COLCHESTER ENGINEERING SOCIETY (This website will be closed from 17 January 2024)
COLCHESTER ENGINEERING SOCIETY(This website will be closed from 17 January 2024)

Up and Coming Events


Our next event is:


This event has now been cancelled due to the coronavirus situation, the current programme of events has also been suspended until further notice.



Friday 20th March 2020

'Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Time' Lecture by Dr. Alan Grant





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.








Previous events which have been held:


Winter Lectures Programme 2019/20


Tuesday 21st May 2019 @ 3pm (Afternoon Summer Social Event)

'Visit to Hatfields Coffee Shop, Stanway'

Talk on the history of Hatfields Furniture Company.


Tuesday 4th June 2019 @ 2pm

'Visit to Beacon Hill Fort, Harwich'

Tour of the Fort.


Wednesday 17th July 2019 @ 2pm

'Visit to Bulmer Brick and Tile Company, Sudbury'

Tour of the Company.


Thursday 15th August 2019 @ 8am

'Day Coach Trip to Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon'


Sept 2019



Wednesday 16th October 2019 @ 7pm for 7.30pm Meal.




Evening Meal at Balkerne Resturant, Colchester Institute.


Summer Visit Programme 2019


Friday 13th December 2019

'Thames Through Time' Lecture presented byMr and Mrs Mercer


Friday 24th/31st January 2019

AGM and Pesident's Lecture


February 2020

'Biomass Power Station, Tilbury' Lecture


Friday 20th March 2020

'Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Time' Lecture by Dr. Alan Grant


April 2020

IMarEST Lecture, 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