ERO Presents: Essex Rocks - Geology beneath the landscape

Dive below the earth to explore the geology that underpins Essex and explore how it was formed over millions of years.

Dive below the earth to explore the geology that underpins Essex and explore how it was formed over millions of years.

Join speakers Ros and Ian Mercer and prepare to be amazed at the geological story of the county starting around 250 million years ago when Essex was just one small part of a large desert in a massive continent. By 450,000 years ago Essex was then covered by ice.

With an accompanying display of rocks, geologists Ros and Ian Mercer will explain the complicated and incredibly ancient history of the county.

Event details

Date

October 4, 2022

Times

10:30am - 12:00pm

Prices

£5.75

Who for?

For the whole family

Where?

Essex Record Office

Wharf Road, Chelmsford, Essex, England, CM2 6YT

How to book

Book online

Booking required. Visit: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ero-presents-essex-rocks-geology-beneath-the-landscape-tickets-312285683887

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