Upcoming LCV Socials

Committee meetings

We meet at 16 Forth Street (off Broughton Street) at 7.30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. Look for our sign hanging on the railings.

Tasks and everything else that is going on are discussed. Everybody is welcome - please come along. If you can't make the meeting, join us in the pub afterwards - we'll be in the Conan Doyle Bar, 71 York Place from around 9 p.m.

Summary events programme

For all events it is better to book beforehand by e-mailing social@lcv.org.uk This way you can be updated if there is a change in arrangements. But if you are not sure what you're doing until the last minute, for most events it is possible to just turn up. Updates on social events are sometimes circulated on LCV News, our online newsgroup: contact David Nutter for details of this.

Date Time Event
Mar Wed 15 19:30 Peculiar Penguins and Funny Looking Frogs by Edinburgh Natural History Society
Tue 28 18:00 Earth's Climate Evolution - a New (Geological) Perspective
Apr Tue 11 19:30 Monthly committee meeting/pub
May Tue 9 19:30 Annual General Meeting/pub
Sat 6 09:00 Visit to Powmill Plantation
Jun Tue 13 19:30 Monthly committee meeting/pub

Detailed events programme

For all events it is better to book beforehand by emailing our Social Organiser and giving your contact details. This way you can be updated if there is a change in arrangements. But, if you are not sure what you're doing until the last minute, for most events it is possible to just turn up. Updates on social events are sometimes circulated on LCV News, our online newsgroup

Wednesday March 15 19:30 Peculiar Penguins and Funny Looking Frogs by Edinburgh Natural History Society

The speaker is Allyson Bailey, author of the book "Peculiar Penguins and Funny Looking Frogs". The lecture will be held at The Guide Hall, 33 Melville Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7JF. Tea/coffee and biscuits are served for 30p.

Tuesday March 28 18:00 Earth's Climate Evolution - a New (Geological) Perspective

Dr Colin P. Summerhayes (Emeritus Associate, Scott Polar Research Institute) is a marine geochemist expert in determining past climates by studying marine sediments. An Emeritus Associate at the Scott Polar Research Institute of Cambridge University, he has been Executive Director of the International Council for Science's Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), Director of the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) Project Office at UNESCO's Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission in Paris, Director of the UK's Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Deacon Laboratory (Wormley), and Deputy Director of the Southampton (now National) Oceanography Centre. He has worked in academia, government and industry (BP and EXXON). His books include "Oceanography - an Illustrated Guide", "Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment", and "Earth's Climate Evolution"

Venue: Royal Over-Seas League, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3AB. IMPORTANT NOTE: Admission is free only for members of the Geological Society and the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. There will be a charge of £s;5 at the door for non-members (cash or cheque payable to the Central Scotland Regional Group of the GSL)

Tickets are available online and lease let our our social coordinator know if you are planning to attend

Tuesday April 11 19:30 Monthly committee meeting/pub

For a description of this event see above

Tuesday May 9 19:30 Annual General Meeting/pub

For a description of this event see above

Saturday May 6 09:00 Visit to Powmill Plantation

Chris Boam has kindly invited LCV back to Powmill Plantation to see the results of the planting and tree weeding work we carried out there in years past. We will also be planting a few trees (though this is by no means a normal task) and of course paying a visit to the Powmill Milk Bar. Please email our Social Coordinator to find out more

Tuesday June 13 19:30 Monthly committee meeting/pub

For a description of this event see above

Other events

Please contact our Social Organiser if you have other ideas for socials, or if you want more details on the events we have planned.