A few dates for your diary

ALL REGULAR MONTHY MEETINGS ARE BEING HELD ON ZOOM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 

Monday 17th May – The monthly meeting will be followed at 8.45 by a second ’round’ of Would I Lie to You – via Zoom. Contact Frank

Monday 21st June – A possible return to face-to-face meetings at  The Dorset Arms.  If the monthly meeting is still held by Zoom, it will be followed at 8.45 by a third ’round’ of Would I Lie to You. Contact Frank

Sunday 27th June – Pub lunch at Dunnings Mill, East Grinstead from 12 pm to celebrate the first opportunity to physically get together and an informal ousting event for former President Paul.  Numbers likely to be limited and bookings on a first come first served basis. Contact Wladek

Sunday 18th July -Vineyard Visit to Carr Taylor near Hastings. £25 for two. Contact Tom C – TBC

Sunday 15th August – President’s Sunday. Mass at St Bernard’s, Lingfield at 12 noon, followed by BBQ lunch in St Bernard’s Church Hall. Details TBC. Contact Wladek

Friday 26th November – 500th Meeting Dinner / Clergy Night – TBC

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Craft Beer Tasting – April 2021

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Three quarters of the Circle graciously gave up a Friday night in order to endure the trials and tribulations of tasting 4 specially selected craft beers. Expert James from The Hop Stop, Oxted and Reigate, kindly provided varied beverages from Japan, … Continue reading

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Call My Bluff – March 2021

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What do HECKLEBACK, WOMMACKY,  BLATTEROON,  STILLICIDE,  ALEUROMANCY, LERP,  GILLAROO,  TRULLIBUBS,  GOWDANOOK,  CATAROLYSIS,  REFOCILLATION and JIRGLE have in common? Very little – except that they were the words which formed the basis of the Circle’s game of Call My Bluff. This was a … Continue reading

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Quiz – by Zoom – February 2021

The 2021 social programme kicked off when a dozen or so Brothers and their families took part in an entertaining quiz night – via Zoom. In a closely fought competition Larry and Elaine narrowly edged John F and Kate at the death. No photos are available (as the resident photographer was concentrating on his role as quizmaster) – but the Zoom screen wouldn’t have looked that different from those shown below re the Christmas Carols evening!

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Christmas Carols – December 2020

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It was a little different from normal (well, it was 2020) but many Brothers and ladies used Zoom to get together for some Christmas cheer in the form of the singing of Christmas carols, interspersed by some ‘cracker’ jokes from … Continue reading

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Vineyard visit – October 2020

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After several months of relative social inactivity (for obvious reasons!) several members of the East Grinstead Circle took the chance to let down their hair (and their masks) for a  socially distanced visit to the Carr Taylor Vineyard near Hastings. … Continue reading

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Provincial Quiz – February 2020

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A most enjoyable evening was once again hosted by Crawley Circle but neither of the two East Grinstead teams were able to emulate the success of many previous years. Crawley Circle retained the trophy. But it’s not the winning, it’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Carols – December 2019

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No Catenian year would be complete without the annual Christmas Carols, once again hosted by Bill and Vicci (and children and grand-daughter) – with mulled wine, meat balls, mince pies and other seasonal refreshments. Long may that tradition continue.

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Clergy Night / Christmas Dinner – December 2019

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This year’s annual Clergy Night / Christmas Dinner at Yew Lodge was special in many ways. Firstly, it was a chance to welcome Fr Jack and Sarah to the parish and to enable them to enjoy Catenians hospitality. Secondly, 2019 … Continue reading

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Snooker Evening – November 2019

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The Snooker Evening has now become a permanent fixture in the social calendar and once again 8 Brothers took part. It was another thoroughly enjoyable evening, especially for Paul B who achieved a third consecutive victory – albeit with a … Continue reading

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