Lighthouses and monkeys

David Whittle from the Harwich Society gave a most interesting talk on Lighthouses of the Harwich Area last week.  This week we will learn about the Martello Towers of Essex and on Wednesday 29th January David Gedye will speak about a Monkey Puzzle Miscellany. For more information contact Jeanne McPherson

Back for 2020

On 8th January Cherry Mullins gave a talk entitled In the Land of the Maharajahs which was an illustrated talk about her travels in the north of India. On 22nd January Peter Jones will speak on the Martello Towers of Essex. For more information contact Jeanne McPherson

Harwich’s Lighthouses & Rouen holiday

The  speaker on Wednesday 15th January will be David Whittle from The Harwich Society who will speak on Lighthouses of the Harwich Area. Deposits for the holiday to France in September will also be taken on this date. For more information contact Jeanne McPherson on 07780 701798 or see here Jo Harrison  01255 551029

Christmas luncheon

Members enjoyed their Christmas lunch at The Waterfront in Dovercourt.  They were entertained by singer Lisa Day and everyone had a wonderful time, some even dancing to the jolly Christmas music. The next meeting will be on Wednesday 8th January when Cherry Mullins will talk about The Land of the Maharajas at the United Services […]

Christmas tidings

Mince pies and sausage rolls with the morning coffee were the order of the day as retiring club secretary gave a presentation on the traditions of Christmas. On Saturday members travelled by coach to Thursford to see the Christmas Spectacular, stopping at Swaffham on the way for lunch. Our next meeting will be on 8th […]

Andy Moore – Colchester Zoo

Andy Moore from Colchester Zoo gave a very interesting talk about Looking after Zoo Animals.  Members were amazed at how the animals are now trained to cooperate in their routine health examinations to avoid stress. We will meet again on Wednesday 4th to discuss ‘Christmas‘. There will be no meeting on 11th December because members […]

Rochester – November 2019

Members enjoyed an interesting coach trip to Kent, looking at Dickens locations, including a visit to the church at Lower Higham on which he based the opening scenes of Great Expectations.  Lunch was at a pub opposite his home and a visit to Rochester followed. Many thanks to Yasuko for these photos, click on one […]