After starting out in April 2016, the Balham President’s ‘Pilgrims’ finally arrived in Canterbury on 27 May 2017, after 120 miles completed in twelve stages over the year. Initially planned by the then President, Steve Palmer, as his own objective he received strong support from Circle Brothers, with never fewer than five on a stage and often more. Continue reading
The President’s Pilgrimage is nearly at Canterbury. In glorious weather, six Pilgrims and Lucy the dog walked the 11 miles from Charing to Chilham and are now just seven miles short of their objective. 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
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
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
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!