Clubs, by meeting day:

Clubs meeting on Thursdays

Basildon meet 19.00 at The Holiday Inn Festival Leisure Park, Waterfront Walk, Basildon SS14 3DG Tel: 0871 942 9003.


Benfleet meet 6pm for 6.30 at Gallo D'Oro 89 High Street Hadleigh Essex SS7 2PA Tel: .

Note: We meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month

Billericay Mayflower meet 8pm at The Burstead Golf Club Tye Common Road Little Burstead, Essex Essex CM12 9SS Tel: 01277 631171.

Note: 5th Thursdays at 7.30pm including partners

Brentwood Breakfast meet 09:00 at Marygreen Manor Hotel, London Road, Brentwood, Essex CM14 4NR Tel: 01277 225252.

Note: We meet online every Thursday at 08:50 for 09:00 Club Council is held during Breakfast on the 4th Thursday in the month. No meeting 5th Thursdays. We arrange other daytime & evening meet ups and our weekend activities are updated on our online calendar.

Chelmer Bridge meet 19.00 for 19.30 at SOUTH LODGE HOTEL 196 New London Road Chelmsford, Essex CM3 3PT Tel: 01245 440005.
Chelmsford meet 12.45 for 13.00 at Ivy Hill Hotel Writtle Road Margaretting Essex CM4 0EH Tel: 01277 353040.

Note: We will resume meetings at the Ivy Hill Hotel when it becomes lawful again.

Chelmsford Phoenix meet 6.30pm at The Princes Room Restaurant is now closed for the Summer Holidays. We will return to the college in October. Please refer to the programme for details of where each meeting will be held during the summer months or contact us on . Tel: .
Clacton-on-Sea meet 12.30 for 12.55 at Clacton Golf Club, West Road, Clacton on Sea CO15 1AJ Tel: .

Note: Visitors please phone Derrick Byford on 01255 831124 so that we may book you in for a meal and to check date and time of meeting.

Colchester Forum meet 1245 for 13.00 at Rose & Crown Hotel East Street Colchester CO1 2TZ Tel: 01206 866677.

Note: On 5th Thursday meeting Venue/style may change. Contact Secretary before attending. - Tel 01206 738208.

Dunmow meet 1245 at Saracen's Head Hotel, High Street, Great Dunmow CM6 1AG Tel: 01371 873901.
Frinton-on-Sea meet 1930 at Frinton Golf Club, 1 The Esplanade, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex. CO139EP Tel: 01255 674618.
Grays Thurrock meet 1300 at Orsett Hall, Prince Charles Avenue, Orsett, Essex RM16 3HS Tel: 01375 375695.
Halstead meet 18.30 at On the 2nd & 4th Thursdays we meet at The Bird in Hand Public House, Chapel Hill, Halstead,CO9 1JP tel:01787 274993. These are our more informal meeting and we do not have a meal. Tel: .

Note: On the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month we meet at the Colne Valley Golf Club, Station Road, Earls Colne, CO6 2LT. More formal meetings and includes a 2 course dinner at £16. Contact Club Secretary by Tuesday 11am if you wish to attend. 01787 582734

Hornchurch and Upminster meet 1230 for 1300 at The Railway Hotel 208 Station Lane Hornchurch RM12 6SB Tel: 01708 440028.

Note: The Club usually holds an evening meeting, at a venue to be agreed, in any month in which there occur five Thursdays, the evening meeting taking place on the fifth Thursday of the month.

Ingatestone meet 17.00 at Best Western Ivy Hill Hotel, Writtle Road, Margaretting, Ingatestone, Essex CM4 0EH Tel: 01277 353040.

Note: We are meeting via Zoom every Thursday at 17.00 Do contact us by email if you wish to join a meeting Normally we meet twice a month at Ivy Hill Hotel, Margaretting for dinner 1st Thursday for business & 3rd Thursday with partners with a speaker.

Ongar meet 1830 for 1900 at Two Brewers, Greenstead Road, Ongar. CM5 9HD Tel: 01277 362445.

Note: When there is 5th Thursday in a month the Club usually meets elsewhere. Please check with Rtn Shellagh Salter 01279 876868

Westcliff-on-Sea meet 19:30 for 20:00 at The Old Vienna Restaurant 162 Eastwood Road Leigh on Sea Essex Tel: .
Wickford meet 1915 for 1945 at The Chichester Hotel, Old London Rd, Rawreth, Wickford SS11 8UE Tel: 01268 561234.

Note: On Fifth Thursday check with secretary

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