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.
Our annual Strawberry Cream Tea was held in June 2018 at the house of the President, Mrs Katie Strathern in Layer Marney.
AGM 17th April 2019 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM at St. Theresa's Church Hall, Colchester. The Mayor of Colchester has been invited to give a talk of his year in office and a finger buffet with wine will follow the meeting. County Ball 27th April 2019 7:30 PM-11:15 PM at Wickham Bishops Village Hall Strawberry … Continue reading Upcoming Events