Geology trust’s upcoming events

The North-East Yorkshire Geology trust has confirmed 64 events taking place over the coming year.

The activities, detailed in the April 2012 to March 2013 events programme, cover a range of pastimes, such as guided tours, fossil walks and museum visits.

On 5 April, Pickering’s Beck Isle Museum will play host to a visit from a Victorian geologist, who will be bringing samples for the children to look at as part of their recurring Fossil Fun Days.

As part of Wass Environment Weekend, on 29 April, there will be a free guided walk through the village with Mike Windle, trust director.

The walk will cover the village and Byland Abbey.

On 18 August, their participation in the annual Rosedale Show will allow members of the public to bring their own fossils to be identified by the geology trust experts.

On 20 September there will be an evening talk with Mike Windle at a Rock and Fossil Road Show, for Ingleby Greenhow and District Lecture Society, taking place in the village hall.

Thursday 11 October will see one the longest and most strenuous guided walks, with the 11-mile Rosedale Ramble taking place throughout the day.

For Robin Hood’s Bay, there is a community event taking place on 10 November.

The afternoon celebration will cover local heritage and the activities on offer in the area.

The trust offers a yearly membership at £10 per person or £25 for families, gives free entry to all events and a newsletter.

For further information contact them on (01947) 881000.