Forthcoming events

Oxfordshire Geology Trust Annual General Meeting 2019

Annual General Meeting of the Oxfordshire Geology Trust, followed at 7.30 with a special lecture by Professor Tony Watts of Oxford University on "The dynamics of plate interiors: A view from the Central Pacific and the centre of England"
Using data collected from over 40 years, Tony will illustrate the use of geological and geophysical techniques to study the Earth’s crustal movements with diverse examples from the Cotswold's and the Pacific Ocean - a truly global approach.

25th July 2019

Thursday July 25th 2019 at 7 pm in the Old Town Hall, Market Place, Faringdon SN7 7HL

Fabulous fossils, minerals and rocks at Banbury Museum

Fabulous fossils, minerals and rocks at Banbury Museum

Make a dinosaur mask
Examine fossils under a microscope and learn how old they are and where they lived, all explained by experts.
Bring your own fossils and rocks for identification.
For £2 start a fossil collection with a "lucky dip".
Discover fossils in a sand pit.

26th July 2019

Friday 26th July, 11 am to 3pm,
Banbury Museum, Waterways Gallery, Spiceball Park Road, OX16 2PO

Wychwood Forest Fair

20th annual Wychwood Forest Fair, Sunday 1st September

The Wychwood Forest Fair is a popular annual event celebrating the diversity and richness of both the natural world and the working and leisure activities of local people.

Come and visit the OGT information stand with ‘lucky-dip’ for a fossil and ‘find-a-fossils in the sand pit’, plus trail guides and dinosaur books for sale.

1st September 2019

Little Park, Cornbury.
For further details visit:

Dry Sandford Nature Reserve

Upper Jurassic Corallian sandstones and limestones

8th September 2019

Meet at Dry Sandford Nature Reserve car park. SU468996
Further details to be announced later.