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Free Online Talk: A Beginner’s Guide to the Geology of Charnwood Forest

Join the Geopark for an easy to understand introduction to the amazing geology of Charnwood Forest. Dr Jack Matthews will guide you through nearly 600 million years of earth history, highlighting incredible stories including the evolution of the world’s oldest known animals, the time when our region sat at the heart of a giant desert, and the marvelous minerals found in this part of Leicestershire. No specialist knowledge is required to attend, just an interest in natural history and an appetite to explore our planet’s past!

This event is provided by Charnwood Forest Geopark, and supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

The talk will be online, and you can watch it via any of the options below:



X/Twitter: (With X, the Livestream post will appear in our feed once it begins)

A recording of the event will be made available on the Geopark Youtube channel.

Please note, if you wish to be able to ask a question to the speakers, you will need an account with the platform you have chosen to watch the talk on. Questions can be asked by writing a comment on the livesteam.

The event is free, and no booking is required. If you think you might forget about the event, why not put a reminder along with your chosen link in your calendar now?