The promotion of this programme is being supported by the Curry Fund of the Geologists Association. The wider GeoFest programme and associated administration is supported by Merlin Energy. Materials for use in events are funded by the Tomlinson Brown Trust and Geologists in the Geopark.
More details about the events will be available on the website during GeoFest. Please see the attached: GeoFest 2022 poster
1. Throughout GeoFest – Cappuccino geology trail at visitor centres in the Geopark – Severn Valley Railway King and Castle and cafe at Kidderminster, Severn Valley Country Park, Arley Arboretum, Bewdley Museum, Cob House Countryside Park near Martley, Malvern Hills GeoCentre, Worcester Cathedral, and National Trust at Dudmaston. Please see poster attached: cappuccino trail April 2022
2. Throughout GeoFest – Geology trails with free trail leaflets at Wyre Forest, National Trust at Dudmaston, Bewdley Museum, Severn Valley Railway and Arley Arboretum.
3. A new geology trail booklet – the Les Morris Memorial Trail – will be available at most events and is free to download from the Geopark website. This is a driving trail across the whole of the Geopark which can be completed in small stages if desired.
4. Many other walking geology trails exist and the trail leaflets can be obtained from many different outlets including free downloads from the website.
5. Geology packs for children at Malvern Hills GeoCentre, Severn Valley Country Park, Cob House Countryside Park, Worcester Cathedral, Bewdley Museum, Severn Valley Railway Engine House at Highley, National Trust at Dudmaston, Wyre Forest Centre and Arley Arboretum.
6. June at the Severn Valley Railway, Kidderminster – Geopark displays with rocks and fossils.
7. June 18th at SVCP – Family day of geo-crafts especially Carboniferous flora and fauna.
8. July 9th and 10th at the Engine House, Severn Valley Railway at Highley. Dinosaur Detective Trail and geology packs for children.
9. July 16th at the Hive, Worcester – Heritage Day. Geopark and geology displays.
10. August 10th at Wyre Forest Centre, Callow Hill near Bewdley – Geo-craft day plus table top displays.
11. August 17th at Severn Valley Country Park – Geo-craft day including Carboniferous flora and fauna.
12. Various dates in August at Bewdley Museum – dinosaur hunt.
13. July and August at Severn Valley Country Park – rock and fossil hunts for children and accompanying adults. Check for dates.
14. July and August at Hereford Museum – the story of the River Wye.
15. Throughout August at Worcester Cathedral – ‘Fossils in the Geopark’ exhibition with specimens, geology trails and free leaflets.
16. Throughout August at Severn Valley Country Park – Geo-textiles exhibitions and workshops.
17. Throughout GeoFest at the Engine House, Highley – ‘The geology, landscape and building stones of the Severn Valley Railway’ – a display of photographs with geological interpretations.
18. Throughout GeoFest look out for our Dinosaur Detective Trail, and Rock and Fossil Detective Trail at various locations.
19. Throughout GeoFest at Malvern Hills GeoCentre and Bewdley Museum – specimen displays.
20. Throughout GeoFest at various locations there are exposures of rocks to look at and learn more about geology. Check the full list on the website under ‘Explore geology and landscape’.
21. Throughout GeoFest at the Lapworth Museum of Geology at the University of Birmingham – impressive collections of rocks, minerals and fossils.
Information about all visitor centres is on the website under ‘About Us’.
For more information visit: www.geopark.org.uk