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A Building Stones Guide to Central Manchester
Third Edition (2014)
Four self-guided walks through the city centre
Now available to purchase

Other Events

Force Crag Mine Open Days 2017

The remaining 2017 Open Day is:
  • Saturday 9 September
Force Crag Mine, near Keswick, was the last mineral mine worked in the Lake District, production ceasing in 1990. The National Trust offer a guided tour to explore the processing mill and surrounding remains. The tour takes about 1 hour, all tickets are 6 and transport up to the site is provided.

For more details, visit the webpage, email or call 017687 74649

The Making of the British Landscape

Wednesday 27 September 2017 at 18:00
Lecture Theatre B, University Place, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL

One of our members has drawn our attention to a lecture by Royal Geographical Society president Nicholas Crane (he of 'Coast') to mark the 125th anniversary of geography at the University of Manchester. It is free but booking in advance is essential. There are no other details available at present.

Earth Science Week 2017: "Our Restless Earth"

7-15 October 2017

Earth Science Week is an annual event organised by the Geological Society. The theme of Earth Science Week 2017 is "Our Restless Earth", and celebrates the 50th anniversary of the theory of plate tectonics. The event follows the William Smith Meeting 2017, "Plate Tectonics at 50", at the Geological Society on 3-5 October 2017.