(updated August 2011)
This is my file of events and participating groups of past
years, starting around 2007 (when my original web site was created). As you
will see, I specialise in the coastal area of West Sussex.
LOCAL GEOLOGY WALKS & FOSSIL HUNTS
foreshore (London Clay and fossils)
foreshore (Bracklesham Beds, Quaternary & fossils)
Harbour (geology, fossils and archaeology) – in areas around Bosham, Fishbourne, Dell Quay to Chichester Marina,
and West Wittering to East Head.
- Duncton Hill to Burton Park (geology & landscape
hunts (at Bracklesham).
Age landscapes (a walk around The Trundle, the hill north of Chichester).
Bognor Common Quarry, Fittleworth.
- Marehill Sand Mines, near Pulborough.
on the beach (at Pagham Harbour and Shoreham
Downs (around Bignor).
greensands of West Sussex.
BUILDING STONE WALKS
- Churches: Apuldram,
Priory, Broadwater, Chidham,
Earnley, Felpham, Greatham,
North Mundham, North Stoke, Pagham,
Sidlesham, Singleton, Sompting,
South Hayling, Steyning,
Warblington, West Wittering, Westhampnett,
- Towns: Chichester Cathedral &
the city centre, Arundel, Havant (latter two prepared but not used).
- Museums: Weald & Downland Open
Air Museum, Fishbourne Roman Palace.
TALKS ON WEST SUSSEX
geology of West Sussex / The making of Sussex; our geological history.
sand & fossils (geology of the West Sussex coastal plain).
rocks beneath your feet.
curiosities/highlights of West Sussex / of the Chichester district.
& fossils of Bracklesham / Fossil hunting at Bracklesham.
the mud (Chichester Harbour).
pebbles on the beach.
our greensand isn't green: a geological ramble around Iping.
Venables, geologist & natural historian.
Dixon & the geology of Bracklesham.
Heron-Allen & the geology of Selsey.
today & tomorrow: the Quaternary of West Sussex.
TALKS ON BUILDING
of West Sussex churches.
of Boxgrove Priory.
of Steyning church.
- Lavant Stone; the search for a medieval building
TALKS ON OTHER SUBJECTS
of the Aegean.
field trip to Messel (Germany).
to local geology – one day.
stones of SE England – one day.
Fossils & Building Stones – short course.
and building stones of West Sussex churches – one day.
to local geology (for archaeologists) – one day.
of building stones in the Chichester area – one day.
and fossil collecting in West Sussex – one day.
HAVE PARTICIPATED INCLUDE:
- Bignor Weed & Wildflower Festival
Regis & District Sea Cadets
Regis Local History Society
Regis ‘Sands of Time’ Festival
Hill Local History Society
Natural History Society
& District Archaeological Society
& District Gardens & Allotments Association
Local History Society
Natural History Society
- Chidham Church 900th Anniversary event
of Boxgrove Priory
of Shoreham Beach
of St Mary, North Stoke
Gem, Fossil & Mineral Society
& District Geological Society
Geological Field Club
Wildlife & Heritage Group
Valley Geological Society
University Geological Society – London branch
University Geological Society – Oxford branch
University Geological Society – Wessex branch
- Pagham Harbour Local Nature Reserve
for Church Archaeology
Downs Joint Committee
Mineral & Fossil Society
Harbours History Club
of Sussex (Centre for Community Engagement)
& Downland Open Air Museum
Sussex Beach Wardens
Sussex County Council Adult Education
Sussex Geological Society