Cambridge Society of Essex

Cambridge Society of Essex

  • Cambridge Society of Essex
  • Nov 2019. Female spies in WW2 lecture from Dr. Juliette Pattinson (centre) with Valerie Webb (left) and Caroline Beasley Murray
    Nov 2019. Female spies in WW2 lecture from Dr. Juliette Pattinson (centre) with Valerie Webb (left) and Caroline Beasley Murray
  • Summer Outing. Barge trip from Maldon. Our skipper told us about the Battle of Maldon
    Summer Outing. Barge trip from Maldon. Our skipper told us about the Battle of Maldon
  • Historic Essex Maps.  Lecture and Lunch
    Historic Essex Maps. Lecture and Lunch
  • Members’ Garden Party supporting RNLI
    Members’ Garden Party supporting RNLI

The Cambridge Society of Essex offers the warmest of welcomes to Cambridge alumni, their spouses and their friends, and indeed to anyone who enjoys our company! We have a wide range of life experiences and interests represented among us. Most of us are retired – but some are not. You can become a member of the Society even if you are not an alum of Cambridge.

Every year we put together a fascinating programme of lectures to stimulate ‘the little grey cells’, which are always followed by a really good meal. In addition, we put on a number of enjoyable socials.

To ensure that you do not miss out on what we have to offer, we invite you to become a member of the Cambridge. The current annual membership fee is just £22 (or £33 joint) and helps to cover our administration costs. enabling us to ensure that you are part of a great circle of friends

In addition to the regular reminders of events, members receive contact details of other members of the Society – subject, of course to GPDR regulations.  Members also get a small reduction in the cost of our lecture meetings. We think it is a good value for money.

Chair, Paul Beasley-Murray

Upcoming events update

As a result of the continuing circumstances surrounding Ccvid-19, we regret that we have had to cancel the Charity Garden Party on 2 June and the visit to Layer Marney Tower on 14 July.  We hope to be able to hold these events next year and will let you know when we can resume our published programme.

Primary Group Contact
Valerie Webb (Queens' College 1993)
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Chair
Paul Beasley-Murray (Jesus College 1963)
General Committee Member
Ian Bruce (Magdalene College 1959)
Honorary Secretary
Valerie Webb (Queens' College 1993)
Membership Secretary
Bea Aldrich (Lucy Cavendish College 1998)
Primary Group Contact
Valerie Webb (Queens' College 1993)
Treasurer
Peter Richards (St John's College 1969)

Forthcoming events

Past events

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