Events and Meetings

From time to time COL organises its own national and local meetings, but you may also find in this list details of other weather and climate related events which may be of interest.

Some groups have regular meetings, e.g. Shropshire, who usually meet on the second Tuesday of each month at Edgmond, near Shawbury. For details of this group please contact Peter Wright using the link below:


Event ID: 4

Tuesday 2 October 2018

Weather meeting near Guildford

Local COL Meeting

Time: 19:00 to 21:30

Venue: The Percy Arms

Address: 75 Dorking Rd, Chilworth, Guildford GU4 8NP

Theme: Discussing this summer's weather, local weather events. Social evening.

Catering: Pub Menu

Cost: Free

Booking: Just turn up

Contact: John Morris

Telephone: 01483 576400


Event ID: 2

Saturday 6 October 2018

COL Annual Members meeting

Time: 10:30 to 17:00

Venue: St Aldate's Conference Centre

Address: 40 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP

Theme: Our Annual Meeting will include a welcome, introduction, and current weather overview by our Chairman, Stephen Burt, followed by a talk by Jonathan Webb (TORRO) on 'Extreme thunderstorm and hailstorm events, Britain and Ireland'. Philip Johnson of the Met Office will then talk about 'Land and Sea; The life and times of a Regional Network Manager turned Port Met Officer' After lunch, Damian Rodgers will be talking about COL and Facebook 'reaching the younger generation' and there may be further presentations from members. After a tea and coffee break the annual 'election' of officers will take place, and we will have a short discussion on how we might mark the 50th anniversary of COL in 2020.

Catering: Tea and Coffee available. Cafes and restaurants are nearby, otherwise bring a packed lunch

Cost: Free

Booking: Just turn up!

Contact: Paul Swinhoe (Webmaster)

Telephone: 07504 486465