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Annual Events

You are invited to attend any or all of the following events.

We hope that we have provided a varied and interesting selection of events and trips and always welcome comments, suggestions and help for future events and trips.
Members should continue to monitor this site or the notice-boards at the centres as there may be cancellations or additions to this list throughout the year. If there are other events that interest you and you think there would be sufficient interest, please contact Sylvia Baker Tel: 01449 774333 or use our online form “Contact Us” or any committee member. If members would like to organise an event we would be happy to support and help you to set it up and to sell tickets.

Additions, changes or further details of times or costs etc. to the programme will be advised on your notice board and here on the Upbeat web site.

Other events are being looked at and will be advised in due course.
If you would like to be involved and help with the Upbeat Social and Fund Raising events please contact any Committee member.

2019 Events


  • Thursday 28th March
    Annual Upbeat Lunch
    At Stoke By Nayland Golf Club & Hotel 12.00 for 12.30pm
    Excellent 3 course Carvery meal in a beautiful setting,
    Grand Draw, Guest Speaker, Erica James, Local Novelist. MC: David Deacon
    Tickets £27 per person. Coach available - £7 from Bury, £4 from Sudbury
  • Sat 13th April
    Quiz Night at Newbury Community Centre.
    7pm prompt start Back by popular demand.
    An interesting and entertaining evening hosted by David Axton
    Tickets £5. Brink your own drinks and nibbles. Bar available
  • Weds 1st – Sat 4th May
    CAMRA Beer Festival at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
    Upbeat volunteers are required to support this event and from which we have enjoyed large donations from previous events. Volunteers are required for the ticket desk, supplying glasses, selling snacks etc, empty glass collection and serving beer.
  • Tusday 14th May
    Upbeat AGM
    At The Southgate Centre, Bury St Edmunds 7pm
    Nibbles, wine and fruit juice available.
    All members welcome.
    Please attend to offer your support and to raise any matters concerning the group.
  • Fri 17th May
    Quiz Night at The Old School, Long Melford
    Organised by Brian Richell & Val Carr
    Tickets £5 Bring your own nibbles/drink
    Tea/Coffee available.
  • Thursday 23rd May
    Mystery Coach Tour
    Organised by Joyce Hurrell. Entertaining and fascinating day out.
    Thoroughly enjoyed for the last two years. Details to follow.
  • Sat 1st June
    Themed Music Evening at Newbury Community Centre

    Organised by Brian Richell who is asking you for requests for your favourite 60’s music.
    60’s dress is optional and welcome. Bar available.
    Tickets £10 to include a free raffle ticket and supper.
  • Thursday 13th June
    Trip to Felbrigg Hall and Cromer
    Organised by Ilva Maxey.Tickets are £16 for the coach and £11 for the entrance to Felbrigg Hall (Free to National Trust members)
  • Sat 22nd June
    Delphi Day at The Delphi Centre, Sudbury
    Organised by Upbeat Friends Philip & Jacqui Goodyer.
    This is going to be a great all day event starting at 10amStalls, Vintage Military Vehicles, pre 1960’s Car Show,
    Entertainment all day culminating with a 1940s Dance in the Delphi Hall in the evening (1940s dress optional).
    There will be full details in the Spring 2019 Magazine.
    Please support this event. we will be having a stand all day at the show and will need plenty of helpers.
  • Thurs 4th July
    Strawberry Tea Newton Green Village Hall, Sudbury CO10 0QS.
    2pm – 5pm Come and enjoy an afternoon tea with friends in pleasant surroundings.
    Music & quiz by Brian Richell. Grand raffle. Tickets £8
  • * September - date to be advised.
  • London Theatre Trip
    Details to follow.
  • * October - date to be advised.
    Bingo Supper
    Details to follow

The Christmas Parties this year will be held on the following dates:
To be advised

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