On Sunday 3rd July 3pm to 5pm, a Strawberry Picnic will be held in the garden of Janet Cock, Holmwood Farm, Fingringhoe. Some of the members will share their memories of when the Society began. Please take your own picnic and strawberries and cream will be provided. £4 per head. Ring Maureen Putman 01255 860254 … Continue reading Strawberry Picnic
57 people attended a very successful Burns Luncheon in January at the Marks Tey Hotel. There were speeches from Robert Macaulay and the Mayor of Colchester, Cllr Robert Davidson. Mr Archie Howie gave the Address to the Haggis.
On the 24th January 2020 we held our Annual Burns Dinner at the Marks Tey Hotel, Colchester. It was a very successful evening with the President Mrs Christine Pettitt introducing the following speakers: Mr Jimmy Nicholson 'Addressed the Haggis'. Major General Jeff Mason proposed the 'Immortal Memory'. 'The Toon we Bide in' was given by … Continue reading Burns Dinner 2020
In September 2019 20 members and friends had a most enjoyable sunny afternoon on a river trip from Sudbury to the Henny Swan. we returned to The Granary for a cream Tea.
In June the Annual Strawberry Tea was held at the home of Mrs Janet Cock, Holmwood Farm. Around 35 dancers and friends attended.
In April 2019 the County Ball was held at Wickham Bishops. There was dancing to the Craigievar Scottish Country Dance band.
In April 2019 a past Treasurer Mr Derry Livingstone celebrated his 100th birthday.
In April Mrs Katie Strathern retired as President after a 3 year term in office and Mrs Christine Pettitt was elected as the new President.
On the 25th January 2019 we held our Annual Burns Dinner at the Weston Homes Community Stadium. It was a very successful evening with the President Mrs Katie Strathern introducing the following speakers: Mr Archie Howie 'Addressed the Haggis'; Mr Alexander Mitchell proposed the 'Immortal Memory'; 'The Toon we Bide In' was given by the … Continue reading Burns Dinner 2019
In September 2018 members of the Society enjoyed a boat trip, with a cream tea, to Harwich and back on board the Orwell Lady.