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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.

2018 Events


  • Thursday 6th December
    Christmas Dinner at Ashlar House, Bury St Edmunds
    Organised by John & Janet Arnold. These dinners have proved very popular and enjoyable. It is a great venue and the service and food is excellent.
    Tickets £25 Available at all sessions
  • Friday 7th December
    Christmas Stall at R.C. Treatt, Bury St Edmunds 
    Daemmon Reeve, our Patron, is CEO of Treatt’s and has kindly invited us back to hold a Christmas Stall with Christmas novelties and food etc to sell to their staff.
    We would appreciate any help and items to sell and will advise further details nearer the time.
  • Tuesday 11th December
    Christmas Lunch
    At The Cock & Bell, Long Melford 1pm.
    Tickets available from Long Melford Session. Price to be advised.
  • Sat 29th December
    “Masquerade” Big Band Dance Night
    At The Delphi Club, Sudbury featuring Swing Machine Big Band. 7.00pm for 7.30pm (Carriages 12 midnight) Licensed Bar
    Tickets £16.50 available from Phil on 07909 993799 or 01206 262545 or Sudbury Tourist Information Office

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

  • Friday 14th December at Sexton Manor School, Bury St Edmunds
  • Tuesday 18th December at Long Melford Old School & Community Centre
  • Wednesday 19th December at The Newbury Centre, Bury St Edmunds
  • Upbeat will be closed over the Christmas/ New Year period from 19th December until 1st January. We will reopen at The Newbury Centre on the 2nd January 2019

2019 Events

  • Thursday 31st January
    3 Course Roast Meal at Newbury Community Centre.
    12noon for 12.45pm
    Following last year’s great success, Mrs Hubbard will be cooking a delicious three course meal again for members.
  • Sat 23rd February
    Jumble Sale at Newbury Community Centre.
    12 noon. Following last years great financial success. This can be an important fund raiser for the group. Please support by saving some good quality items to sell and come along on the day to find some bargains.
  • Thursday 28th March
    Annual Upbeat Lunch
    At Stoke By Nayland Golf Club & Hotel
    Details and Ticket price to be advised.
  • * April Quiz Night
    At Newbury Community Centre.
    7pm prompt start. Details to follow.
  • Thursday 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.
  • 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.

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