Dinosaur, fossil, and geology events 2021

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Below is a list of the dinosaur, fossil, and geology events I am involved with this summer and autumn:

Wednesday August 11th 2021, 11am, Scarborough – Tracking Scarborough’s Dinosaurs (family-friendly footprint-finding in the Jurassic rocks of South Bay).

My left foot, standing on a Middle Jurassic dinosaur footprint on the North Yorkshire Coast.

Thursday August 12th 2021, 10am, York – York Earth Walk (a ~2-hour walk exploring York’s hidden history).

Ammonites in the pebble mosaic, York Museum Gardens.

Thursday August 12th 2021, 2pm, York – York Water Walk (a ~2-hour walk exploring York’s hidden history).

The River Ouse waterfront at King’s Staith, York.

Thursday August 19th 2021, 10am, York – York Earth Walk

Thursday August 19th 2021, 2pm, York – York Water Walk

Tuesday August 24th 2021, 10am, Cayton Bay – Family Fossil Hunt (SOLD OUT)

Wednesday August 25th 2021, 11am, Scarborough – Tracking Scarborough’s Dinosaurs

Thursday August 26th 2021, 10am, York – York Earth Walk

Thursday August 26th 2021, 2pm, York – York Water Walk

Tuesday September 7th 2021, 11am, Filey Bay – Scottish Geology of Yorkshire (a free event with Dr Katie Strang, hunting for pieces of Scotland on the Yorkshire coast.)

Friday September 10th to Sunday September 12th 2021, Scarborough (and online) – Yorkshire Fossil Festival (northern England’s biggest annual celebration of fossils, palaeontology, and Earth science).

The Yorkshire Fossil Festival at the Rotunda Museum, Scarborough

And if you’re looking for an online learning for pleasure course in Earth science at the Centre for Lifelong Learning at the University of York, I will be offering these classes in the autumn:

Monday 4th October 2021 – Landscapes of Yorkshire. This 6-week online evening class, led by Dr Laura Eddey and with contributions from me, will explore the geology, geography and history of Yorkshire’s landscapes. Book your place here.

Saturday 9th October 2021 – Understanding Geological Maps. A 3-hour online class introducing geological maps, how they’re made, and the past, present and future of geological mapping, from William Smith to robots on Mars. Book your place here.

Saturday 20th November 2021 – A Geological History of Yorkshire. A 3-hour online class attempting to cover half a billion years of geological history across an historic county nearly 12,000 square kilometres in size. Book your place here.

fossiliam

Earth scientist in North Yorkshire, fossilist on the Dinosaur Coast. Director of the Yorkshire Fossil Festival and palaeontologist with Hidden Horizons. Can be found cricketing for Ovington CC. Can be found twittering as @fossiliam.

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