Earth Science Centre
1st October 2023 -
A festival of events running 1st – 22nd October 2023 to celebrate
the awe-inspiring 450-million-year geology of the Mendip Hills!
These events are not run by the BNS
Sun. 1 Oct. PEN HILL GEO WALK 10.30am – 1pm
Meet at junction between Little Entry & North Road, Wells, BA5 2TJ.
Tue. 3 Oct. BUILDING STONES OF WELLS GEO WALK 10am – 12.30pm
Meet in front of Wells & Mendip Museum, 8 Cathedral Green, BA5 2UE.
ST 5509 4593. what3words ///crunched.funky.scored.
Thu. 5 Oct. BUILDING STONES OF FROME GEO WALK 2pm-4pm
Meet at the front of the Cheese & Grain, Market Yard, Justice Lane, Frome, BA11 1BE. what3words ///doctor.petal.forum.
Wed. 11 Oct. BATTS COMBE QUARRY MINIBUS TOURS 10am & 2pm
Meet at the Somerset Earth Science Centre, BA3 5JU.
Thu. 12 Oct. UNTANGLING GEOLOGICAL TIME AT TEDBURY CAMP –
GEO WALK 10.30am-12.30pm.
Meet in the layby at Fordbury Bottom near Great Elm, Mells.
Grid Ref: ST 749 492. what3words ///merge.saloons.science.
Sat. 14 Oct. GEO LECTURE DAY 12.30pm-4.30pm.
Somerset Earth Science Centre, Moons Hill Quarry, BA3 5JU.
Sun. 15 Oct. COALFIELDS, CANALS & RAILWAYS OF CAMERTON WALK
Meet at junction between Camerton Hill and Durcott Lane, BA2 0PS. 10.30am-2.30pm
Wed. 18 Oct. WHATLEY QUARRY MINIBUS TOURS Tours at 10am & 2pm
Meet at the Somerset Earth Science Centre, BA3 5JU
Thu. 19 Oct. CORAL SEAS & MOUNTAIN BUILDING GEO WALK 10am-3pm
Meet at Blackmoor Reserve car park, Charterhouse, BS40 7XR. what3words///takes.grumble.broadens.
Sat. 21 Oct. SOMERSET EARTH SCIENCE CENTRE MUSEUM & OPEN DAY
Somerset Earth Science Centre, BA3 5JU. 11am – 3pm
Sun. 22 Oct. MOMENTS ON MENDIP OUTDOOR PROJECTIONS EXHIBITION
Start point: Riverside Gardens, Cliff Road (B3135), Cheddar Gorge, BS27 3QE.
what3words///pavilions.thinks.throats. 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Many events require booking and some have a small charge.
To book and for further information –
Somerset Earth Science Centre 01749 840 156