Colchester Engineering Society
Colchester Engineering Society

Up and Coming Events

Winter Lectures 2017/18

All lectures are held in the Lecture Theatre, Colchester Institute, Sheepen Road, Colchester, CO3 3LL, starting at 7:00 pm.

Guests are always welcome and a £2 donation to our funds is suggested.


Friday 6 October 2017 - Crittall Windows Ltd. by David Treaguest, Head of Manufacturing


Friday 17 November 2017 - RNLI Operations at Harwich


Friday 8 December 2017 - Engineering & Science Aspects in the Antarctic by Dr. Keith Makinson, British Antarctic Survey Engineer


Friday 26 January 2018 - AGM & Presentation by Michael Alston


Friday 16 March 2018 - Maintaining AWACS Aircraft by Jason Scott, Crew Chief (RAF)


Friday 4 May 2018 - The Edward Paxman Memorial Lecture - Climate Change by Prof. John Midwinter FRS FREng


Summer 2017

Below are the summer events. To attend any of these see full details and booking form in the spring newsletter.


9:30 am Friday 22 September - Visit to London Gateway Container Port and Tilbury Fort. Departing by coach from Boxted Airfield Museum.


12 noon for 12:30 Saturday 14 October - President's Lunch at the Barn Brasserie Graeat Tey, CO6 1JE. This is limitied to 32 places.


IMechE Lecture Programmes

Michael Allen (Secretary of the East Suffolk & North Essex Branch of IMechE - is the organiser. Members of the Engineering Society are welcome at the meetings which are held at the Best Western Hotel, Marks Tey on Tuesdays at 7.30 pm.

For more details visit IMechE Current and Future Events

Other Organisations

Cafe Scientifique

Chelmsford Science and Engineering Society

Ipswich Engineering Society

Norwich Engineering Society