Details of previous meetings, some of which include reports and photographs, can be found in the Woolhope Club section.

  • Woolhope Club Meetings 2021/2022

    Please scroll down the page for reports on the 2021 Field Meetings

    WOOLHOPE CLUB AUTUMN/WINTER MEETINGS PROGRAMME 2021-2022
    The Club meetings have been arranged making every effort to follow Government and Council guidelines and members are advised that they attend at their own risk. Because of circumstances beyond the Club’s control it is possible that meetings may have to be cancelled at short notice. Before attending an advertised meeting, members are advised to check the situation on the Club website, or by phoning the President on 01432 269766.

    All meetings will be held on Saturdays at 2.15 p.m. in the Town Hall Assembly Room, Hereford unless otherwise notified and will generally be illustratedNon members are welcome.

    25 September –  David Lovelace & David Whitehead, The Belmont Parkland: its history and future as Hereford’s new wildlife park
    2 October 12.45pm. Please note earlier time. Catherine Clarke, Pilgrims & Phantoms: St Thomas Way and the Medieval March of Wales
    13 November  - Derek Foxton,
    The Photography of Alfred Watkins
    27 November – Winter AGM –  Neil Kidd & Martin Cook, Longtown Castle & the De Lacys

    2022
    8 January – Chris Robinson, The Curlew project   
    29 January   Dr Colin Prosser, Natural Foundations – the role of geology in nature conservation
    19 February  Dr Toby Purser, The Holme Lacy Charter
    12 March – Spring AGM –President’s talk – David Whitehead

    FIELD MEETINGS 2021

    FIRST FIELD MEETING      TUESDAY 18 MAY, 2021
    Moira Jenkins and Sue Olver led a visit to Ross Town and the surrounding area. The purpose of the walk was to compare the features seen in the Old Red Sandstone rocks with the modern day river features and to look at the geomorphology.  See the meeting report here.

    SECOND FIELD MEETING   SATURDAY 3 JULY, 2021
    Visit to Moccas and Woolhope Oak. David Whitehead, David Lovelace and Sue Olver led this visit to Moccas Park, its oak trees and the park extension on the west side of Dorstone Hill. See the meeting report here

    THIRD  FIELD MEETING              FRIDAY 16 JULY, 2021
    Prof Keith Ray  and Prof Julian thomas  led  a  visit  to  explore  Arthur’s Stone, the historic landscape around it which is being measured and excavated. In the afternoon Tim Hoverd showed members around the extensive work which is being carried out a Snodhill castle. See the meeting report here.

    EXTRA FIELD MEETING WEDNESDAY 4 AUGUST 2021 
    John Payne led a meeting to the Malverns. On this guided walk we saw some of the rocks of the hills and their immediate surroundings and discuss the geological aspects of the view from the hill top. See the meeting report here.

    FOURTH FIELD MEETING              WEDNESDAY 11 AUGUST, 2021
    The President David Whitehead and other members led this walking trip around Hereford. See the meeting report here.

    FIFTH  FIELD MEETING    SATURDAY 21 AUGUST, 2021
    This field meeting went ahead in spite of the unpleasant weather. See the meeting report here.
     

     

  • Woolhope Club Field Meetings 2021