch, £25, book online here

July 13

Bayfordbury Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Lower Hatfield Road, Hertford, SG13 8LD

A Guided Walk on Dunstable Downs and a Visit to Kensworth Quarry Nature Reserve

Join the John Catt Symposium members for a Sunday field trip with experts.

July 14
10am to 4pm

Dunstable Downs Gateway Centre, Dunstable Road, Whipsnade, LU6 2GY

Walk our Eastern Geotrail (RSPB to Potton) with visiting members of the Reading Geological Society and a social pub lunch

August 17
10:30am to 4pm

Potton Scout Hut, Sutton Road, Potton, SG19 2DS
Shared cars to the RSPB start.

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 26 April 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.