Up and Coming Events

Winter Lectures Programme 2018/19


All lectures are held in the Lecture Theatre, Colchester Institute, Sheepen Road, Colchester, CO3 3LL

(unless otherwise stated).

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

Tea and coffee is served at 6:30 pm in the Main Entrance / Reception area, with lectures starting at 7:00 pm.

Wednesday 31st October 2018 (7.00pm) ALL MEMBERS & GUEST'S ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND

President's Dinner - The Balkerne Restaurant - Colchester Institute

3 Course Table d'hote Meal - (A choice of 1 of 3 options per course inc Tea or Coffee will be available - Price £20 per person)

A full Menu for you to select from will be issued later and will include one Vegetarian option per course.

At this stage, could you please reserve your booking with the Activities Chairman as soon as possible.

Contact John Pyle - 01206 501538 or Michael Alston -


Friday 16th November 2018

Cassini Project  by Paul Whiting

The Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn made some unprecedented discoveries about Saturn, its rings and its moons.

Paul will talk about this 20 year mission and some of these amazing discoveries.


Friday 14th December 2018

Future Personel Transport by Professor John Midwinter


Friday 25th January 2019

AGM and Pesident's Lecture


Friday 22nd - February 2019

Star Trek and the Future of Healthcare by Professor David Humber, Emeritus Professor, Anglia Ruskin University


Friday 22nd March 2019

A Presentation from the 'General Lighthouse Authorities of UK and Ireland'.


Friday 12th April 2019

A Bulmer Brick and Tile Company Presentation


Summer Visit Programme 2019

(Please note that places to attend to all Summer Visits require booking through the Activities Chairman

Contact John Pyle - 01206 501538)

May/June 2019

First Event including Social Evening (tba)


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