Online Talk: Beasts Before Us, with Elsa Panciroli

Online Event

It’s said we live in the ‘age of mammals’, but in her exciting new book, Beasts Before Us, Dr Elsa Panciroli reveals that this is not strictly true. The real […]

Free

Excursion: Glen Roy; a geological mystery

Glen Roy road end, by Brae Roy Lodge Glen Roy, Highland

A guided walk exploring the remote northern end of Glen Roy, Lochaber. Famed for its ‘Parallel Roads’ a geological phenomenon which attracts visitors from all over the world it is […]

£50

Guided Walk: Glen Sannox and Blue Rocks, Arran

Glen Cottage Sannox Beach Car Park, Sannox, Arran

Venture into the glacial landscape of Glen Sannox, learn about Arran's industrial heritage, and find evidence of sea-level change. Walk length: 4 km / 3 miles Approx. duration: 3 hours […]

£10.00

Online talk: Columnar Basalt

Online Event

Columnar Basalt lava is a remarkable natural phenomenon and is found in many places throughout Mull and the other islands nearby. This talk, lavishly illustrated with the speaker's own photos […]

Free

Book Launch of Earth Lines: Geopoetry and Geopoetics

Online Event

Join Patrick Corbett and other contributors online to celebrate the launch of Earth Lines: Geopoetry and Geopoetics published by the Edinburgh Geological Society. This is a book that explores the […]

Guided Walk: Holyrood Park: The Coolest Walk on Earth

Holyrood Park Queen's Drive, Edinburgh

First in a series of two walks. Join an expert geologist and a Ranger on a 3-hour guided walk to discover how the landscape of Holyrood Park has been shaped […]

Free

A Cruise to Lamberton Skerrs

RNLI Eyemouth Lifeboat Station Eyemouth Harbour, Eyemouth

Travel back in time on this 3-hour cruise along the Berwickshire Coast from Eyemouth, past Burnmouth Caves to Lamberton Skerrs and back. There will be a geological and a wildlife […]

£45

Online Course: Geology of Scotland – session 5

Online Event

The Midland Valley Terrane is underlain by basement rocks of about 480 million years that contain relicts of oceanic crust, magmatic intrusions and the volcanic arc that collided with the […]

Free

The Great Scottish Fossil Showdown

Join three teams of palaeontologists as they battle it out in the first ever Scottish Fossil Showdown! Team Palaeozoic, Team Mesozoic and Team Cenozoic will each argue for the best […]

Free

Beach Pebble event and walk: Mingary, Ardnamurchan

Mingary Pier Kilchoan

Starting at the ferry slipway at Mingary, this is a  gentle stroll among a fascinating geological landscape where there is an amazing variety of geological features in the one relatively […]

Free

Guided Walk: Holyrood Park: Hot Rocks

Holyrood Park Queen's Drive, Edinburgh

Second in a series of two walks. Join an expert geologist and a Ranger on a 3 hour guided walk to discover the fascinating geological history of Holyrood Park. Discover […]

Free

Beach Pebble event: Kirkcudbright Beach

The Dhoon beach, Kirkcudbright The Dhoon, Kirkcudbright

Experts will help you discover the story behind pebbles you find on the beach. Sandstones from nearby cliffs laid down 430 million years ago in a deep ocean, granite transported […]

Free

Arthur’s Seat Volcano Trail

Holyrood Park Queen's Drive, Edinburgh

An opportunity to discover Edinburgh’s volcano during a walk in Holyrood Park! Learn about the 340 million year history of Arthur’s Seat, from tropical lagoons to volcanic eruptions and shaping […]

Free

Beach Pebble event: Starney Bay, St Abbs, Berwickshire

Starney Bay, the first beach you reach on the coast path between the village of St Abbs and the lighthouse, Berwickshire.

Come meet up with geologists and biologists who will help you explore the variety of pebbles, how they were formed and how this links to the types of wildlife that […]

Free

Beach Pebble Event: Limekilns, West Fife

Limekilns, KY11

Join geologists and volunteers from the Scottish Geology Trust on the beach between 11:00am – 2:00pm for some hands-on activities to explore the stories hidden in every pebble. We’ll discover […]

Free

Online Course: Geology of Scotland – session 6

Online Event

The Southern Uplands Terrane has rocks as old as 480 million years that represent a portion of an ancient ocean floor and its sedimentary cover. This sequence of rocks was […]

Free

Online Talk: Building Stones of Inverness

The Rock Stop The Rock Stop, Unapool

Join Andy Moffat for an exploration of the building stones of Inverness. From granite to larvikite and from Caithness to Rajasthan, Andy will guide attendants through the geology of the […]

£5.00

Sky Arts: Landmark

Online Event

Broadcaster, DJ and author Gemma Cairney will delve into the purpose and power of public art as she joins Sky Arts on a mission to create the UK’s next major […]

Online Talk: Carbon Capture and Storage

Online Event

Carbon Capture and Storage is one of an array of tools available to enable the decarbonisation of modern life, the task which has in recent years crystalised as the defining […]

Free

Guided Walk: Building Stones of Inverness

Join Andy Moffat for an exploration of the building stones of Inverness. From granite to larvikite and from Caithness to Rajasthan, Andy will guide attendants through the geology of the […]

£5.00