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Planned Events

Monday 25th October 2021 at 01:45 pm for 02:15 pm start

Walking the coastline of Essex. 250 Miles (at Bishops Hill and Zoom)

Presented by: John Merrill

John has so far walked more than 220,500 miles, wearing out 136 pairs of boots. He is still in the same body he was born with, and has had no replacements and does not use walking poles. (The average person does 75,000 miles in their lifetime).

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Tuesday 26th October 2021

Member's Activities Day - New Hall

A day of talks and activities to be held at New Hall School, Boreham. Please click here to view the exciting programme.

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Wednesday 10th November 2021 at 02:15 pm for 02:30 pm start

"The White Mouse" Tells the story of WW2 spy Nancy Wake

Presented by: Paul Barwick

A remarkable woman who lived with the daily threat of death for almost 5 yrs.  Her incredible courage and strength of purpose is an awe inspiring tale of strength, purpose , resolve and bravery.

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Monday 22nd November 2021 at 01:30 pm for 02:15 pm start

The Secrets of a Crossword Setter " webcast "

Presented by: Tim Moorey

Tim is a professional crossword setter with many years' experience of adult teaching. He sets puzzles for a wide range of publications, including The Sunday Times..

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Monday 22nd November 2021 at 01:45 pm for 02:15 pm start

The Secrets of a Crossword Setter - Bishops Hill

Tim is a professional crossword setter with many years' experience of adult teaching. He sets puzzles for a wide range of publications, including The Sunday Times..

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Wednesday 8th December 2021 at 02:30 pm

Barrow to Baghdad and back again

Presented by: Philip Caine

Philip's talk begins with him leaving school and follows his career to working on oil rigs in the north sea; from there to Algeria and Nigeria, to Kazakhstan and Russia, and from there to Baghdad, culminating in Dubai running an oil service company.

His talk is full of anecdotes, humour and inspiration. He concludes with the writing of his latest novel.

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Friday 10th December 2021 at 06:45 pm for 07:15 pm start

Members’ Christmas Dinner Party

Our Annual Christmas Dinner Party will be held at the Mount Avenue Banqueting Suite in Hutton.  Tickets are now available at a cost of £32 that includes three courses with coffee & mints plus entertainment by Dan Sharp.

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