Events

Aberdeen Science Centre Takeover

Join researchers from the University of Aberdeen and take part in hands-on activities and demonstrations as they showcase research at Aberdeen Science Centre. This event gives future Earth Scientists the […]

Guided Walk: Beneath Ben Nevis; stories in the shadows

A guided walk exploring the geology and landscape stories of Ben Nevis. For many people it is all about standing on the top of the UK’s tallest mountain however, if […]

Excursion: Glen Roy; a geological mystery

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 […]

Virtual tour of the Earth Systems collection at National Museums Scotland

Join Emily Brown, Assistant Curator of Earth Systems at National Museums Scotland, as she takes you behind the scenes at the Museum and explores some highlights of Scotland’s national rock […]

Guided Walk: Fossil Hunting at Pittenweem

The rocks surrounding Pittenweem represent a time around 330 million years ago when the temperatures were tropical, seas were rich with marine life, and land had the first dense forests […]

Guided Walk: Ancient Volcanoes and Elie “Rubies”

Walk the remains of ancient volcanoes and find Elie ‘Rubies’ with Professor Adrian Finch of the University of St Andrews. Imagine paddling in balmy tropical seawater lapping on the shore. […]

Exhibition: Mr. Miller’s Fascinating Fossils at Hugh Miller’s Birthplace, Cromarty

Follow in the footsteps of the great 19th century fossil explorer Hugh Miller. Join us at his museum in Cromarty for a drop-in session with hands-on fun. There will be […]

Exhibition: Mr. Miller’s Fascinating Fossils at Hugh Miller’s Birthplace, Cromarty

Follow in the footsteps of the great 19th century fossil explorer Hugh Miller. Join us at his museum in Cromarty for a drop-in session with hands-on fun. There will be […]

Exhibition: Fabulous Fossils and Marvellous Minerals, at Dumfries Museum

Follow a fun family trail around Dumfries Museum to discover some of the geology of South West Scotland. From fossil footprints older than dinosaurs, to minerals glowing in the dark. […]

Beach Pebble event: Stranraer Beach, Dumfries and Galloway

Experts will help you discover the story behind pebbles you find on the beach. Red sandstones from nearby cliffs laid down 300 million years ago in a desert, stones from […]