About us Summer prog. Winter prog. Contact us Useful links Home SUMMER PROGRAMME 2017 April 29th Peter Millar.  VOLCANIC DUNSEVERICK. Lava flows of the Causeway Tholeiite Member. Meet:  Dunseverick Castle car park (C 987 445), 11:00 am. May 13th Ian Meighan MOURNES GEOARCHAEOLOGY AND INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE. Joint with Ulster Archaeological Society. Meet:  Slidderyford Bridge car park (IJ 395 341), 10 am. (Just under 2 miles south of Dundrum on A2, also known as “The Twelve Arches”). June 7th Ian Forsythe. BUILDING STONES OF HOLYWOOD. An evening examining historic and modern building stones. Joint with Belfast Naturalists’ Field Club. Meet: Holywood Priory (J 401 794), 7 pm. June 17th Alastair Ruffell. AL’S GEOLOGICAL MURDER TOUR. Gruesome crime scenes of Belfast by minibus.  Strong stomachs advised! Lunch at the Chimney Corner in Mallusk. Bus departs from outside Ulster Museum, 10 am. July 29th CANCELLED August 26th Rob Raine. UNDERGROUND, OVER GROUND, WONDERFUL SCREE. Sedimentary geology of the Carboniferous and Permian rocks of the Cultra area. Meet at 9:00 am at the car park (J 404 799) off Ballymenoch Park road and east of the playground at Holywood Seapark.  September 9/10th Bernard Anderson GEOLOGY WEEKEND IN ROSGUILL. This two day trip will travel by car to Co. Donegal to examine the igneous and metamorphic rocks of this outstandingly beautiful area. Joint with Irish Geological Association /Open University Geological Society. September 30th The President and Friends. ROCKS AND DEPOSITS OF KILLARD POINT AND STRANGFORD. Joint with The Geological Society  NI Regional Group. <details> back to top