Events Gallery

March 11, 2023 : A Countryman’s East Anglia

A free talk by Richard Hawking on writer and farmer Adrian Bell, on Bury St Edmunds and the surrounding countryside. We were joined by Adrian’s son Martin Bell.

February 18, 2023 : Winter Lunch

Three course lunch with guest speaker Charles Garland who talked on ‘Dad’s Army – The Nation’s Favourite Comedy’.

November 12, 2022 : Autumn Coffee Morning

Morning coffee (or tea), cakes, a chat and a photographic quiz.

September 8, 2022 : Trip to Sheringham and Holt

A chance to try out the Poppy Line Railway, but not quite what we had planned due to ‘circumstances beyond our control’.

July 7, 2022 : Trip to Diss and Earsham Hall

Our first coach trip for quite a while – for obvious reasons. We visited Diss and the newly refurbished Corn Hall, then went on for a guided tour of Earsham Hall followed by afternoon tea.

June 9, 2022 : Annual General Meeting

Our first face to face AGM in a while. We celebrated the new CIO and bade farewell to the old organisation. Martyn Taylor gave a slideshow talk on 50 years of the Bury Society.

April 23, 2022 : Coffee Morning

At the United Reformed Church in Whiting Street where coffee and cakes were served. A photo quiz also gave members and friends something to puzzle over.

February 5, 2022: Winter Lunch

At Southgate Community Centre with a talk by Charlie Haylock on how he coached Ralph Fiennes in the Suffolk dialect for his role as Basil Brown in ‘The Dig’

September 23rd, 2021: Lavenham guided walk

Stephen Moody guided walk around Lavenham

August 19th, 2021: A Summer’s morning in historic Clare

With guided tours of the Clare Castle Country Park and the historic town

July 29th, 2021: Unlocking the secrets of West Stow

With guided tours of the Anglo-Saxon Village and the Beowulf Trail.

July 25th: Guildhall Garden event

A chance to enjoy the Guildhall and its garden

March 18th: Bury St Edmunds Then and Now on Zoom

This was a Zoom talk given by Martyn Taylor. It involved a series of images showing how Bury looked around a hundred years ago and how the same place looks today. To watch the recorded version of about an hour on YouTube, click here

January 21st, 2021. A.G.M. talk: The changing face of business in Bury St Edmunds’ Town Centre

This was a fascinating talk given by Stephen Moody at the Bury Society A.G.M. on Zoom. It covered the past, present and future faces of our Town Centre. To watch the recorded version of 33 minutes on YouTube, click here

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