The finale of Mendip Rocks! 2016, which has been celebrating the 450 million year history of the Mendip Hills is taking place at Wells Museum on Saturday 29th October 9.30am – 4pm – “Underground and Overground in the Mendip Hills”
Come along and enjoy a day of lectures and lunch,
09.30 am Coffee & Welcome to Mendip Rocks! Finale Day
10.00 am Alan Gray – “Ochre Mining and other minerals, Mendip Registry and Archive”
11.00 am Refreshments
11.30 am Duncan Price – “Deepest Mendip” – Cave diving to explore Mendip’s largest springs of St Andrew’s Well, Wookey Hole and Cheddar.
Ploughman’s Lunch: local Cheddar or Pate, Roll, pickle and salad.
Cake/flapjack & Tea/coffee/juice! Or visit one of the local pubs.
1.15 pm Prof Chris King – “The Mendip Volcanoes” What were they like, would you have survived?
2.15 pm Tea – local fossils and Mendip Rocks! Box on display in foyer
2.45 pm Les Davies MBE – “Mendip Hills Through the Time Tunnel”
3.45 pm Final questions & thanks
4.00pm event finish
£10 to include ploughman’s lunch, tea and cake
.Wells Museum, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE.
Tel: 01749 671770
All details on AONB website: www.mendiphillsaonb.org.uk/aonb-events
Mendip Rocks! Facebook page: Facebook/@MendipRocks
For further information, contact:
Adel Avery, Festival Coordinator
Adel: 01749 840240 or 07870271588
Information received courtesy of Duncan Price