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Society Events programme for 2019

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Town Centre Masterplan, March 2017

Look what you missed from our previous events…

January  2019, Saturday 5th,10.30 a.m.

Bury at War - Through the Ages

A talk by Bury St. Edmunds Tour Guide Adrian Tindall. Unitarian Meeting House, Churchgate Street.  Book at the Tourist Information Point on Angel Hill.

FREE to members and their guests.

February  2019, Saturday 9th,11.30 a.m.

Annual Winter Lunch

Annual Winter Lunch, with catering by Andrea Davey, entertainment from Marco the Magician. Southgate Community Centre, Caie Walk.

Booking form available in the Winter Review or you can download a form here. Form

March, Saturday 16th, 10.30a.m. -12.30 a.m.

Spring Coffee Morning

Refreshments, meet people and a chance to see photos of Bury past and present,  United Reformed Church, Whiting Street.  

FREE to members and their guests.

April, Tuesday 30th, leaves 9.30 a.m.

Day Trip to Woodbridge with a cruise on the Deben

Leaves Ram Meadow at 9.30am. Free time on arrival to explore Woodbridge and enjoy lunch (not included). Cruise boat 'Jahan' leaves at 2pm for a two hour boat trip along the Deben with disabled access and toilet facilities on board. Anticipated return time in Bury St Edmunds 5.15pm.  Booking form in the Spring Review and then here on the website, £22.50.


May, Thursday 23rd, 6.30 p.m. for 7.00 p.m.

Annual General Meeting

With a talk by Dr Richard Hoggett from the Abbey of St Edmund Partnership.  Finger buffet and a glass of wine

New Venue: United Reformed Church, Whiting St.

FREE to members and their guests.

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June, Saturday 15th, 10 a.m.

Themed Guided Tours

Themed guided tours of central Bury St Edmunds with registered tour guides Meet at the War Memorial, Angel Hill Booking at the Tourist Information Centre.

FREE to members and their guests.

July, Thursday 18th, time t.b.a.

Day Trip to Kings Lynn & Sandringham House & Gardens

A guided walk around historic Kings Lynn with coffee on arrival and a chance to visit the Queen's Norfolk residence.   Cost t.b.a.

Booking form in the Summer Review and then here on the website.  

September, Saturday 21st, 10.30 a.m.

Lost Bury St Edmunds

Heritage Open Week. A talk by Martyn Taylor at the United Reformed Church, Whiting Street.

FREE to members and their guests.

October, Saturday (date t.b.a.), 10.30 a.m.

Autumn Get Together

Meet at the Unitarian Meeting House for coffee and cakes.

FREE to members and their guests.

November, Thursday 7th, 7 p.m.  prompt

Quiz Evening

Another Bury St Edmunds Quiz Night hosted by John Saunders and Martyn Taylor at St Edmund's Catholic Church Crypt. Teams of 4, £10 per person includes fish and chips. Licensed bar