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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


  • Fri 14th September
    Trip on the Norfolk Broads
    Our River Trips are always oversubscribed and very popular. The day will; include a boat trip with lunch on board and a trip to a Garden & Shopping Centre on the way home. Organiser: Ilva Maxey 01284 787516.
    Tickets £38. Booking Forms available at all sessions.
  • 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.
  • Sat 29th December
    “Masquerade” Big Band Dance Night
    At The Delphi Club, Sudbury featuring Swing Machine Big Band. 7.30pm for 8pm (Carriages 12 midnight) Licensed Bar
    Tickets £16 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

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