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!
New Balham Circle President Steve, in the company of Tristan, John, Don and Tracey-Anne completed the first leg of his planned walk along the Pilgrims Way, which was from Farnham to Puttenham. Continue reading
A happy band of Balham and Croydon Brothers and Wives enjoyed an entertaining visit to the BBC Headquarters in Portland Place on Friday Aril 1. Certainly not April fools, we were lucky enough to catch one of the last tours for the time being and we were given an interesting insight into “Aunty’s” culture and workings.
Balham Circle hosted a very successful Clergy and Ladies’ night on 2nd February. A good number of local clergy attended representing some of the major parishes in the Balham Circle’s catchment.