GCG are saddened to learn of the passing of Ron Cleevely last month. His book "World Palaeontological Collections" is an invaluable reference work to curators everywhere. The attached document was prepared by Claire Mellish on behalf of his colleagues at the Natural History Museum. 

Obituary notice in full: Ron J. Cleevely, 1934-2017

The Lyme Regis Fossil Festival is only a few weeks away, and will be taking place over the early May bank holiday. If you're not already a member of GCG then look out for a special offer associated with the Festival!

We've launched our new website - there may be a few teething troubles, for more information, see the details in the Building the new GCG website article

At the 2016 AGM in Bristol it was announced that the recipient of the 11th Brighton Medal is Graham Worton, Dudley Museum and Art Gallery.