The group meet monthly on the 3rd Wednesday at 2.00 pm at The Bradford Club or go on a visit to a site or a museum in the local area.
New members are welcome.
There is a charge of £2 per session for the room hire.
The group leader/ main lecturer has a background of study in the two subjects. Members of the group and visiting speakers also give presentations.
Recent meetings included:
Derek Barker . Glass making and the Bradford Glass Works
Lucky Dip. Cathryn Iliffe.
Derek Barker - Buying Beauty: distinguished buildings and their marbles
Bill Fraser - Dent Marble
Visit to Hirst Wood, Saltaire.
Paul Tomany. Using ancient DNA in Viking Studies
Derek Barker. Picking up stones on the beach and in quarries. Practical. A chance to try your rock and mineral identification skills with help from Derek.
Visit to Prince of Wales Park, Bingley, to see geology and fossils in this recently restored Grade 2 listed park, led by Bill Fraser.