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Mendip: Life Above and Below Ground

November 6 @ 10:30 - 14:30


Join us for a webinar event presented by the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, from 10.30 – 14.30 on Saturday November 6th.

The day will feature all four subject committees from SANHS: Natural History, Local History, Historic Buildings and Archaeology.

Speakers include Susanna van Rose on geology, Steve Parker on plants, and Jodie Lewis on Archaeology. Speakers for Local History and Historic Buildings will also feature. Registration is £10.

To register in advance, email [email protected] or go to:



November 6
10:30 - 14:30


SANHS Webinar


Events are graded from 1-4 in difficulty. The grading is found in the event description in the calendar on this page. Keep in mind that a change in weather conditions can make a walk more difficult than anticipated. All walks and activities demand a basic level of fitness, suitable footwear and waterproof clothing.

1 Easy – generally even ground with a few gentle slopes; no special fitness needed.  Comfortable footwear required.

2 Moderate – for reasonably fit people, may include unsurfaced rural paths and tracks, moderate slopes, uneven surfaces, steps and stiles. Walking shoes/boots required.

3 Strenuous – for fit, experienced walkers, will include hills, uneven surfaces, tracks and may include muddy terrain. Walking boots and waterproof clothing are essential.

4 Confined spaces – including caves and attics. Locations may be dusty, slippery and dark.

Activity leaders carry out a risk assessment beforehand. Participants are required to provide emergency contact details before taking part in an activity – this information is destroyed by the group leader after the activity has taken place.