A total of 33 Brothers, wives, and clergy gathered at the Windmill on Clapham Common on April 24 for Balham Circles’s annual Clergy Night. The event took on an ecumenical dimension with the attendance also of The Rev Greg Prior, Vicar of Wandsworth, and his wife Judith. Continue reading
Six Balham Pilgrims completed the latest stage on 25 March. They have now arrived in Hollingbourne with less than 30 miles to go to Canterbury, which they are hoping to reach on 20 May. Continue reading
The Balham Brainiacs receive the Roland Young Cup
Brothers Charles Marriott, Patrick Neal and Steve Palmer (aka The Balham Brainiacs) are pictured with the Roland Young Cup following their victory in the annual Weybridge Circle Quiz Night on 21 March. Continue reading
Starting out on another leg of the pilgrimage. Left to right: Simon, Tristan, John, Steve, Charles and Frances. Taking the photo: Noel
We have missed some of the Balham pilgrimage stages (have no fear we will return to them!), but we can report that, on Saturday January 28, Balham President, Steve Palmer, supported by six other pilgrims and two dogs, continued his steady progress along the Pilgrims route to Canterbury. Continue reading
President Steve with fellow pilgrims John, Chris, Marianne, Charles and friend near Oxted station
The President’s Pilgrimage to Canterbury completed its fourth stage on 3 September when the pilgrims reached Oxted. Over forty miles have been completed with a further 70 to go. Continue reading
Balham and Croydon Brothers enjoy a ‘jar’ with other friends!
On August 10 the Balham annual visit to the Great British Beer Festival staged by CAMRA at Olympia proved as enjoyable as ever and Balham Brothers where jointed by beer enthusiasts from Croydon and Osterley circles.
Balham Brothers were delighted to welcome seven visiting brothers to their circle meeting on July 25th. Sadly, President Steve could not attend and past president Terry stood in. It was a very enjoyable evening with lots of buzz!