2017 Programme of Events
The Ancient Cathedral Library
February, Thurs 23rd 7.00pm
A talk by Stephen Dart, the Cathedral Librarian, on the Ancient Library (including a visit to the library).
Meet at the Edmund Room at the Cathedral.
Free to members, £5 non-members
A Guided Walk of Bury St Edmunds
March, Sat 11th 10.30pm
A 60-minute guided walk of the historic centre of Bury St Edmunds with green badge guides.
Free to members, £5 to guests.
Meet at the War Memorial on Angel Hill
Coffee Morning with talk
April, Thurs 27th 10.30am-12.00pm
Members and Friends ‘Open House’ Coffee Morning.
Enjoy a free coffee and cake whilst listening to a talk by town guide Martyn Taylor on ‘Bury Now and Then’
Unitarian Meeting House, Churchgate St
Annual general meeting
May, Thurs 25th 6.30pm for 7pm
Formalities followed by a talk on ‘My Year as Mayor of Bury St Edmunds’ by Julia Wakelam
Free drink and light buffet
The Great Bury St Edmunds Treasure Hunt
June, Friday 2nd 2.00pm-4.30pm
An afternoon Treasure Hunt around the centre of Bury St Edmunds, with cryptic clues. Concluding with tea and cakes.
Start & finish at the Unitarian Meeting House,
Churchgate St. Free to members, £5 for guests
Day trip to Stamford and Burghley House
July , Thurs 20th leaves Ram Meadow 8.00am
Day trip to Stamford & Burghley House
A blue badge guided walk around this lovely Lincolnshire town.
Free time for lunch followed by a short tour of Burghley House, William Cecil’s grand Elizabethan mansion.
£40 pp (includes morning coffee) for members & guests
Booking form in the Spring Society review
Heritage Open Day
September , Sat 23rd 10.30am
Heritage Event – A talk by local Green Badge Guide, Martyn Taylor at the Unitarian Meeting House.
(note change of venue owing to increased popularity)
Book at The Tourist Information Point, Angel Hill
Autumn Get - Together with talk
October, Sat 21st 10.30am-12noon
A social gathering with coffee and cakes, Display scrap book collections.
Free to members and their guests
Bury’s Angel Roofs
November, Thurs 23rd 7pm
Michael Rimmer speaking on ‘The Angel Roofs of St Mary’s and St James Churches’
Unitarian Meeting House
Free to Members, £5 for non-members
Griff Rhys-Jones talk
Date to be agreed
A talk by Griff Rhys-Jones
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