Welcome to the North Staffordshire Group of the Geologists’ Association (NSGGA).

The NSGGA is the regional group of the Geologists’ Association in North Staffordshire.

Lecture meetings are held during the autumn and winter, at 7.30pm usually on the second Thursday of the month.

Field meetings are usually held at approximately monthly intervals over the spring and summer.


2022/2023 Winter Programme:

Thursday 13 October @ 19:30 Lecture: Critical metals for combatting climate change and their sustainable extraction – Dr Holly Elliott (University of Derby)
Thursday 17 November @ 19:30 22nd Wolverson Cope Lecture: Solving the puzzle of Tornquist subduction: The contribution of F. Wolverson Cope and early scientific drilling in the UK – Dr Tim Pharaoh (British Geological Survey)
Thursday 8 December @ 18:30 Christmas Social: including @ 19:30 A Pebble Spotter’s Guide – Clive Mitchell (British Geological Survey)


Details of the NSGGA’s Summer 2023 Field Excursions will appear here in the spring.


Bulletin 138 : October 2022

Bulletin 138 (October 2022) is now available as a pdf.

Download Bulletin 138 from here

NSGGA Leaflet

Here is a leaflet advertising the activities of the NSGGA together with an application form for membership. NSGGA Leaflet

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The NSGGA offers several types of membership:

Ordinary £13/year
Family £15/year
Retired / unwaged £10/year
Student £3 for duration of course

For these types of memberships please complete and return the personal membership form on this page.

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NSGGA Library

The NSGGA library is held at the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Hanley.

On this page is the list of books that may be consulted by members.

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