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Walking in the footsteps of Watt; Geology of the Lickey Hills

  • Lickey Hills Visitor Centre Warren Lane, Rednal Birmingham B45 8ER (map)
Barnt Green Road Quarry - a story of folds and faults

Barnt Green Road Quarry - a story of folds and faults

Geology was one of James Watt’s many interests. In correspondence to his son James Watt Jnr, he writes about an excursion to the Lickey Hills. Discover why Watt was so excited about this area. This walk, led by Julie Schroder, will follow in Watt’s footsteps and look at the geology of these hills. It will include a visit to a little known old quarry.

Julie Schroder is a retired teacher and amateur geologist. She is a volunteer with Lickey Hills Geo-Champions and Newsletter editor for the Black Country Geological Society.

Cost: This is a free event

Booking not required. Meet at the Lickey Hills Vistor Centre on time and prepared for whatever the weather may bring.

Earlier Event: May 29
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