Events

Guided Walk: The Geology Highlights of St Andrews

Join the GeoBus team to explore local rock and fossil highlights on the St Andrews coast. The first few stops on our walk will be within the town, followed by […]

Scottish Mineral and Lapidary Club at Dynamic Earth

Display of Scottish agates – lapidary work – Scottish rocks and minerals Children – hands on stone polishing, see minerals / sands under the microscope This event is free with […]

Scottish Mineral and Lapidary Club at Dynamic Earth

Display of Scottish agates – lapidary work – Scottish rocks and minerals Children – hands on stone polishing, see minerals / sands under the microscope This event is free with […]

Open Day at Fossil Grove, Glasgow

Fossil Grove in Victoria Park, Glasgow houses a unique collection of fossil trees, formed 330 million years ago. Marvel at this piece of ancient history in the beautiful surroundings of […]

Innellan Beach Pebble Day

Innellan is a village on the Cowal Peninsula, adjacent to the Firth of Clyde. Its geology is notable because the Highland Boundary Fault is exposed on the beach, including a […]

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: 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: 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. […]

Guided Walk: No Stone Unturned – Stories of Stone and Stonecarving in Dumfries

Join the Crichton Writers in a walking tour of Dumfries exploring both the sandstone history and the finest architectural stonecarving of the town. You will be guided by historical researcher […]