London Volcano in Oxford


We have had a brilliant week sharing our knowledge and enthusiasm about volcanoes with school groups visiting the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Thank you to everyone who has come by, and to all of the volunteers and staff who have helped out. The fun continues next week – with ‘family friendly’ activities both […]

London Volcano comes to Oxford. October 20 – 30, 2015


The London Volcano has been on tour this summer, to mark the 50th anniversary of the Natural Environment Research Council. We have enjoyed open days and events at the British Geological Survey and the Diamond Light Source; and featured  in Einstein’s Garden at the Green Man Festival in Brecon in August – and thanks to […]

Living under the volcano

What is it like to live through a volcanic eruption? What happened to the place you call home? And how did the experience affect you, your family and friends, and everyone else in the neighbourhood? In a set of three wonderful new films made for the STREVA project, Vincentians talk about the moment in April 1979, when […]

London Volcano Review: A Caribbean Perspective

London Volcano erupts! Photo: Holly Leonard

Guest Post from Alia Juman,  Research Assistant at The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre, Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. “When you think of the Caribbean, you just think white sand and blue waters, not volcanoes.” This was the most popular refrain I heard throughout the week at the London Volcano exhibition. And the public […]

Day 5 & Week Recap


First and foremost, thank you to all the volunteers and visitors who made the London Volcano exhibit at UUK Week 2014 such a massive success! We estimate that we had a footfall of approximately 2,500 visitors throughout the week. We had visitors from as near as across the road, and as far as France and Texas! […]

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