Upminster & District
Probus Club

For Retired Professional and Business Men


Meetings 2019





January 30th

Soup & roll, roast leg of lamb, roast potatoes, peas & butter beans, jam roly poly with custard, coffee.

Richard Mellor

The Majestic Age of the Ocean Liner

February 27th

Soup & roll, baked American chicken, jacket potato, tomatoes & peas, hot rice pudding with stewed fruit, coffee.

Ann Hardy

Memories of the East End

March 27th

Soup & roll, cottage pie, whole green beans & carrots, rhubarb crumble with custard, coffee.

Richard Dodd

Buildings that made the Seaside

April 24th

Soup & roll, gammon & pineapple, chips, peas & tomato, trifle, coffee.

Richard Moorey

Old Hornchurch

May 29th

Soup & roll, roast chicken breast with stuffing, roast potatoes, broad beans & carrots, pear belle Helene, coffee.

Brian Luck

Hooray for Hollywood

June 26th 

Soup & roll, cold ham & gala pie, new potatoes, coleslaw, Dutch apple pie & cream, coffee.

Graham Parry

Essex Wildlife Trust – Ingrebourne Valley


July 31st

Soup & roll, poached fillet of salmon with cream sauce, new potatoes & peas, strawberries and cream, coffee.

Malcolm Wells MBE

So far so good – Gulf war experiences etc.

August 28th

Soup & roll, lasagne with salad & garlic bread, lemon sponge with hot lemon sauce, coffee.

Brian D’Arcy

Living with the Tower of London Ghosts

September 25th 

Melon gondola, roast pork with apple sauce, roast potatoes, Brussel sprouts & carrots, strawberry gateau, coffee.

Dawn Roche JP

Magistrates in the Community

October 30th  AGM

Soup & roll, baked American chicken, jacket potato, tomatoes & sweetcorn, apple pie and custard, coffee.

Ian Bevan

History of Crystal Palace

November 27th

Soup & roll, steak and mushroom pie, new potatoes and peas, Bakewell tart  with custard, coffee.

Dave Wilcox

London Through the Lens

December 18th


Soup & roll, full Christmas lunch with all the trimmings.

Peter Jones

How to do Everything and be Happy