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:

Due to a severe weather warning for the region, the AGM and Chair’s Address has been postponed by a week to Thursday March 16

Thursday 16 March @ 19:00 AGM & Chair’s Address: AGM @19:00 followed by Chair’s Address @19:30
How the study of rock mechanics has enabled rock engineering


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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