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Essex IG10 1LA
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Fax: +44 (0) 20 8508 4356
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Monday to Thursday
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Society members are cordially invited to attend a Carol Service at St. George's Church, Hanover Square, London on Sunday, 15th December at 6.00 pm. The service will be sung by a professional choir and follows the same pattern and format as the famous King's College Cambridge Carol Service. Refreshments will follow the service. And to get into the mood you may like to watch this.....
Our East Dorset Branch have organised an English Afternoon Tea & Live Classical Music by the Sea event at the Bournemouth Cliffside Hotel on Please visit the Branch Events page for further details.
We are sure that members will be very interested in this video depicting our patron, HM The Queen, during her lifetime. Enjoy....
Last Year's Cenotaph Wreath Laying Parade
Is England in your blood? Are you proud to be English, proud of our heritage, history and traditions? If so, then why not become a member of our Society.
of our Society is open to all people who share our love of England
If you would like to join the society, please go to the Join us page (under the membership link) where you can download our membership application form. You can also join us through your local branch.
You can find your local branch contact information and their schedule of events by using the Branches links above. Where a branch has its own website, the link will take you directly to their site.
Smile at us, pay us, pass us; but do not quite forget.
For we are the people of England, that never have spoken yet.
There is many a fat farmer that drinks less cheerfully,
There is many a free French peasant who is richer and sadder than we.
There are no folk in the whole world so helpless or so wise.
There is hunger in our bellies, there is laughter in our eyes;
You laugh at us and love us, both mugs and eyes are wet:
Only you do not know us. For we have not spoken yet.
(First verse from The Secret People by G.K. Chesterton)
Today I saw the flag of England, fluttering from a mast,
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