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The 45th AGM of the Geological Curators Group was held at the National Museum Cardiff on the 4th and 5th December 2018. The annual report for the year can be downloaded below:

Making the most of a move

The 44th AGM of the Geological Curators Group was held at The National Museum of Ireland (Decorative Arts and History), Collins Barracks, Dublin, Ireland, on 14th November 2017.

The following documents are available to download:

From the shore...to the store. The ethics of UK fossil collecting

The 43rd AGM of the Geological Curators Group was held on 6th December 2016 at the M-shed, Bristol. On the second day, attendees enjoyed a visit to Redcliffe Caves and a behind-the-scenes tour of the geology stores at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery.

A review of the meeting was published in Coprolite 81 - March 2017 and the minutes were published in Geological Curator 10(9)

Not just rocks in the cupboard: communicating geoscience through collections

The 42nd AGM of the Geological Curators Group was held on 1st December 2015 at the Natural History Museum, London. The following day, delegates met at The Crystal Palace, Sydenham, for a tour of the famous dinosaurs in the grounds. 

A review of the meeting was published in Coprolite 78 - March 2016

The report and accounts were published in Geological Curator 10(8)

Writing Effective Grant Proposals

The 41st AGM of the Geological Curators Group was held on 2nd December 2014 at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, followed by a field trip the next day to Dudley Museum and a canal boat trip to the limestone caverns below the town.

The report and accounts were published in Geological Curator 10(8)

The 40th AGM of the Geological Curators' Group was held on 3rd December 2013 in Canterbury. 

The report and accounts were published in Geological Curator 10(3)

The 39th AGM of the Geological Curators' Group was held on 4th December 2012 at New Walk Museum, Leicester. 

The report and accounts were published in Geological Curator 10(1)

The 38th AGM of the Geological Curators' Group was held on 6th December 2011 at The Discovery Centre, Leeds. 

The report and accounts were published in Geological Curator 10(1)

An ‘AGM’ was originally held at the Ulster Museum in December 2010, but due to severe weather many people did not manage to get to the Seminar as planned, and the ‘AGM’ was subsequently deemed inquorate.

An Emergency General Meeting of the Geological Curators' Group at the Geological Society of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London was held on 19th January 2011.

The report and accounts were published in Geological Curator 9(8)

The 36th AGM of the Geological Curators' Group was held on 30th November 2009 at The Great North Museum : Hancock, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. 

The report and accounts were published in Geological Curator 9(4)