Bramerton Society

About The Bramerton Society

Anybody who lives in Bramerton is automatically a member of the Bramerton Society.  This organisation has been in existence since 1996 and was set up with a focus on planning and conservation. Today the emphasis is broader, and the emphasis is on providing opportunities for residents meet one another for social gatherings.

Each year the Society holds an annual general meeting (AGM) which is open to all residents. At this meeting there are elections for the posts of chair, secretary and treasurer, and for other members of the committee. At the AGM the chair presents an account of the past year and the treasurer presents the accounts. Following the AGM in April 2016 the chair is Jane Wheeldon justjane7@me.com the secretary is Jane Edwards e.edwards142@btinternet.com and the treasurer is Jennie Marshall jenniejane@btinternet.com.

Future events

The Queen’s 90th birthday Bramerton village party

On 12 June 2016 the Bramerton Society will be holding a picnic at the recreation ground and village hall to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday. There will be live music, a special family birthday party treasure hunt, plus other great activities. Cream teas and a glass of bubbly will be served at no charge to parishioners, but please bring any other food and drink as you wish, plus chairs, blankets, and outdoor games and make the afternoon a special occasion.029a

All parishioners should receive a personal invitation in the next few days. To help with the catering please return your reply slip by 30 May. If you haven’t received it by 20 May please  email one of the officers (details above).

Programme for the afternoon

3:00      Family treasure hunt starts

4:00     Free cream teas served

4:30     The loyal toast to HM the Queen

6:00    Festivities end

There will be live music throughout the afternoon. Please let us know in advance if you would like to perform at the picnic.

Recent events

Autumn quiz night

The ever popular autumn quiz night was held  at the village hall on Friday 27th November 2015. Seven teams packed the hall, and attempted to

answer questions on a range of topics. A great meal of beef, beans and jacket potatoes was served  during the break, with cheesecake for pud. The results were very close with only 15 points between all seven teams, but it was Chaos theory (led by Geoff Shaw, bottom right above) who went home with the first prize of a splendid box of chocs. A great evening out and many thanks to all the team for preparing the food and to Keith for acting as question master.

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