Balham Circle Ladies Night was a well attended event and, in addition to Balham brothers and their wives, the Circle warmly welcomed Grand President, Peter Woodford and his wife Ann, Provincial President Kevin Rourke and his wife Jacqui and Provincial Director, David Arundale and his wife Maureen. The full complement of guests was completed by Fr Davis from St Thomas Beckett Church.
Noel and Anne Brownsell, Brian and Valerie Taylor, William Gallegher and Terry & Lucille Brown all attended the Durham Conference (May 15-17). While we all went to different events and stayed in different hotels, we did all get together for the conference itself, which we agreed was most interesting. Continue reading “Enjoying ourselves too much!”
The Balham Circle clergy night was held at the French cafe on Tuesday February 3 and was attended by about 20 brothers and wives and four priests, all enjoying an informal and convivial evening.
On the evening of January 13 a select group of Balham brothers, wives and friends enjoyed a mind-boggling evening of illusion and trickery at the Magic Circle.
The traditional beer and curry night held by Balham Circle at the Mirch Masala restaurant in Upper Tooting Road was popular as ever. We were pleased that visiting gentleman John Nelligan and his wife Nuala (pictured below) joined us for our festive feast.
The Province 19 weekend in Bristol in October seems a long time ago now, but it is worth recording that Balham was in attendance with Noel & Anne, Brian & Valery, David & Karen and Terry & Lucille all enjoying a great weekend from Fiday 5th to Sunday 7th. Continue reading Provincial Weekend in Bristol: Balham Brothers were there!
It was a real delight to have glorious late September sunshine on Sunday September 29 as Balham Brothers celebrated President’s Sunday with wives and children. Continue reading Balham Brothers & families enjoy the September sunshine
The Balham ‘JoinMe’ visits got going on Friday June 20 with a trip to the Dulwich Picture Gallery. Continue reading First ‘JoinMe’ excursion to Dulwich Picture Gallery
The Balham Catenians Circle website is live! Council agreed to its launch on Monday, November 11. An email has gone out to all Balham brothers with a link to the site and this post is intended to help both Brothers and interested Gentlemen find their way around the site.