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Erupting volcano with lightning bolts

Volcanoes, their eruption and management of risk
Sir Steve Sparks, University of Bristol

11 July @ 14:30 - 16:00

Emeritus Professor Sir Steve Sparks has been hugely influential in the fields of both volcanology and igneous petrology. He has published over 300 papers which have been cited more than 10,000 times. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1988 and a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union in 1998. We are delighted that he will be giving this talk to Monmouth u3a’s Science Group, the full details of which will follow.

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11 July
14:30 - 16:00
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Bridges Centre
Drybridge Park
Monmouth, NP25 5AS


Cherry Lewis

Accessibility at Bridges Centre

Members’ monthly meetings are held at Bridges Community Centre, Drybridge Park. Some group meetings and activities also take place at Bridges. Off street parking is available here outside the building, and disabled parking is adjacent to the building entrance. There are no external steps or slopes, and the entrance doors are automatic. The ground floor is fully accessible and level throughout, and there is space for wheelchairs. There is a lift to the first floor, and accessible toilets on both floors. There is a hearing induction system in the Agincourt room where the monthly meetings are held.

Accessibility at Ty Price

Some group activities and meetings are held at Ty Price, St Thomas Community Hall, St Thomas’s Square. There is no off street parking here. The approach on foot is a gentle slope to double entrance doors. The ground floor of the building is fully accessible and there is a disabled toilet. The stairs to the first floor are wide and well-lit with a handrail on both sides, but there is no lift. There is a hearing induction system on the ground floor.