Join us for our AGM and Jubilee Social. 7.30pm at the Village Hall.
The BCA AGM will be followed by the Burpham Neighbourhood Forum AGM, after which you are cordially invited to stay and enjoy our first social event since 2019. There will be drinks and nibbles, and to celebrate the Jubilee we have a special Jubilee Quiz – there will be prizes! If you are coming to the AGM and Social it would be helpful if you would let the committee know. Please email our secretary (email@example.com).
You are invited to join us for a Christmas celebration on Saturday 11th December, 7.30pm in the Village Hall.
There will be mulled wine, festive nibbles, a Christmas quiz and a tombola.
Please could you let the Secretary know if you intend coming to give us an idea of numbers. Her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
22nd August - Wellfest
Wellfest is a Wellbeing Festival for the community of Burpham. It's at Sutherland Memorial Park on 22nd August from 10am to 6pm. We're going to be there to kick off our fundraising campaign for two defibrillators.
Brought to you by Burpham Wellbeing Providers and Seymours of Burpham.
See you there!
13th May - BCA AGM - including a presentation by Angela Richardson
The Annual Report and Financial Report for 2020/2021 will be prepared and sent to members as soon as possible. This year it will be held on zoom. If you would like an invitation or have a question you'd like to submit to Angela Richardson, please email our secretary - email@example.com. Please note that our MP will be talking about local issues so please also keep your questions local!
31st January - Winter Lecture - The everyday art of negotiation (Derek Arden)
Friday 31st January 8pm - Burpham Village Hall. All talks are free but there will be a collection at the end to help meet room hire costs
24th January - Winter Lecture - The street names of Burpham (Moira MacQuaide)
Friday 24th January 8pm - Burpham Village Hall. All talks are free but there will be a collection at the end to help meet room hire costs
20th January - Climate Change presentation - how we can make a difference
Monday 20th January 8pm - Sutherland Memorial Hall - Guildford Environmental Forum (GEF) will be giving us a presentation on the vital subject of climate change and what we can do at a local level to help. Henrietta Stock, who trained with Al Gore in the US, has helped to prepare the short presentation, which we trust will spark plenty of audience discussion. Members of GEF’s Climate Crisis Group will be on hand to answer questions.
If you would like to come along then please email our secretary so we can reserve you a seat. Her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
17th January - Winter Lecture - Eccentric homes for animals (Andrew Plumridge)
Friday 17th January 8pm - Burpham Village Hall. All talks are free but there will be a collection at the end to help meet room hire costs
3rd January - Winter Lecture - George Abbot: The unwanted Archbishop (Dr Mary Alexander)
Friday 3rd January 8pm - Burpham Village Hall. All talks are free but there will be a collection at the end to help meet room hire costs
6th January - Winter Lecture extra - A guided tour of Abbots Hospital
Monday 6th January. Entry £5 each. Please let Sue Hackman know if you would like to join this tour so we can confirm the details nearer the time
10th January - Winter Lecture - All Along Route 66: A trans-American journey (Sue Hackman)
Friday 10th January 8pm - Burpham Village Hall. All talks are free but there will be a collection at the end to help meet room hire costs
Burpham Community Association - Christmas Social
Friday 6th December 7.30pm - Burpham Village Hall. Please contact our secretary if you'd like to attend
Burpham Community Association - Presentation by Martin Giles about the Guildford Dragon online newspaper.
Monday 18th November 8pm - Sutherland Memorial Hall
16th July: Air Pollution Workshop at University of Surrey
As you know, we've been working with the GCARE (Global Centre for Clean Air Research) team at Surrey University and had a very interesting and informative workshop earlier in the year. If you missed this or would like to find out more on the subject, you'll be pleased to know that there is a public workshop on the use of green infrastructure to tackle air pollution on Tuesday 16th July, 18:30 - 20:30:
Lecture Theatre J, Stag Hill, Guildford, GU2 7XH
If you would like to register or find out more information, please contact Yendle Barwise: email@example.com
Fancy catching up with your Burpham neighbours or meeting some new ones? Come along to our Cheese & Wine evening at 8pm on the 15th July at the Sutherland Memorial Hall. We'll have a short talk about wines as well as a quiz and, more importantly, some tasting. Plus there will be a bottle tombola!
To make sure we have enough for everyone, please let our Secretary know if you'd like come along. Her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org or you can call her on 01483 567791
25th June 2019: Celebrate 50 Years of The Surrey Jazz Orchestra
If you love the ambience of jazz, a little bit of big band and music that puts you somewhere in the war time era, come along and celebrate the 50th birthday of one of Surrey’s oldest performing bands! The Surrey Jazz Orchestra marks 50 years of performing with their existing 16 piece band: Tuesday 25th June 2019. They've chosen the fantastic Cherry Trees children’s charity as their beneficiary so please join the SJO and their loyal following at Jacobs Well Village hall from 19:45 onwards – tickets on the door £7.50 pp, raffle and prizes for the best vintage get-up in honour of the night.
20th May 2019: Burpham Community Association AGM
8pm in Sutherland Memorial Hall.
The agenda is as follows:
• Welcome • Our newly elected councillors, George Potter and Ted Mayne, will tell us what their priorities are for Burpham, and respond to your questions. If you are unable to be there but would like to ask a question please forward it to the Secretary who will ask on your behalf. • Presentation of Annual Report and Accounts for the year ending 31st March 2019 • Election of Chair and Executive Officers for 2019-2020 • Updates • AOB If you wish to submit a resolution, other than those for the election of Officers, please submit to the Secretary by Monday 13th May.
The BCA meeting will be followed by the Burpham Neighbourhood Forum AGM.
10th May 2019: Burpham Flood Forum
This will take place in Sutherland Memorial Hall at 2.30pm. Chaired by our MP, Anne Milton, it will bring all the relevant agencies together to discuss the Action Plan (see Local Issues - Flood Forum for more info)
5th May 2019: Burpham Bowling Club Open Session
The Burpham Bowling Club is having an open session on Sunday 5th May from 10am until 1pm. Fancy giving it a try? Visit their website for more info - www.burphambowlingclub.org.uk - or email Wendy Sheldon at email@example.com • No bowling experience is necessary • Coaching available • Social events all year round • Bowls available to borrow • Please wear flat footwear on the green
18th March 2019: Local Election Hustings
8pm in Sutherland Memorial Hall.
The speakers are:
Christian Holliday from the Conservatives
Sue Hackman from Labour
George Potter from the Liberal Democrats
If you are an Independent or planning to represent one of the other parties and wish to speak at the event, please contact our Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org
Each speaker will be allowed 8 minutes which will leave plenty of time
for questions. Andy Clapham will be chairing to ensure the event runs
smoothly. Don't forget - this is all about local issues, not national