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The Harwich Centre Guild is a club for mature people (singles and couples) with time to spare during the day; offering friendship and stimulating speakers.

We meet regularly at the United Services Club (near to Park Pavilion), Harwich, starting at 10am most Wednesdays.

The first hour is an informal, social time, chatting over tea or coffee.  From 11am till 12 noon we have a variety of speakers on a wide variety of subjects, as well as occasional entertainers. Check the diary for upcoming events.

The nearest bus stop is Barrack Lane, Stop ID: esxgdpat, and is one stop after Dovercourt High Street. Buses at this stop are the 2, 3, 102/103/104 & X15 serving Colchester, Manningtree, Wix, Clacton, Oakleys, Ramsey, Dovercourt and the other villages on the routes.
The closest station is Dovercourt with hourly off-peak services from Manningtree and connections for further afield including Colchester, Ipswich, Liverpool St & Norwich.

In addition to our weekly meetings we enjoy occasional outings to places of interest and theatres in London, Ipswich and Norwich, and an annual group coach holiday. Additionally, during the festive season, we hold a special Christmas lunch. Details of these activities are posted on the Diary Page.

Please note that the trips have a closing date several weeks in advance of the trip date, check the diary for details or speak to a committee member for further information.

You can also access the occasional Newsletter placed on this website on the News Page and a hard copy is available to all members. 

Membership is by annual subscription; the current annual fee is £25, payable on Enrolment Day, the first meeting in September.  This is generally reduced for new members who enrol after the New Year. Membership is open to the over-55s. The smooth running of the association is ensured by a Committee, elected annually at the AGM, usually held in May/June, before the Summer break.

Those wanting to find out more are welcome to attend one of our Wednesday meetings; come along one Wednesday morning, be our guest. and get a flavour of our membership!

Please note that no new members are currently being accepted. See here for details

Here’s the coach holiday, please speak to a committee member for more information.